AFORE Announces InterPort(TM) Ethernet Link OAM and Enhanced Service OAM Software Solution

    Offers seamless OAM for Ethernet Networks in Metro Ethernet, Broadband
    Access, 3G/4G Wireless Infrastructure and Industrial Network Applications

    OTTAWA, July 16 /CNW Telbec/ - AFORE Solutions, Inc. a leader in the
design and delivery of technology solutions for network equipment providers
and embedded systems today announced the immediate availability of its
InterPort(TM) Ethernet in the First Mile (EFM) OAM and advanced Release
2.0 Service OAM (S-OAM) licensable software solutions which allow network
equipment providers to enhance their Ethernet network solutions.
    "The new InterPort offerings represent a valuable extension to AFORE's
expanding software product line," said Alex Berlin, CEO of AFORE Solutions.
"Furthermore, these new modules can be directly integrated into new and
existing equipment providing advanced management and monitoring capabilities
across a broad range of applications for data center, service provider and
industrial Ethernet networks."
    The InterPort EFM OAM software module is a portable implementation of all
management and control plane components of IEEE 802.3ah Clause 57, also known
as Link OAM. Ethernet Link OAM includes mechanisms for monitoring link
operation, such as remote fault indication and remote loopback control. The
standard compliant InterPort EFM OAM software module enables equipment
manufacturers to rapidly and cost-effectively offer robust features on their
next-generation Ethernet product lines.
    Release 2.0 of AFORE's InterPort Service OAM software suite is also
generally available and provides enhanced capabilities including simultaneous
support of IEEE 802.1ag and ITU-T Y.1731, multicast loopback support and
enhanced MIB ready APIs. AFORE's InterPort S-OAM software offers comprehensive
connectivity fault management, alarm notification, trouble shooting, and
performance monitoring capabilities to enable enhanced Ethernet capabilities
utilizing existing platforms.
    InterPort solutions for 802.3ah EFM OAM integrate seamlessly with the
AFORE InterPort SOAM (802.1ag/Y.1731) and G.8031 Ethernet protection switching
    AFORE's InterPort software modules are platform independent solutions for
Metro Ethernet, WiMAX, LTE and Microwave backhaul systems in addition to
meeting the needs of enterprise backbone and industrial Ethernet equipment

    About AFORE Solutions:

    AFORE is a leading provider of innovative technology solutions for
network equipment providers spanning both wire line and wireless network
infrastructures and applications. AFORE's solutions are based on advanced
design capabilities, system expertise and InterPort(TM) software technology
for Ethernet, Wireless Backhaul, Broadband Access and Data Center
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For further information:

For further information: Betsy Gilbert, (203) 630-3777 (office), (203)
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