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Data Sheet

Gigabit Ethernet over 2 x STM-4/OC-12 Network
Termination Unit

• Gigabit-to-STM-4/OC-12 bridge, offering up to 1000 Mbps access rates

• MEF 9. MEF 14 EPL and EVPL certified. EPL and EVPL flow-based services with
flexible mapping of the user traffic into Ethernet flows
• SDH/SONET loopback detection and bidirectional fault propagation
• High-resiliency product offering redundancy for Gigabit Ethernet port, SDH/SONET
port, and power supply
• Inband or out-of-band management with various access methods and applications

Connects Gigabit supporting SNMPv3, SSL, SSH, and RADIUS authentication

Ethernet LANs over up RICi-622GE is a state-of-the-art network Typical applications include aggregating up
termination unit (NTU) that bridges to eight remote IP DSLAM backhauling
to two STM-4/OC-12 between Gigabit Ethernet networks and sites (Figure 1), enterprise connectivity
STM-4/OC-12 networks, providing simple, (Figure 2), and high-bandwidth private line
links efficient, and cost-effective Gigabit services.
Ethernet connectivity over SDH/SONET RICi-622GE is equipped with two
networks. The device offers a migration STM-4/OC-12 ports with SFP-based optical
path for connecting future-ready IP interfaces, offering either 1.2 Gbps with
devices to existing SDH/SONET networks link bonding using VCAT (G.707/Y.1322)
at up to 1.2 Gbps access rates. and LCAS (G.7042), or 1+1 link protection
RICi-622GE complies with RAD’s unique mechanism (unidirectional MSP/APS) to
set of EtherAccessTM features. This feature increase service uptime. The unit has two
set provides services and carrier backhaul Gigabit Ethernet ports that support Gigabit
applications over low and high-speed Ethernet link redundancy based on
SDH/SONET and PDH circuits, from standard link aggregation protocol
fractional and full E1/T1 or E3/T3 over IEEE 802.3ad. The Gigabit Ethernet ports
STM-1/OC-3c or STM-4/OC-12 to Gigabit can be ordered with SFP-based optical
Ethernet. interfaces or 10/100/1000BaseT

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Gigabit Ethernet over 2 x STM-4/OC-12 Network Termination Unit

features up to four separate queues.
The incoming customer traffic is mapped The unit features a user-configurable
to the Ethernet flows (EVCs) using the The queues handle traffic with different bidirectional fault propagation mechanism
following per-port criteria: service demands, such as real-time traffic, that notifies local and remote equipment
premium data, or best-effort data. of faulty conditions. This enables routers
• Port-based (All-in-one bundling)
• User port + CE-VID The preceding capabilities allow service and switches on both ends of the link to
providers to offer different services and reroute traffic.
• User port + CE-VLAN priority.
traffic types over the same link.
Each Ethernet flow can either have a SDH/SONET alarms can optionally
single service assigned to it or up to eight SDH/SONET TIMING OPTIONS propagate and cause the Gigabit Ethernet
services that are differentiated by the link to shut down. The Gigabit Ethernet
The user can define the following
CE-VLAN P-bits (EVC.CoS). alarms can also be propagated over the
SDH/SONET clock sources:
• Recovered from STM-4/OC-12 MANAGEMENT
Traffic is encapsulated with: interface.
• Generic Framing Procedure (ITU-T The unit can be managed with the
G.7041, ANSI T1-105.02), framed SDH/SONET LINK REDUNDANCY following ports and applications:
mode The unit supports a 1+1 link protection • Out-of-band management via Fast
mechanism (APS), according to the Ethernet or RS-232 port
• Link Access Procedure for SDH/SONET
ITU-T G.841 requirements (unidirectional • Remote inband management via
(LAPS) protocol following draft
MSP). Additional protection is provided by SDH/SONET or Gigabit Ethernet port.
recommendation ITU-T X.86.
the VCAT and LCAS protocols. Remote management is performed
using Telnet, Web browser, or an
Different service types require different
To allow reliable and uninterrupted
levels of QoS to be provided end-to-end. service, the Gigabit Ethernet ports can be SECURITY
QoS can be defined per subscriber as well set to work in 1:1 or 1+1 automatic RICi-622GE supports the following security
as per service. QoS has two aspects: rate protection switching mode, according to protocols, providing a high level of
limitation and traffic prioritization. link aggregation protocol (IEEE 802.3ad). client-server communication security.
Two policing mechanisms (upstream and • SNMPv3
downstream) are applied per service. The
• RADIUS authentication
policing mechanisms operate according to RICi-622GE is certified by the Metro
Ethernet Forum (MEF) for the following • SSL for Web-based management
the dual leaky bucket mechanism
services: application
(CIR+CBS, EIR + EBS: two rates, three
MEF 9: EPL, EVPL • SSH for Secure Shell communication

