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In today's competitive business world the most effective technologies require greater use of the internet. It is vital for competitive organizations to have greater access to the internet. Your organization must be empowered to compete in the information age. Sirus Networks can provide you with the capabilities your organization needs to thrive in today's technology-driven business market.

 

T1 Technology
· Full T1 Bandwidth (1.544MB)
· Fractional Bandwidth (128k, 256k, 384k, 512k)

 

DS-3 Technology
· Fractional Bandwidth (from 3MB to 45MB)
· Burstable technologies available

 

Sonet Technology
· OC 3 (155MB)
· Bandwidth intensive applications

  

T1 Technology

 

T1 is a high speed digital network (1.544 mbps) developed by AT&T in 1957 and implemented in the early 1960's to support long-haul pulse-code modulation (PCM) voice transmission. The primary innovation of T1 was to introduce "digitized" voice and to create a network fully capable of digitally representing what was up until then, a fully analog telephone system.

The term T1 circuit is commonly used to identify a multiplexed 24 channel, 1.544 Mbps digital data circuit providing communications between two facilities or from a local service provider. T1 refers to the transport of a DS-1 formatted signal onto a copper, fiber or wireless medium for deploying voice, data or video-conferencing services. The T1 is part of an extensive digital hierarchy that starts with 24 DS0s at 64 kbps. These individual DS0s are used to provide voice or digital data to support point to point or network applications. By combining multiple DS0s, a high-speed interface can be provided to support a synchronous interface to a LAN router or voice PBX. For distances longer than one mile, a repeater is placed every mile to regenerate the signal.

Reliable and fast, T1 lines remain the most popular way for businesses to access the Internet.

 

 

Fractional T1


This option allows the flexibility of lower cost for lower bandwidth usage and a high performance dedicated connection. Fractional service allows scalability with a single set up. Costs are aligned with bandwidth usage. (T1 increments include: 128K, 256K, 512K, and 1.54MB.)

 

 

DS-3 Technology

 

Sirus Networks Dedicated High-Capacity DS-3 Internet Access is the ideal solution for businesses that require high-bandwidth access at a great price. Whether you host high-traffic web sites or need high-capacity bandwidth on an as needed basis, there's a level of DS-3 service - dedicated, fractional, or
burstable - that will meet your needs.

 


Dedicated DS-3 Service


Sirus Networks dedicated DS-3 service is the answer if you need dedicated, high bandwidth connectivity to support web hosting, high-traffic web sites, large data and file transfers, multimedia applications, or hundreds of Internet users. With this service, dedicated point-to-point circuits connect your LAN directly
to Sirus Networks world-class IP backbone.

 


Fractional DS-3 Service


If your Internet traffic is predictable throughout the month, then our Fractional DS-3 access is the service for you. Because this service is billed at a fixed monthly cost based on the bandwidth level you choose, it's easy to plan your budget. You can easily adjust bandwidth up or down as your needs change.

 


Burstable DS-3 Service


This cost-effective option is ideal for organizations that want the benefits and potential - but not the entire cost - of full DS-3 bandwidth over an unshared 45 Mbps digital leased line. When you choose burstable DS-3 service, you pay only for what you use. Monthly billings are based on traffic samples and are priced in tiers of 3 Mbps increments from 3 Mbps to 45 Mbps.

 

 

Sonet Technology

 

SONET is an acronym for Synchronous Optical NETwork. It defines optical signals and a synchronous frame structure for multiplexed digital traffic. It is a set of standards defining the rates and formats for optical networks specified in ANSI T1.105, ANSI T1.106 and ANSI T1.117.

A similar standard, Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH), has also been established in Europe by International Telecommunication Union Telecommunication Standardization Sector (ITU-T). SONET equipment is generally used in North America and SDH equipment is generally used everywhere else in the world.

Both SONET and SDH are based on a structure that has a basic frame and speed. The frame format used by SONET is the synchronous transport signal (STS), with STS-1 being the base level signal at 51.84 Mbps. A STS-1 frame can be carried in an OC-1 signal. The frame format used by SDH is the synchronous transport module (STM), with STM-1 being the base level signal at 155.52Mbps. A STM-1 frame can be carried in an OC-3 signal.

Both SONET and SDH have a hierarchy of signaling speeds. Multiple lower level signals can be multiplexed together to form higher level signals. For example, three STS-1 signals can be multiplexed together to form a STS-3 signal, and four STM-1 signals multiplexed together will form a STM-4 signal.

SONET and SDH are technically comparable standards. The term SONET is often used when referring to either.