Favorite GPON Vendor?
jerome at ceriz.fr
Tue Nov 10 19:22:24 UTC 2015
Le 09/11/2015 15:49, Jay Patel a écrit :
> Who is your favorite GPON OLT/ONU Vendor? Why? I am looking for
I've had great operationnal feedback with Alcatel's gear. Not the old
7302 series, rather the 7360s which support up to 16 ports/slot.
The best part is their provisionning system, because it's a "service
template" driven logic. It scales well, as long as you don't try to
produce L3 services right on the OLT chassis (better trunk to a 7750 SR
or any other L3 router).
The 7360FX line also has a P2P linecard, which is usefull when you want
to serve both residential and business accesses from the same device.
- Up to 32k GPON subscribers per chassis
- Up to 1152 gigabit ports per chassis in PtP setup (ideal for B2B)
- Unlimited customers from the same mamangement server (5620SAM,
optionnal but worth it past 5+ chassis)
On the financial aspects, well, it's surprisingly cheap as soon as you
have to scale past the chinese pizabox OLTs. Over 9 trees out of a
single PoP, you're definitely more effective with such devices.
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