The MEF membership underlines ELCONs technology know-how in the area of carrier Ethernet March 30, 2011, Hartmannsdorf: ELCON Systemtechnik, the leading manufacturer of optimized network access equipment for cable and telecom operators, is now a member of the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF). Business solutions for highly available symmetrical bandwidth, ELCON offers high end products that meet the standard of the MEF. The business IP gateways of the ELCONnect convince through their diverse applications in the areas of SHDSL, VDSL2 and Gigabit fiber series. The ELCON gateways are the ideal solution for data transmission in the area Metro Ethernet, for Internet cloud services such as Web-based storage applications, the connection of external sites to a Central virtual local networks (VLAN) as well as for prioritized voice and image transmission services. Our membership of the MEF for ELCON is a positive benefit in terms of carrier Ethernet, said Marco Dietrich, Vice President Engineering at ELCON. We are now working effectively with the standards of the MEFs and able the gained know-how to implement promptly how our technology solutions. Thus, we are a competent technology partner for our customers who already MEF compliant services roll out.
Furthermore, we now have the opportunity to ensure the interoperability of our products with other manufacturers. This simplifies our customers. the upgrading of their networks” To the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF):, the MEF as a standards body for carrier Ethernet is an International Association of the industry with over 150 representatives and organizations including telecommunications service providers, cable service providers, manufacturers of network technology and software, semiconductor producers, as well as testing and test organizations. Mission of the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) is to promote the distribution of carrier-class Ethernet and to establish this as a global service. The MEF develops carrier Ethernet technical specifications and takes care of the interoperability with the rollout of carrier Ethernet services.
ELCON has sold more than 10 million devices as a leading supplier of innovative telecommunications products and network components for copper, fiber optic or coaxial cable networks to customers in 34 countries. Over 200 employees are working at our Frankfurt, Dresden, Paris, Vienna and Hartmannsdorf sites for our customers. Well-known European telecommunication network operators in Germany, France, Spain, Austria and other European countries, as well as system suppliers and system integrators include ELCONs customers at home and abroad. contact: ELCON Systemtechnik Lars Bahlmann GmbH phone: (+ 49) 6196 88716 16 E-Mail: