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EtherNID & MetroNID Packet Assurance Demarcation Units

Supplier: JDSU T&M Australia

Defining Intelligent Demarcation

Price Guide: POA

EtherNID™ and MetroNID™ demarcation units define the boundaries of your network, enabling end-to-end service provisioning and assurance with carrier-grade performance.

The EtherNID and MetroNID units are built on the patent-pending Fast-Thru™ architecture, a unique hardware-based design that provides advanced performance testing and service creation capabilities in a compact, cost efficient, carrier-grade-in-line element.

Unlike store-and-forward architectures, Fast-Thru's proprietary silicon design provides wire-speed pass-through performance without adding jitter or delay, while at the same time providing micro-second measurement resolution and real-time processing for every packet flowing through the unit.

Withtransparent fall-over, NEBS Level 3 certification, no fans or moving parts, and 3-way redundant power, EtherNID and MetroNID units are truly carrier-grade. A variety of mounting options mean flexible installation at customer premises, cell sites, central offices and aggregation nodes.

EtherNID™ Units

Designed to demarc the edge of your network, EtherNIDs offer advanced Packet Performance Assurance™ and service creation directly from customer premises and cell-sites. With a full range of Ethernet rates and interfaces, the comprehensive EtherNID family fits your network from end-to-end.

MetroNID™ Units

High-performance MetroNID units provide carrier-grade demarcation within metro and access networks. Designed for cellular hubs, aggregation nodes, and carrier hand-offs, MetroNIDs segment, monitor and bridge diverse networks, delivering pervasive OAM and performance monitoring visibility.


  • Constant in-service monitoring of SLA
  • Per-flow Statistics
  • Wirespeed Traffic Generator & Analyzer
  • Loopback testing
  • Setting a clear Demarcation Point between the Customers' and the Carriers' Ethernet Network (latency & jitter free)
  • SLA management
  • Implementing Operations, Administration and Maintenance (OAM) for Ethernet Services
Key Features
  • Network Interface: 10/100/1000 BaseTX
  • Client Interface: 10/100/1000 BaseTX
  • Performance Assurance Agent
  • One way performance validation with 1 µs resolution
  • Inline transparent performance
  • In-Service Loop Back Layer 1 to 4
  • Real-time statistics on live traffic at Layer 1 to 4(per VLAN,Ether type,ToS,CoS,MAC,IP, etc.)
  • Responds to FST-2802 loop-back codes

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