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The 7880IPG-NAT-6-10GE2 is a high-density, multi-port, multi-flow hardware Network Address Translation (NAT) engine with enhanced features such as Port Aggregation, Tunneling, Packet Replication and Bandwidth Capping, allowing service providers to seamlessly bridge across networks in multi-tenant environments. See the NAT whitepaper IP Networks Today: How We Got Here (633.9kB) for more information.
The 7880IPG-NAT-6-10GE is conceptually organized as 6 WAN-side ports +6 LAN-side ports, with a packet processing core between each WAN-LAN pair. A given processing core can sustain up to 256 data flows, configurable based on multicasts or VLAN Tags. This gives an exceptional product density of 12 x10GE ports, with 1536 multicast/VLAN flows - All in the space-efficient Evertz 7800 modular hardware platform.
Multiple processing cores can be configured to aggregate their Tx traffic to a single WAN Port. Correspondingly, Rx traffic from that WAN port is distributed to its contributing processing cores. WAN-side Port Aggregation allows network engineers to achieve functions such as port-based redundancy using the 7880IPG-NAT-6-10GE.
The 7880IPG-NAT-6-10GE is controlled by the industry-leading VistaLINK Pro, and via web interface.
The 12 Ethernet ports can be a mixture of GigE or 10GE, simply by populating the desired SFP, offering full flexibility for LAN & WAN interfacing.
The 7880IPG-NAT-6-10GE2 provides four modes of operation:
- The One-to-One NAT Mode allows unicast/multicast IP streams from one network to be translated to different unicast/multicast IP addresses, on a flow-by-flow basis, up to 256 unique flows per processing core. Address translation is available in both directions, while an optional Packet Replication feature is provided in the WAN-to-LAN direction.
- The Tunneling (or Encapsulation or MC-in-MC) NAT Mode allows unicast/ multicast addresses from the LAN side to be encapsulated into new multicasts for the WAN network, again, on a flow-by-flow basis, up to 128 unique settings per processing core. Correspondingly, traffic is deencapsulated in the WAN-to-LAN direction.
- The VLAN Mode allows VLAN-tagged datagrams from the LAN side to seamlessly enter a WAN after multicast encapsulation, similar to the Tunneling NAT mode. In this mode, however, flows are based on VLAN Tags, rather than unicasts/multicasts alone. Up to 256 unique flows can be configured per processing core, with independent encapsulation headers.
- The Port Mode allows the user to encapsulate all incoming LAN traffic on a given physical port, on a port-by-port basis. There is no multicast or VLAN Tag filtering - All traffic on that physical LAN port is encapsulated out to the WAN, and de-encapsulated in the reverse direction. This mode provides a Bandwidth Capping feature such that network operators can ensure that links do not over-subscribe their contribution limits to a WAN.
- One-to-one NAT with user configurable Packet Replication
- MC-in-MC NAT for tunneling flows based on multicast addresses
- VLAN based NAT for tunneling flows based on VLAN tag
- Port based NAT for tunneling all traffic (ingress/egress) on per port basis
- Port Aggregation (LAN-to-WAN direction)
- Port Redundancy on both WAN and LAN side (network path failure protection)
- Virtual interfaces for Unicast flows mapping or VLAN ID change
- IGMPv3 with SSM support
- Point-to-point and multi-point signal intra/inter facility distribution/contribution.
- Operates over a Dark fiber, Ethernet, IP, MPLS VPLS, core network
- In-band Management (Management Traffic transport over Multicast)
- Support for FEC Pro MPEG (forward error correction)
- Flexible SFP Ethernet I/O for 12 x 1/10GE (SFP10G-TR13-J)
- Control via 7800 Frame Controller or the integrated Ethernet Port
- Full integration with VistaLINK PRO and MAGNUM
- Standalone Web based control interface
- 1536 x static mapping
- Packet Replication (WAN-to-LAN direction)
- VLAN ID change
- Ingress traffic filtering based on VLAND ID option
- 1536 x Multicast Mapping
VLAN based NAT
- 1536 x VLAN ID Mapping
Port based NAT
- 12 x datagram flow mapping (from 12 x 1/10GE)
- 15x Interfaces per data port (both WAN and LAN side)
- VLAN ID change (One-to-One NAT mode)
|12 x SFP Modules||1G copper RJ-45 (+SFPTR-RJ45-SER-AV)
10/100/1G optical 1310nm (+SFPT1G-R13)
10GE optical 850nm, MMF (+SFP10G-TR85-J)
10GE optical 1310nm, SMF, 2km (+SFP10G-TR13S)
10GE optical 1310nm, SMF, 10km (+SFP10G-TR13-J)
10GE optical 1550nm, SMF, 40km (+SFP10G-TR15S)
10GE optical 1550nm, SMF, 80km (+SFP10G-TR15H)
10GE optical CWDM (SFP10G-TRCxxH) and DWDM (SFP10G-TRDxxxH)
|7880IPG‑NAT‑6‑10GE2||High Density NAT|
|Rear Plate Suffix|
|+3RU||3RU rear plate for use with 7800FR, 7800FR-QT or 7801FR Multiframes|
|7800FR||3RU Multiframe which holds 15 single slot modules|
|7800FR-QT||3RU Quiet Multiframe which holds 15 single slot modules|
|7801FR||1RU Multiframe which holds up to 4 single slot or 2 dual slot modules|
|3700FR||3700 Series 6RU ATP frame, includes one 3000PS power supply|