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The dramatic rise of multimedia applications in and business networks is continuing to drive the migration from legacy TDM and ATM to Carrier Ethernet and IP/MPLS networks. Ethernet/IP is the dominant switching and routing technology in next generation networks. The key reasons for widespread adoption of Ethernet/IP technology are its superior scalability, service layer flexibility, and lowest Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). This paper examines the TCO of a Carrier Ethernet/IP metro network. The results show that the TCO of Brocade's Ethernet/IP metro network is significantly less than the TCO of Ethernet/IP metro networks built with equipment from three market leading competitors.
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