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1 Ethernet: What is Working and What s Not? Monday, April 16, :30-3:15 3:15 p.m. Ethernet

2 PLEASE SILENCE YOUR CELL PHONES THANK YOU! Ethernet

3 Moderator: Kevin Coyne, President and COO, FiberLight LLC Speakers: Paul Savill, Senior Vice President, Global Core Network Services, Level 3 Communications Sekar Swaminathan, VP of Engineering, R&D MegaPath Inc. Vijay Raman, Vice President, Product Management and Marketing, Overture Ethernet

4 Ethernet - What s Working and What s Not? Paul Savill SVP, Global Core Product Management April 16, 2012 Level e 3 Communications, o LLC. All Rights Reserved. ed Level e 3, Level e 3 Communications o and the Level e 3 Communications o Logo are either registered service marks or service marks of Level 3 Communications, LLC and/or one of its Affiliates in the United States and/or other countries. Level 3 services are provided by wholly owned subsidiaries of Level 3 Communications, Inc. Any other service names, product names, company names or logos included herein are the trademarks or service marks of their respective owners. Proprietary & Confidential

5 Carrier Interconnection Level 3 s Prioritization of Interconnection Coverage expansion, inclusive of diversity Cost reduction Partner Requirements MEF Compliance Carrier Grade Product Install intervals SLAs Standardized Pricing Ubiquitous network architecture Robust support infrastructure Competitive Pricing Meaningful On-net Building List Proprietary & Confidential Level 3 Communications, LLC. All Rights Reserved. 5

6 Carrier Interconnection Interconnection Problems Service delivery intervals Product compatibility NID stacking Pricing Standardization to support quoting automation and scaling Inside Wiring Construction charges EoC building fall-out rates Proprietary & Confidential Level 3 Communications, LLC. All Rights Reserved. 6

7 Ethernet Investment Issues Switched vs Dedicated Architectures Customer perception of Ethernet Customers simply want an Ethernet service at a lower cost This provides the basis for the industry response Network Virtualization (switched) drives end-to-end value and efficiency for providers and clients Direct support for Cloud methodology adoption Closer link between cost and consumption Lower equipment costs; customer, edge and core However, the price/performance trade-off remains in effect Economic balancing act Real differences remain between Switched Ethernet and Ethernet over SONET Within Switched Ethernet, differences abound in configuration and provisioning standards Proprietary & Confidential Level 3 Communications, LLC. All Rights Reserved. 7

8 Ethernet SLA Services and Challenges Sekar Swaminathan Vice President of Engineering R&D MegaPath Copyright 2012 MegaPath. All Rights Reserved. Ethernet 8

9 MegaPath Largest Ethernet over Copper Operator in the US Coverage: 680 COs planned by COs deployed dso far 19 major markets & counting Technology: IEEE 802.3ah EFM Adtran TA5000 MSAP Up to 8 DS0 copper pairs Services: 2X2 Mbps to 45X45 Mbps Ethernet Value added services: MPLS VPN, Internet Access, Managed Security* & Voice* Wholesale offering with Layer 2, MPLS and IP aggregation options Industry leading SLAs Class of Service * Available in Commercial offering only Copyright 2012 MegaPath. All Rights Reserved. Ethernet 9

10 Ethernet over Copper SLAs Offered: SLA Item Installation Interval: access circuit InstallationInterval: Interval: value added services Guarantee 45 days for <= 20 Mbps 60 days for > 20 Mbps 14 days Availability* % MTTR 4 hours Packet Delivery* 99.99% Round Trip Delay* 50 ms POP to POP 50 ms UNI to NNI * SLAs may vary depending on CoS, Value Added Service and Aggregation Option for Wholesale Partners Copyright 2012 MegaPath. All Rights Reserved. Ethernet 10

11 Challenges Installation Related: Limitations in the availability of DS0 loops Distance sensitivity & lack of uniform quality of DS0 loops LEC dependency for loop delivery Sequential linstallation ti of access and value added d services Availability related: Mastering the management of new core network IP layer outages reduced availability for single non redundant availability Achieving 100% availability by eliminating single points of failures MTTR related: Multiple copper pairs result in fewer hard down outages Fewer outages result in higher Mean time to restore (smaller denominator in the mean ) Latency related: Some segments of national network need enhancements Copyright 2012 MegaPath. All Rights Reserved. Ethernet 11

12 Positives Organizational efficiencies: MegaPath s extensive experience with Copper Efficient order processing & fulfillment processes Strong relationships with LECs Highly efficient i Field Tech team Adherence to Standards: Standard SLAs with industry leading guarantees OAM (802.1 ag/ah /h& Y.1731) tools for operations and support teams Automation: End to End automation with minimal manual intervention Ever evolving li Nt Network: Bigger and better transport Elimination of single points of failures through redundancy Routing efficiencies through better Traffic Engineering Copyright 2012 MegaPath. All Rights Reserved. Ethernet 12

13 Ethernet What is Working & What s Not Vijay Raman VP of Marketing & Product Management Comptel PLUS San Francisco April 16, Overture Networks Confidential and Proprietary March 2012 OVERTURENETWORKS.COM

14 Ethernet Service Management Checklist Rapid Service Turn Up & Deployment SLA Monitoring as a Service Differentiator Building and Managing a Rlibl Reliable Service Overture Networks Confidential and Proprietary March 2012

15 Ethernet: What is Working? Significant Growth in Ethernet Services for Retail Service Providers and Wholesale Operators Broad set of Ethernet Service Management Tools Y.1731 (MEF Loss, Delay & Delay Variation), CFM Advanced performance reporting & testing capabilities with RFC 2544, Y.1564 Performance Monitoring Portals in the Cloud 2 way, 1 way, real time metrics Overture Networks Confidential and Proprietary March 2012

16 Ethernet: Challenges / Hurdles Service Ubiquity, i Reaching All Customer Locations Fiber TDM Copper Network Connectivity: 10GE, 1GE, EoDS1, EoDS3, EoSONET, EoC Ethernet Services: 1Mbps to 10Gbps Overture Networks Confidential and Proprietary March 2012

17 Ethernet: Challenges / Hurdles ENNI Your Customer Your Network Not Your Network End to End OAM/Service Management Across Access and Wholesale Service Provider Networks Concern with the customer experience they are able to provide using another carrier s network Seeking efficiency to lower the cost of delivering service over another carrier s network Trying to minimize the VLAN space required to provide service over another carrier s network, and the need to preserve the customer s original QoS/CoS Overture Networks Confidential and Proprietary March 2012

18 The Goal: Universal Ethernet Connectivity Overture Networks Confidential and Proprietary March 2012

19 Thank You Overture Networks Confidential and Proprietary March 2012 OVERTURENETWORKS.COM

20 Contact Information: Kevin Coyne, Paul Savill, Sekar Swaminathan, Vijay Raman, Ethernet

21 THANK YOU FOR ATTENDING! Ethernet

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