Michael Bowen (8)

Part network engineer. Part script monkey.

Pseudowire Headend Termination - PART2

As network engineers, I think it's fair to say we like to try and spend our time making a difference? Despite being considered the 'bread and butter' of the Service Provider world, provisioning and decommissioning are two areas that can still demand our attention. More…

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Pseudowire Headend Termination - in 8 steps - PART1

PROBLEM: Swansea, Newport and Cardiff subscribers have been, temporarily, terminated on vACX hardware at those sites. The vACX routers are typically used for mobile backhaul and generally don't have the 'grunt' to terminate subscribers. They don't support per-unit-scheduling, for example. We need to get them…

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