Ensure high-capacity transport for your changing business needs with SST.
Are your voice, data, and video transport needs outgrowing the capacity of your existing DS-1 or DS-3 lines? Synchronous Service Transport (SST) is a two-point broadband, shared Private Line solution that provides you with a reliable high-capacity connection for the transfer of large volumes of traffic. SST can help grow your business by offering economies of scale, scalability and interoperability.
FEATURES AND BENEFITS ——
Interoperability with Most Data Format System Types:
Interoperability across equipment vendors
Primary rate interface (PRI) and digital data services (DDS) data and voice trunks
Frame relay service (FRS) and asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) packet services
Speeds of 155.52 Mbps for OC-3, 622.08 Mbps for OC-12, 1.2 Gbps for OC-24, 2.49 Gbps for OC-48 and 9.95 Gbps for OC-192.
Channelized and Concatenated Service Availability
Superior Quality of Service:
Throughput equals purchased bandwidth (no congestion)
Visibility to data channels
Advanced monitoring/alarming and performance characteristics
SLAs for service availability, mean time to repair (MTTR) and customer notification
Optional Self-Healing Alternate Route Protection [link to ] (SHARP) availability allows separation of working and protect fiber
Electronic redundancy maximizes service availability and survivability
SONET Technology Offering High Reliability and Survivability.
24/7 CenturyLink Monitoring
Consolidates Your Lower-Speed Services
Grows With Your Business to Meet Your Future Needs
Offers 24/7 Network Monitoring and Repair Availability
Eliminates Valuable Network Downtime
Provides Enhanced Network Survivability via Optional SHARP Capabilities
Works with PRI and DDS Data and Voice Trunks, FRS and ATM Packet Services and DWDM Technologies
HOW IT WORKS ——
SST is a point-to-point service that connects two customer or wire center locations. You can also tie together more locations by cross-connecting SST systems or connecting with other services. Should your network sustain a fiber cut, SST’s four-fiber configuration makes it possible for your network to remain functional. The service allows multiple circuit types, such as DS-1, DS-3, STS-1, OC-3, OC-3c (concatenated), OC-12, OC-12c, OC-48, OC-48c, 10 Mb Ethernet, 100 Mb Ethernet and 1 Gigabit Ethernet, to ride the SST separately or in combination, meeting your unique volume-transport needs. SONET technology ensures your network has the highest level of survivability available today.
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