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Avaya Cajun M770 Multifunction Switch

Published: 19 October 2000

ID: G0090591

Analyst(s): Elspeth M. Parris , Kimberly K. Hiller

Summary

Avaya (formerly the Enterprise Networks Group of Lucent Technologies) offers the Cajun M770 Multifunction Switch for the backbone of enterprise LAN networks. It is primarily positioned as an ATM switch, but can also be deployed as a Gigabit Ethernet switch. Furthermore, the M770 switch can function simultaneously as an ATM switch and a Gigabit Ethernet switch. As an ATM switch, the M770 features an 80-Gbps switching throughput and up to 42 OC-12/STM-4 and 210 OC-3/STM-1 interfaces. As a Gigabit Ethernet switch, the M770 has a 12-Gbps switching throughput and support for up to 28 1000Base-SX/LX, 120 100Base-T/FX, 120 10Base-T, 448 100BaseT, 120 100Base-FX, and 196 10Base-FL interfaces.

Table Of Contents
  • Corporate Headquarters
  • Overview
  • Analysis
  • Pricing
    • GSA Pricing
  • Competitors
  • Strengths
    • Highly Flexible and Configurable Switch
    • More Than Sufficient ATM Networking Capability
    • Comprehensive Switching Resiliency
    • Support for ELANs and VLANs
    • Support for Convergence of Voice and Data Networking
  • Limitations
    • Competent Gigabit Ethernet Networking Capability
    • Lack of WAN Connectivity Support
  • Insight

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