1-port Channelized OC-12 with 12 DS3s spare

Model: LC-OC12-DS3=

Cisco - Expansion module - SONET/SDH - fiber optic - OC-12

Many businesses that use a dedicated connection to gain access to the Internet are experiencing strains in throughput and slow response times. Network designers are searching for a new networking solution that can satisfy the ever-increasing need for bandwidth and transmission capacity. As a result, carriers, competitive local exchange carriers (CLECs, ) and Internet service providers (ISPs) are now offering DS3 (45-Mbps) dedicated access connections. Anticipating these trends, Cisco has responded by developing the CHOC-12 / DS3, as shown in, which simplifies the deployment of DS3 services. The CHOC-12 / DS3 provides up to 12 DS3 connections over a single optical interface. This setup allows network designers to increase the port density and minimize floor-space consumption. Network designers can now offer dedicated DS3 access that scales to new levels of performance and capacity, satisfying the bandwidth needs of Internet users.

Cabling TypeFiber optic
Compliant StandardsIEEE 802.6 (ATM)
Data Link ProtocolSONET/SDH
Data Transfer Rate622 Mbps
Device TypeExpansion module
Form FactorPlug-in module
Line RateOC-12
Product DescriptionCisco expansion module
RAM64 MB
System RequirementsCisco IOS

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