MPLS & Metro Ethernet

Cut support time to a minimum

MPLS & Metro Ethernet

StableNet® management for MPLS, MetroE, and Carrier Ethernet provides visibility into Layer 2 and Layer 3 MPLS and VPLS deployments. Leveraging topology and LSP path information collected via SNMP, StableNet® can manage MPLS/VPLS deployments, including MP-iBGP and End-to-End path monitoring. StableNet® has native support for common edge devices such as Cisco®, Juniper®, Redback®, and others without the need for manual intervention or programming of correlation rules.

StableNet® MPLS & Metro Ethernet

Supported Technologies

StableNet® supports the following technologies:

  • Layer 2 based on draft-kompella-l2ppvpn-version
  • Layer 2 based on Martini
  • Layer 3 based on RFC 2547bis (VRFs)
  • BGP VPLS based on Internet draft draft-ietf-ppvpn-vpls-bgp
  • LDP VPLS based on draft draft-ietf-l2vpn-vpls-ldp
  • 802.1ah Provider Backbone Bridging
  • QinQ Provider Bridging (802.1ad)

Key Features

  • VPN Auto Discovery
  • Network Visualization
  • Root Cause & Impact Analysis
  • Multi-Vendor Support

Product Advantages

  • Autodetects Layer 2 and Layer 3 VPNs at PE routers and the LSPs across the LSRs. Automatically discovers OSFP, ISIS, MP-iBGP, and VLAN.
  • Graphically displays VPN topologies per customer and/or per technology.
  • Tracks the cause of a VPN End-to-End failure down to the LSR where the problem occurs.
  • Works with a number of different hardware vendors including Cisco®, Juniper®, Redback®, Huawei, and others.

Product Benefits

  • Auto-populate your CMBD with the actually deployed VPNs from our routers. Cut support time to a minimum.
  • See the connectivity and status of elements in a graphical topology display.
  • Ability to associated VPNs with customers to see customer and service impact to priorities NOC activities.
  • Improved scalability and flexibility in cross-domain and multi-vendor deployments.

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