High-Growth Service Provider Finds Performance, Reliability, Simplicity In Network Ops

Gila River Telecommunications gains a performance-based architecture, port density, and the ability to do multiple EAPS rings.

Faced with ever-increasing customer demand, the solution delivered a high-performance 10 Gigabit Ethernet core, and Summit® switches in the central offices. Overall, the Extreme Networks solution provided the following benefits:

  • Ethernet Automatic Protection Switching (EAPS) provides fault tolerance and ensures continuous network operation even in the event of a fiber ring outage or interruption
  • Simplified network management, which saves time for busy IT staff
  • Self-sufficient network requires little need for support or interference, enabling the service provider to focus on selling its own services