Redback Networks Inc., a provider of next-generation broadband networking systems, today announced that China Netcom's Liaoning Communication Corporation, is deploying a network of Redback SmartEdge 800 Service Gateway systems to provide a new powerful, integrated platform for business and consumer broadband access and services in the northeastern Chinese province.
In the implemented configuration, Redback's SmartEdge Service Gateway systems will simultaneously manage consumer broadband and business IP services on a single, unified "converged edge" platform. Liaoning Communication Corporation selected Redback SmartEdge Service Gateway systems to build Smart Broadband Networks that serve both consumer and business needs simultaneously with high reliability, great flexibility, low operational costs and the ability to offer customized services. The company also wanted a platform to meet the present demands and future opportunities of a quickly growing communications infrastructure.
The Redback Service Gateway platforms integrate the B-RAS strength of Redback's SMS family of subscriber management systems with the SmartEdge platform's purpose-built hardware and software to provide subscriber management with dynamic policy enforcement, carrier-class IP routing, ATM mediation, MPLS VPNs, multicast and advanced video capabilities and high performance Quality of Service (QoS).