Figure 1. Aggregation of IP DSLAM Backhauling

Data Sheet


Number of Ports General
STM-4/OC-12 INTERFACE 2 RDY (green) – Startup status
Number of Ports TST (yellow) – Test status
Port Combinations
2 MAJ ALM (red) – Major alarm status
2 built-in electrical (RJ-45) MIN ALM (red) – Minor alarm status
SFPs 2 fiber optic (SFP) PWR (green, on power supply) –
SFP-5: 850 nm multimode, Interface Type Power status ()
550 m (1804 ft)
1000BaseLx/1000BaseSx, or GbE, MNG ETH (per port)
SFP-6: 1310 nm single mode,
10 km (6.2 miles) LINK (green) – LAN link integrity status
SFP-6D: 1310 nm single mode, DDM, SFPs ACT (yellow) – LAN data activity status
10 km (6.2 miles) SFP-5: 850 nm multimode, SDH/SONET
550 m (1804 ft)
Data Rate ON LINE (green) – STM-4/OC-12 link
SFP-6: 1310 nm single mode, connection status
Up to 1.2 Gbps
10 km (6.2 miles) LOS (red) – STM-4/OC-12 loss of signal
Operation Mode SFP-6D: 1310 nm single mode, DDM, status
SDH/SONET 10 km (6.2 miles)

Compliance GENERAL
SDH: ITU-T G.957 Relevant sections of IEEE 802.3 Power
SONET: GR-253-core MEF 9: EPL, EVPL AC: 100 to 240 VAC ±10%, 50/60 Hz
MEF 14: EPL, EVPL DC: –48 VDC (–40 to –72 VDC)
SDH: ITU-T G.707, G.708, G.709 Data Rate Power Consumption
SONET: ANSI T1.105-1995, GR-253-core 1000BaseLx/1000BaseSx: 1000 Mbps AC: 40W
Both OC-3 and OC-3c are supported 10/100/1000BaseT: 10/100/1000 Mbps DC: 38W

Encapsulation Maximum Frame Size Physical

Generic Framing Procedure (ITU T G.7041, 9600 bytes Regular unit:
ANSI T1-105.02) Height: 43.7 mm (1.7 in)
Link Access Procedure for SDH/SONET Connector Width: 440 mm (17.3 in)
(LAPS) (ITU-T X.86) SFP-based optical interface: LC Depth: 240 mm (9.4 in)
Electrical interface: RJ-45 Weight: 4 kg (8.8 lb)
Link Capacity Adjustment Scheme (LCAS): NEBS-compliant unit:
compliant with G.7042 MANAGEMENT PORTS Height: 43.7 mm (1.7 in)
Virtual Concatenation (VCAT): compliant Width: 541 mm (21.3 in)
Out-of-Band Ethernet Management
with G.707/Y.1322 Depth: 240 mm (9.4 in)
Port Weight: 4.9 kg (10.8 lb)
Timing Type: 10/100BaseT
Internal Connector: RJ-45 Environment
Recovered from STM-4/OC-12 interface Temperature:
Control Port Regular unit:
Interface Type Interface: V.24/RS-232 DCE 0–50°C (32 –122°F)
Optical SFP-based Connector: 9-pin D-type, female NEBS-compliant unit:
Connector Format: Asynchronous 0–55°C (32 –131°F)
LC, SC/APC Data rate: 9.6, 19.2, or 115.2 kbps Humidity: Up to 90%, non-condensing
Selectable word format: 7 or 8 bits, no
parity, 7-bit odd or even parity

