Services for Networking

AFORE Solutions’ custom development for networking services can accelerate time-to-market while reducing development costs based on proven reference designs, robust InterPort technology, engineering services and professional engineering processes.

 

The AFORE team can assist clients with all aspects of product development, ranging from system and architectural design, embedded software and hardware development, design verification, product testing and real time performance optimization to turnkey custom software development solutions.

 

Our expertise is broad and our success is proven. Browse our work by network type:

 

Carrier Ethernet

Expertise
Bridging, VLAN, Q-in-Q, PBB, PBB-TE
Ethernet OAM: Link OAM and Service OAM
Ethernet APS and Ethernet Ring Protection
STP, RSTP, MSTP
MEF Ethernet UNI, Ethernet Services, Traffic Management
TDM over Ethernet
Ethernet over SONET/SDH
Ethernet VPN
Ethernet Encryption and Authentication
Service Activation (Y.1564)
Throughput tests (RFC2544)
High Speed Ethernet (100Gbps, 40Gbps)
Projects
Ethernet Line Card development, both hardware and software, for a MSPP platform
Ethernet ring protection software development for an Ethernet aggregation product
Ethernet OAM software development for an Ethernet NID device
Service Activation features for a High Speed Ethernet access device
SLA Monitoring (MEF 10.3) for an Ethernet NID device

IP/MPLS Networking

Expertise
IP v4, IP v6 and routing protocols
Security: IPSec, SSH
MPLS, MPLS-TP, PWE3
IP/MPLS OAM: BFD, VCCV
IGMP, IGMP snooping, MLD, DHCP
IP VPN, VPLS
Projects
IP v6 software development for a multi-service switching and routing platform
IPSec and SSH secure management software for an enterprise networking appliance
IP/MPLS OAM software development for a Metro MPLS/PWE platform
IGMP and IGMP snooping protocol software development for a common routing software framework
System verification for an IP VPN gateway

Mobile Backhaul

Expertise
2G, 3G, WiMax and LTE wireless backhaul over IP/Ethernet, MEF 22
ATM, ATM IMA and ATM Pseudowire
SAToP, CESoPSN, MEF 8 and TDMoIP
Microwave Ethernet
Synchronization and clock recovery: IEEE 1588 and synchronous Ethernet
Projects
Mobile backhaul system software development (PowerQuicc + Wintegra)
Channelized OC3/STM1 line card software development for a Microwave Ethernet backhaul platform
Any Service Any Port PWE3 AMC card (hardware and software) for a wireless backhaul transport product
 

Broadband Access

Expertise
FTTx, GPON, EFM, Mid-band Ethernet, xDSL, DSLAM
Advanced traffic management, QoS, TR-58, TR-59, TR-69 and TR-101
Projects
Ring protection software development for a broadband aggregation platform
IGMP snooping software development for a GPON ONT product
Multiservice interworking software development for a broadband loop access platform

Enterprise Networking

Expertise
Network Virtualization, Storage Virtualization
SAN extension, Fibre Channel
WAN optimization, compression, FEC
Encryption
Projects
Accelerated Secure Edge (ASE) technologies: VirtualWire, EthernetPACK, EtherSECURE, SAN-XTEND, EtherCORRECT

EMS and NMS

Expertise
SLAs, Performance Monitoring
Policy Management: e.g. time of day
SNMP v2/v3, MIBs, NetConf
Web based management: HTTP, XML, Java
CLI
3rd party management framework: Tail-F ConfD, HP Openview, Net-SNMP
Projects
EMS software development for a MSPP product line
Storage cluster management software development
NMS software development for a multiservice switching and routing product line
 

ATCA/Micro-TCA/AMC

Expertise
ATCA, Micro-TCA, AMC hardware design
IPMI
COTS middleware for ATCA/AMC platform
Projects
DSP AMC card development
TDM over Packet AMC card development
ATCA GPON OLT card system design

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