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High Capacity Multi-Service Access Node
Industry type:Electronics and communication
Product model number:IES-6000
Zyxel Communications Corporation
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Future-Proof Architecture for Best Performance in Multiple Services
Advanced Internet applications were boosted in most of the major markets worldwide. Telco/ISP keeps invest in the equipment with future-proof technologies in speed to fulfill bandwidth-driven services like IPTV, Triple-play, and Next- Generation Network. As the flagship of ZyXEL's MSAN product portfolio, IES-6000 is equipped with non-blocking Gigabit backplane, failover-enabled Management Switch Cards (MSC), dual input power modules and various high port density multi-purpose line cards. With comprehensive IP-centric firmware features, the IES-6000 is a high-capacity system that facilitates Telco/ISP to deliver high-quality residential or business user services experience at competitive CAPEX/OPEX as well as satisfying its current and future infrastructural requirements.

Modularized Structure of Robust Interfaces for Investment Protection
Telco business always has big concern about ROI (Return of Investment) due to the total amount of quantity of customers and revenue involved. With ZyXEL IES-6000, they can order and implement according to the infrastructure and regional status. They don't need to change the existing equipment to adopt advanced technology. It was designed based on a chassis-based standard format for Telco, multi-service access node capable of adopting various line cards vertically as those horizontally designed for other ZyXEL MSAN systems. The master control card with eight 1G uplinks is designed to plug into the center with two 10-Gigabit and six 1Gigabit Ethernet uplinks to support even larger bandwidth requirement in Telco infrastructure. The full variety of telecommunication line cards are including ADSL2+, SHDSL.bis, VDSL2 offering high-speed connectivity up to 100 Mbps downstream and 45 Mbps upstream over copper wires; VoIP(Voice over Internet Protocol) line card fiber-based Fast Ethernet line card. It is also taking account of the further technology evolution such as PON (passive optic network) in the coming future.

Advanced Reliability Architect to Meet Severe Requirements of Telco
Telco business is highly depending on system reliability because of the huge scale of the management involving customer premises, central office equipment deployment, analysis, and maintenance of the network infrastructure. And the most important thing is the services to customer and revenue, corporate image involved. The IES-6000's intelligent "1+1" redundancy technology supports failover recovery with dual input power backup. Voltage, temperature and FAN speed sensors are fitted into the system for power-saving and monitoring purpose. When an abnormal condition is detected, the LED displays and/or the corresponding alarms will alert administrators of the situation with a switch time less than 1 second. For example, when temperature rises over the preset threshold, thermal cutoff protection will kick in to shut down the system automatically without interruptions to customers. System engineers in the central office can analyze, maintain the equipment remotely for routine management and will be noticed and take actions in minutes so is the customer service can be plan and prepare in advance when critical situation.


About Zyxel Communications Corporation

Focused on innovation and customer-centric technology and service, Zyxel has been connecting people to the Internet for over 30 years. Our ability to adapt and innovate with networking technology places us at the forefront of the drive to create connectivity for telcos and service providers as well as businesses and home users.
Zyxel is a global force in the communications market with an unrivalled international presence that includes:
- 150 markets served
- 1,500 passionate associates
- 1,000,000 businesses working smarter with Zyxel solutions
- 100 million devices creating global connections
Today, Zyxel is building the networks of tomorrow, unlocking potential, and meeting the needs of the modern workplace – powering people at work, life, and play. Zyxel, Your Networking Ally.


For nearly 30 years, Zyxel Communications has earned a reputation for innovative products that “make the world connect.” In 2016, Zyxel announced the launch of a global rebranding campaign “Your Networking Ally.” Now Zyxel is looking ahead to build networks that help people achieve their goals and change the world for the better. By identifying as “Your Networking Ally,” Zyxel highlights its core competence and the close relationship it shares with customers. People and organizations need a partner who understands their struggles and provides solutions that help them meet these challenges. Zyxel is that ally to stand side-by-side with our customers, helping them achieve their goals — unlocking their potential.

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