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Press Release -- April 17th, 2012
Source: Overture Networks


Broader range of ultra low-latency, high-performance 1GigE demarcation devices provides customers with reliable, cost-effective options for advanced SLA monitoring

COMPTEL PLUS SPRING 2012, SAN FRANCISCO, CA, April 16, 2012Overture, the preferred Carrier Ethernet edge and aggregation partner for service providers and network operators worldwide, today announced it is expanding its line of ultra low-latency, high-performance Ethernet service demarcation devices. While giving customers greater flexibility and freedom of choice, these newest additions to the Overture 2x family also preserve access to critical features like intelligent Service Level Agreement (SLA) monitoring, and produce tangible cost-savings.

“The combination of service reliability, performance, and price is vital for fiber backhaul providers like DukeNet,” said David Herran, senior director of network architecture and technology, DukeNet Communications. “With the Overture 26, we were able to realize all of the above. It’s a win-win for both our customers and us – our customers get the top-quality service they expect and we get an innovative, cost-effective Carrier Ethernet solution backed by Overture’s demonstrated commitment to customer support.”

Overture is extending its 2x Ethernet demarcation portfolio through the introduction of multiple new models, including an entry level model offering a lower cost point solution, additional customer facing interfaces, and ITU-T G.8261 syncE options for timing-critical applications.   Among the new Overture 2x models being launched are:

  • Overture 24SE, a high-performance, lower-cost edition of Overture’s popular optical Ethernet demarcation and SLA monitoring unit.
  • Overture 26RS, combining the Overture 26S functionality and the 4-port Overture 26R interfaces.
  • Overture 26Y, Overture 26YS, Overture 26YR, and Overture 26YRS, adding a syncE hardware option to the entire Overture 26 product line.

NEBS Level 3-Certified and available in both temperature-hardened and non-hardened models, Overture 2x products offer the rugged durability needed for remote deployments and managed customer premise installations. Designed for maximum uptime, simple service management, and flexible deployment models, Overture’s 2x portfolio now covers even more business services and mobile backhaul applications.

“Arming customers to compete successfully in today’s market means delivering innovative service management solutions with the right mix of features for the right price,” said Vijay Raman, vice president of product management and marketing, Overture. “Overture’s 2x product line now provides customers with additional options for achieving greater control over and visibility into the complete service performance. With a reliable and cost-effective lineup covering the complete spectrum of network timing and port configurations for business services and mobile backhaul, our customers can find the solution that best fits their precise needs.”

All of the products are available immediately.  For additional details about the Overture 2x product portfolio, please visit For more information about Overture, please visit or follow @OvertureNews on Twitter.

About Overture Networks

Overture is the preferred Carrier Ethernet edge and aggregation partner to more than 450 service providers and network operators worldwide. By providing an entrance to a smarter network, service providers can leverage Carrier Ethernet to multiply revenue and streamline operational costs by enabling high-capacity Ethernet services over any physical media, including fiber, copper and TDM. Overture’s solutions are designed for reliability and ease of use, and arm customers to compete in demanding applications such as cloud computing and mobile communications that require greater bandwidth and smarter networks. Overture is headquartered in Research Triangle Park, NC, with a technology center in Richardson, Texas. For more information, visit

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