Figure 2. Point-to-Point Ethernet Private Line over SDH/SONET

Data Sheet
Gigabit Ethernet over 2 x STM-4/OC-12 Network Termination Unit

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523-100-05/08 Specifications are subject to change without prior notice. © 2007–2008 RAD Data Communications Ltd. The RAD name, logo, logotype, and the terms EtherAccess, TDMoIP and TDMoIP Driven, and the
Ordering & SDH/SONET port interface types: AC power cord
RICi-622GE/*/%/&/S SFP5 Single SFP-5 transceiver DC power connection kit (if DC power
SFP6 Single SFP-6 transceiver supply is ordered)
SFP6D Single SFP-6D transceiver
* Number of power supplies and type: RM-34
2XSFP5 Dual SFP-5 transceivers
AC 100 to 240 VAC Hardware kit for mounting one regular
2XSFP6 Dual SFP-6 transceivers
48 –48 VDC RICi-622GE unit in a 19-inch rack (if the
2XSFP6D Dual SFP-6D transceivers non-NEBS option is ordered)
ACR Dual 100 to 240 VAC
NULL Two empty SFP slots
48R Dual –48 VDC Notes: RM-34-23
% Gigabit Ethernet port interface types: • If a single SFP is ordered, the second slot is Hardware kit for mounting one
SFP5 Single SFP-5 transceiver empty. NEBS-compliant RICi-622GE unit in a
SFP6 Single SFP-6 transceiver • For detailed specifications of the SFP 23-inch rack (if the NEBS option is
SFP6D Single SFP-6D transceiver transceivers, see the SFP Transceivers ordered)
data sheet.
2XSFP5 Dual SFP-5 transceivers CBL-DB9F-DB9M-STR
• It is strongly recommended to order this device
2XSFP6D Dual SFP-6D transceivers with original RAD SFPs installed. This will ensure Control port cable
2XUTP Dual built-in that prior to shipping, RAD has performed
10/100/1000BT, comprehensive functional quality tests on the
RJ-45 connector entire assembled unit, including the SFP devices. RICi-622GE-PS/AC
RAD cannot guarantee full compliance to product 100-240 VAC power supply module
NULL Two empty SFP slots
specifications for units using non-RAD SFPs.
Note: If a single SFP is ordered, the second slot is
S NEBS-3 compliancy: RICi-622GE-PS/48
N3 NEBS-3 compliant -48 VDC power supply module
Note: If N3 is not specified, the unit supplied is
19-inch, not NEBS-3 compliant. WM-34
Hardware kit for mounting one regular
RICi-622GE unit on a wall (if the non-NEBS
option is ordered)
Product Comparison Table

Feature RICi-155GE RIC-155GE

(Ver. 1.0) (Ver. 2.0B)
Frame Size (Bytes) 64–9600 64–1664
Ethernet Flows Yes No
QoS 802.1p 802.1p
MEF Certification MEF 9: EPL, EVPL No
Number of Queues 4 (strict) 4 (strict)
Encapsulation GFP (G.7041), Packet-over-SDH/SONET
LAPS (X.86) (POS)
Traffic Mapping Port-based (All-in-one bundling) N/A
User port + CE-VID
User port + CE-VLAN priority
SDH/SONET Redundancy APS 1+1 No
Gigabit Ethernet Redundancy Yes No
Hot-Swappable Power Supplies Yes Yes

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