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Another key consideration was the scalability of the company's Backbone Concentrator Node (BCN) and Advanced Remote Node (ARN) routing technologies, which will be essential in accommodating Staples' growing store-wide network.
The Formulator product family provides support for Nortel's widely deployed ARN, ASN, Backbone Link Node (BLN) and Backbone Concentrator Node (BCN) routers.
The largest buildings are connected directly to the MAN using Backbone Concentrator Node (BCN) routers and the rest of the buildings are connected through the local Bell Atlantic Central Office over T3, T1, or Fractional T1 services.
The ARN is part of Bay Networks' complete router family -- from the small office/home office Nautica(TM) CLAM(TM) to the Backbone Concentrator Node (BCN(R)) for the enterprise network center -- designed to satisfy a wide range of connectivity, performance and availability requirements.
Up to ten processors on a single Backbone Concentrator Node (BCN(R)) router can independently support DLSw, effectively increasing DLSw performance by a factor of ten.
Under the Facilities CAD-2 contract, Intergraph now can provide: Access Stack Node, Backbone Concentrator Node and Backbone Link Node routers; Distributed 5000(TM) hubs; System 5000(TM) hubs; the BayStack(TM) family of stackable hubs and switches; and the industry-leading Optivity(R) suite of network management applications.
The BN router family includes the Backbone Link Node (BLN) and the Backbone Concentrator Node (BCN) and provides the high-performance routing architecture required at the edge of the Internet or Frame Relay backbone.
Tony Zeis, Concentric's Director of Network Architecture, commented, "The symmetric multi-processor architecture of Bay Networks' Backbone Concentrator Node platform is unique to the industry.