Gartner Research

Nortel Networks BayStack Access Node and Access Node Hub

Published: 09 November 2000

ID: G0090659

Analyst(s): Patrick A. Worms


Nortel Networks announced as of 31 December 2000 that the Nortel Networks BayStack Access Node (AN/ANH) product line will be discontinued and shipments ceased. Targeted to the enterprise, Nortel Networks BayStack branch office routers include the Access Node (AN) and Access Node Hub (ANH). As part of Nortel's strategy in delivering integrated networking, these include a broad range of end-to-end, multiservice integrated network solutions spanning data and telephony.

Table Of Contents
  • Corporate Headquarters
  • Overview
  • Analysis
    • Access Node (AN)
    • Access Node Hub (ANH)
  • Pricing
    • GSA Pricing
  • Competitors
  • Strengths
    • High-Speed Access to Corporate Backbone via Branch Office Routing
  • Limitations
    • Proprietary Box Method for Branch Office Access
  • Insight

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