Alcatel-Lucent has launched 7705 SAR-Fixed Form Factor and enhanced operating system software.
According to the company, its 7705 SAR-Fixed Form Factor (7705 SAR-F) enhances a fully managed, complete end-to-end solution for carriers moving from TDM/PDH transport for mobile backhaul to carrier ethernet and IP/MPLS networks. New features and functionality of the single-rack unit 7705 SAR-F include: cost-effective scaling, resiliency or redundancy covering synchronization, uplinks and power feeds as well as extreme temperature hardened characteristics (-40 degrees centigrade to +65 degrees centigrade).
In addition, the 7705 SAR-F is claimed to leverage Alcatel-Lucent’s SR OS software to support new advanced functionality. The 7705 SAR-F is available with enhanced port density (16 x T1/E1 plus 6x 10/100 and 2 GE ports in 1 RU) and provides evolution capability for mobile and wireline operators to migrate to IP/MPLS to support 4G/LTE in the future.
Basil Alwan, president of Alcatel-Lucent IP activities, said: The introduction of the new 7705 SAR-F and enhancements to our SAR family demonstrates our commitment to continuous innovation and technological leadership in the IP/MPLS market for mobile service providers.