OUSP

AcronymDefinition
OUSPOptical Utility Services Platform
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With Akara's OUSP, enterprises with ESS installations and IBM's fiber connection (FICON) connectivity can address their needs for backup and recovery over thousands of kilometers by mirroring data from the application or local site to the recovery or secondary site using IBM's distance-independent XRC remote copy solution over the WAN.
Akara's OUSP multiplexes data center protocols FC, FICON, ESCON and GbE directly into flexible SONET payloads to extend enterprises' business continuance applications over existing SONET/SDH, dark fiber or DWDM networks.
The OUSP delivers tangible value our customers can leverage to support their existing and future storage extension needs while gaining a highly efficient, low-cost storage network.
The verification configurations included using Akara's OUSP to extend TrueCopy(TM) replication over a SONET OC-3 connection to a simulated distance of 20,000 km and performing the same operation using a SONET OC-48 connection over fiber.
Akara's OUSP is a customer-premise device that enables enterprises to extend these business continuity applications over greater distances (MAN and/or WAN within the same device) by connecting to existing SONET, DWDM or dark fiber networks.
Akara's OUSP significantly reduces operational and capital expenses by leveraging the existing SONET/SDH, dark fiber or DWDM infrastructures, and guarantees the performance of data center protocols Fibre Channel and Gigabit Ethernet for distance-extended, business continuance storage applications.
The OUSP and OUSM are the result of a tried and true business strategy," said Ed Ogonek, Akara president and CEO.
Akara's OUSP enables us to provide customers with immediate access to an affordable managed service solution that provides low latency over extended distances and greater security by utilizing a point-to-point SONET-based circuit.
Akara's OUSP multiplexes data center protocols such as FC, FICON, ESCON and GbE directly into flexible SONET payloads to extend enterprises' business continuance applications over existing SONET/SDH, dark fiber or DWDM networks.
Akara, the Akara logo, OUSP and Unbundled Optical Loop(TM) are trademarks of Akara Corporation.
Akara, a leading developer of Storage over SONET extension solutions with the lowest MByte per mile cost across the MAN/WAN, announced today that its OUSP data center multiplexer has been verified as Brocade Fabric Aware with Brocade's SilkWorm 3800 Enterprise Fabric switch and SilkWorm 12000 Core Fabric switch through the Brocade Fabric Aware(TM) Program.
The OUSP leverages existing infrastructure and helps service providers overcome the cost, distance, and management issues associated with delivering and supporting the guaranteed qualities of service, security, bandwidth flexibility, and visibility into the applications and protocols required for these enterprise optical services.