Protocol Mediation Gateways

Westell’s protocol mediation gateways connect diverse devices and disparate networks to a common network management infrastructure. Switch and the Remote suite of products provide protocol mediation and conversion, enabling service providers and tower operators to:

  • Migrate legacy equipment management to IP and current OSS systems
  • Collect remote alarms from all site equipment, regardless of manufacturer or protocol
  • Monitor and control disparate systems throughout the network with an integrated management platform

Westell offers a suite of line cards for use in the Switch and include the following:

  • 232: a 32 serial port line card
  • 296: a 16 port, high speed line card
  • Extend: facilitates rapid integration of network elements with both legacy and next generation operations support systems (OSS) such as the Optima Management System

Product Highlights

  • Increase network availability and efficiency
  • Reduce operational expenses
  • Improve network utilization
  • Gain flexibility and scalability
  • Reduce OSS integration costs

Switch Mediation System

Switch is a mediation system for efficient protocol interaction and communication between operations support systems, next-generation operations support systems, and network elements.
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