Networking Software supports UNI 2.1/2.2 requirements.

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With support for Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) UNI 2.1 and 2.2 specifications, InterPort(TM) helps network equipment providers accelerate deployment of carrier Ethernet services. UNI 2.2 software package includes Service OAM (802.1ag, Y.1731 with auto discovery), Link OAM, Link Aggregation, and Ethernet Local Management Interface (E-LMI). Modules are platform-independent solutions for Metro and Carrier Ethernet, WiMAX, LTE, and Mobile/Microwave backhaul systems.



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AFORE Introduces MEF UNI 2.2 InterPort(TM) Software Solution



Enables Network Equipment Providers to Accelerate Deployment of Carrier Ethernet Services

OTTAWA, Feb. 12 -- AFORE Solutions, Inc., a leader in the design and delivery of technology solutions for the networking industry, announced the immediate availability of its InterPort(TM) licensable software solution supporting the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) UNI 2.1 and UNI 2.2 specifications.

"The demand for large scale deployment of profitable Ethernet services requires service flexibility and high reliability at lower operation costs", said Alex Berlin, AFORE's President and CEO. "By supporting the MEF UNI Type 2 specifications, InterPort enables network equipment providers to enhance their reputation for reliability and support for high-performance business Ethernet services, wireless backhaul and broadband aggregation."

The MEF specifications for UNI Type 2 (2.1 and 2.2) include:

- E-LMI allows UNI-C to retrieve EVC status and service attributes from UNI-N as specified in MEF 16
- Link OAM allows the customer and service provider to monitor and diagnose the UNI connectivity at the link level
- Service OAM allows the customer and service provider to monitor and diagnose the services end-to-end
- Link Aggregation provides the capability to protect against port failure

AFORE's InterPort UNI 2.2 software package includes Service OAM (802.1ag, Y.1731 with auto discovery), Link OAM, Link Aggregation and Ethernet Local Management Interface (E-LMI) providing a complete solution to meet the requirements of network equipment providers building Ethernet networking solutions.

InterPort software modules are platform independent solutions for Metro and Carrier Ethernet, WiMAX, LTE and Mobile/Microwave backhaul systems in addition to meeting the needs of enterprise backbone and industrial Ethernet equipment providers.

About AFORE Solutions:

AFORE is a leading provider of innovative technology to the networking industry. Our unique blend of custom development, InterPort(TM) technology, and system solutions enable network equipment providers, service providers and enterprises to accelerate innovation and deployment of advanced networking applications. For more information visit: www.aforesolutions.com. AFORE - Acceleration FOR Ethernet(TM)

CONTACT: Sales Contact: sales@aforesolutions.com

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