Sunrise Telecom Tests Ethernet ENNI

Sunrise Telecom announced the immediate availability of the STT Metro Carrier Ethernet verification platform

April 12, 2010

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LONDON -- Sunrise Telecom(R) Incorporated (Pink Sheets:SRTI), todayannounced the immediate availability of the STT(R)Metro Carrier Ethernet verification platform (http://www.sunrisetelecom.com/sttmetro/pr),a complete field test platform addressing the service verificationrequirements for Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) External Network to NetworkInterfaces (ENNI).

The recently ratified MEF 26 ENNI Specification standardizes many of theservice parameters necessary to extend a Carrier Ethernet service overmultiple networks operated by separate operators. The STT Metro test setprovides a complete solution for verifying services at the ENNI.

The STT Metro has been a popular choice of network operators forautomated Carrier Ethernet field testing. Sunrise Telecom has enhancedthe platform with Carrier Ethernet Operations, Administration andMaintenance (OAM) capabilities designed to automate the process ofvalidating the mandatory OAM functionality at the ENNI. This newcapability completes the ENNI verification suite, which includes a broadrange of tests for validating services provisioned between differentnetwork operators. The MEF ENNI defines interface and service attributesnecessary for multiple operators to cooperate for the delivery ofCarrier Ethernet services and enables the Global Interconnection ofCarrier Ethernet services at Ethernet Network Exchange (ENX) pointsoperated by major network operators around the world.

"Validating the accuracy of the service provisioning details, serviceattributes and service level agreement (SLA) at the interconnectionpoint is critical to the successful deployment of services over theENNI," said Craig Easley, vice president of marketing at SunriseTelecom. "The Sunrise Telecom STT Metro automates the rigorous testingof Operator Virtual Connection (OVC) attributes, compliance with MEF 26interface details, as well as verifies the correct operation of OAMfunctionality and Ethernet Protection switching at the ENNI."

Sunrise Telecom Inc. (Nasdaq: SRTI)

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