Highly reliable connectivity between TDM and VoIP networks

The AudioCodes Mediant 8000 High-Availability Media Gateway offers highly reliable connectivity between TDM and VoIP networks. The Mediant 8000 supports up to 16,000 protected channels in a 12U platform and offers high performance and carrier-grade availability for wireline, wireless, cable, broadband access and fixed-mobile-convergence networks.

  • The Mediant 8000’s robust architecture meets service providers’ stringent requirements for service continuity, thanks to its NEBS Level 3 certification and comprehensive redundancy scheme:

    • Media Gateway blades are N+1 redundant and hot swappable
    • Power supplies are N+1 redundant and hot swappable, and provide load sharing
    • Processing resources are 1+1 redundant and hot swappable
    • Ethernet switch blades are 1+1 redundant and hot swappable
    • Optical PSTN Interfaces are 1+1 (APS protected) and hot swappable

    The Mediant 8000 offers IMS-compliant support for fixed-mobile converged (FMC) networks.

  • Maximum Voice Channels 16,128 protected channels – supporting TDM links:
    • 8 OC-3/STM-1 optical link
    • Up to 24 DS3 electrical links
    • Up to 252 E1/T1/J1 trunks
    LAN Interfaces Dual Redundant 100/1000 Base-T Ethernet ports
    Physical Dimensions (W) 483 mm, (D) 480 mm, (H) 533 mm
    Powering Dual redundant power supply
    • -48 V DC Dual Feed, with 3 DC Power modules
    Reliability System Controller and Ethernet Switch blades: 1+1
    Power supplies: N+1 Load Shared
    Media gateway blades (including PSTN interfaces): N+1
    Optical Interfaces (PSTN): 1+1, APS protected
    NEBS Certification: Level 3