ETHERNET SUITE

ETHERNET SUITE

Ethernet Suite solutions allow Multinational customers to connect, permanently and exclusively their locations with Ethernet connectivity.

The Ethernet Suite Service targets Customers who require a point-to-point, point-to-multipoint or multipoint-to-multipoint Ethernet connectivity among their sites compliant with Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) specifications.

Sparkle offers three Service Level Profiles defined by different SLA, Service Features and Service Attributes, to meet all customer needs.

The Ethernet Suite Service offers International and Domestic End-to-End Ethernet connectivity and ensures: 

FLEXIBILITY AND GRANULARITY BANDWIDTH

from 2Mbps to 100Gbps with different steps according to Customer needs. It’s possible to choose the speed values from 2Mbps to 100Mbps including 4Mbps, 6Mbps, 8Mbps and N*10Mbps steps utilizing the same physical interface; 

MULTIPLE ACCESS TECHNOLOGIES

to guarantee a capillarity coverage Sparkle utilizes multiple access technologies as direct fiber, WDM fiber, coax, bonded copper (G.SHDSL), TDM, bonded T1/E1, PON Fiber, SONET/SDH, WiMax and Packet Wireless; 

GREAT REABILITY AND DEFAULT TOLERANCE

Ethernet solution allows the speed upgrading through the same physical interface and CPE; 

COST SAVING

With LANautilus, TI Sparkle's and its subsidiaries infrastructure as well as their local partner networks, the Ethernet suite service keeps Europe, the Gulf, North and Latin America, and the Mediterranean Basin connected. Furthermore, LANautilus together with Sparkle has widened its service coverage thanks to a number of network interconnections and agreements with local and regional Players, providing Ethernet connectivity throughout the world; 

ONE STOP SHOPPING

LANautilus provides a complete range of services to meet any need and to offer Customers the best support possible. Rather than manage multiple agreements with different Providers, with LANautilus the Customer will benefit from a single interface for provisioning and assurance services of their global requirements; 

WORLDWIDE OUTSOURCING & EQUIPMENT PROVISIONING SERVICES

Sparkle represents a single interface for the provisioning, installation, maintenance and, if requested, the CPE management; 

SERVICE LEVEL AGREEMENT

to guarantee the high-quality service for managed solution, Sparkle can offer service level agreements in terms of availability, time to response, time to restore and end-to-end performance attributes. 

MEF COMPLIANT NETWORK

Ethernet Suite Service is provided by Sparkle Carrier Ethernet network MEF certified guaranteeing a ubiquitous, standardized, carrier class service and network distinguished from familiar LAN based Ethernet. LANautilus network is certified MEF 9 and MEF 14. 

FEATURES

Sparkle offers the following two Ethernet service types, respectively a standard and acustomized solution:

  • Ethernet Line Service type (E-LINE): connection between only two user network interfaces (UNI's). The UNI is a demarcation point between Metro Ethernet Access Network and Customer site. 
  • Ethernet Lan Service type (E-LAN): multiple UNIs are connected as physical LAN. 
Inside the E-LINE and E-LAN architecture it'™s possible distinguish different service models according to 'œEVC type' (Ethernet Virtual Connection type) attribute associated to the UNI.

In particular Sparkle can offer the following service models:


  • Ethernet Private Line Service (EPL); 
  • Ethernet Virtual Private Line Service (EVPL); 
  • Ethernet Private Lan Service (EP-LAN).