SAN JOSE, Calif. and HSINCHU SCIENCE PARK, TAIWAN, June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Symmetricom®, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYMM), a worldwide leader in precision time and frequency technologies, today announced a new partnership with FiberLogic Communications, Inc., the leading provider of transportation, operation and precision (TOP) solutions for Carrier Ethernet mobile backhaul networks through the SyncWorld® Ecosystem Program.
FiberLogic Communications worked closely with Symmetricom on validating the compliance of its OptiQNet842 and OptiQNet852, an access-based Ethernet Demarcation Devices (EDD), with the IEEE 1588-2008 standard. Throughout the rigorous testing, FiberLogic's Carrier Ethernet portfolio was shown to be capable of maintaining precise and constant synchronization with Symmetricom's carrier-grade TimeProvider® 5000 IEEE 1588-2008 Grandmaster Clock.
"Transportation, operation and precision are the three definitive factors for a reliable service offering in next generation mobile backhaul networks," said Dr. Wendell Lee, general manager of FiberLogic Communications. "As a top choice among packet-based timing and frequency solutions in the industry, Symmetricom's TimeProvider 5000 has helped validate our FiberLogic's Carrier Ethernet technology."According to the recent report on Ethernet Access Devices (EADs) from Infonetrics Research, the EAD worldwide revenue hit $821M in 2011. The report also states that the EAD market saw a 17% increase over 2010, and is growing as a direct reflection of Carrier Ethernet connections to businesses, with backhaul from buildings and DSLAMs, and a growing mobile backhaul application. "Precise timing is an essential element of successful Carrier Ethernet network deployments to support LTE networks," said Manish Gupta, vice president marketing at Symmetricom. "We welcome FiberLogic Communications to the SyncWorld Ecosystem Program and look forward to more successful backhaul deployments with our partners." To find out more about how Symmetricom supports backhaul, download the white paper, "Synchronization for Next Generation Networks—The PTP Telecom Profile" here: http://www.symmetricom.com/resources/downloads/white-papers/IEEE-1588-PTP-Solutions/Synchronization-for-Next-Generation-NetworksThe-PTP-Telecom-Profile/ For more information on Symmetricom's SyncWorld® Ecosystem Program, visit: http://www.symmetricom.com/company/syncworld/ About Symmetricom, Inc. Symmetricom (NASDAQ:SYMM), a world leader in precise time solutions, sets the world's standard for time. The company generates, distributes and applies precise time for the communications, aerospace/defense, IT infrastructure and metrology industries. Symmetricom's customers, from communications service providers and network equipment manufacturers to governments and their suppliers worldwide, are able to build more reliable networks and systems by using the company's advanced timing technologies, atomic clocks, services and solutions. All products support today's precise timing standards, including GPS-based timing, IEEE 1588 (PTP), Network Time Protocol (NTP), Synchronous Ethernet and DOCSIS® timing. Symmetricom is based in San Jose, Calif., with offices worldwide. For more information, visit: http://www.symmetricom.com or join the dialogue at http://www.twitter.com/symmetricom. About FiberLogic Communications, Inc.Founded in 1999, FiberLogic Communications is a leading provider for both wireline (fiber optical) and wireless (digital microwave) access solutions, with the latest product offerings being OptiQNet842/852 Carrier Ethernet demarcation devices. Certified by MEF9&14 (EPL/EVPL/ELAN) and equipped with comprehensive OAM and synchronization capabilities, FiberLogic's portfolio for TOP is poised for helping customers to meet the stringent requirement of the next generation mobile backhaul. FiberLogic is based in Hsinchu Science Park, Taiwan. For more information please visit: http://www.FiberLogic.com. SYMM-G
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