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Meridian Communications Portfolio

Used Nortel Alteon Security Manager

Used Nortel Alteon SSL VPN

Used Nortel Alteon Application Switch
Used Nortel Alteon Web Switches

Meridian Communications Porfolio

Over the past 25 years, the Used Nortel Networks Meridian Communications Portfolio has become synonymous with quality, reliability and scalability. From remote and branch office solutions to large campus networks, customers have come to trust and depend on Meridian's profit-building advanced applications and features for their mission-critical voice communications.


  • Investment Protection. As your business grows and changes, Meridian systems and applications can grow right along with it -- from 60 to 80,000 lines.

  • Flexibility. Ready to take advantage of Voice over IP? Meridian 1 and Meridian SL-100 can be IP-enabled at a pace that's right for your business. Combined with IP-enabled Solutions, Meridian 1 and Meridian SL-100 offer all of the rich features and benefits of traditional telephony solutions today, while taking advantage of the latest in converged network technology.

  • Reliability. To businesses of all sizes, voice communication is mission-critical. Meridian systems deliver "five nine's" or carrier-grade reliability based on proven technologies over the past 25 years.

  • Proven Track Record. Meridian has delivered over 450 valued features and applications, such as Unified Messaging and Call Centers to customers for 25 years.


Used Nortel Alteon Security Manager

Used Nortel Networks Alteon Security Manager provides a single point of administration for the Alteon Switched Firewall and other security solutions. It auto-discovers and displays multi-layer security network topologies with corresponding status information. It enables proactive management, problem solving, and capacity planning through comprehensive support for configuration, image/software, fault, and performance management.

Key Features:

  • Used Nortel Alteon Security Manager facilitates time-consuming tasks with configuration management tools, including software/image management, support for device-level configuration tools, and support for third-party application management tools (e.g., Check Point Smart Center and Provider-1)

  • Enables proactive problem discovery and analysis through detection and display of faults from multiple devices/clusters
    Delivers detailed network knowledge and performance management through the collection and display of activity/utilization statistics.

  • Enables secure management of security infrastructure using user access and password information as well as SSL, SSH, and SNMPv3 for secure communication

  • Provides a single point of administration for security applications (Alteon Switched Firewall System supported in Release 1.0)


Alteon SSL VPN

The Used Nortel Alteon SSL VPN is a remote access security solution that extends the reach of enterprise applications to mobile workers, telecommuters, partners and customers. By using secure sockets layer (SSL) as the underlying security protocol, Used Nortel Alteon SSL VPN allows for truly unrestricted remote access; using the Internet for remote connectivity and the ubiquitous Web browser as the primary client interface.
Key Features:

  • Used Nortel Alteon SSL VPN multi-application support provides SSL-based remote access to a broad range of Web and legacy applications.

  • Integrated SSL acceleration offloads servers and improves application performance.

  • Encrypted application tunneling encrypts data from the VPN gateway to the internal application.

  • Authentication, access control, and auditing features provide granular user control and tracking.

  • Multiple platform options and a simple tiered licensing model provides flexibility to match unique application requirements.

Used Nortel Alteon Application Switch

Used Nortel Networks Alteon Application Switch is a multi-application switching system that performs wire-speed Layer 2/3 switching and high-performance Layer 4-7 intelligent traffic management for applications such as server and network device load balancing, application redirection, security acceleration, and bandwidth management. Alteon Application Switches are available with 28 ports in a one rack unit platform that meet the most stringent customer requirements.

  • Used Nortel Alteon Application Switch provides wire-speed Layer 2/3 Ethernet switching and high-performance Layer 4-7 switching (e.g., TCP ports, URLs, HTTP headers and cookies, SSL session ID) to enable sophisticated traffic control and management.

  • Used Nortel Alteon Application Switch supports the broadest range of special-purpose services including load balancing and health checking of servers, VPNs, intrusion detection, LDAP, DNS, streaming media (RTSP), WAP, etc.

  • Used Nortel Alteon Application Switch offers sophisticated health checking and load balancing algorithms, support for virtual IP addresses, and VRRP support to deliver business continuity by eliminating single points of failure.

  • Used Nortel Alteon Application Switch performs various multi-layer security features to protect networks and applications. These include SSL Acceleration, SSL VPNs, security device load balancing (IDS, VPN, FW, etc.), packet filtering (up to 2,048 filtering rules), denial of service attack prevention, and protection from application abuse.

  • Used Nortel Alteon Application Switch delivers the layer 4-7 performance and feature flexibility to identify and direct any application traffic. This includes optimized networks for demanding business applications such as;

    • VoIP

    • Web Services

    • Database applications

    • Wireless

  • Used Nortel Alteon Application Switch provides the highest Layer 7 performance at 51,000 sessions/sec. (zero session loss) and supports up to two million concurrent sessions (Tolly Jan. 3. 2003).

Used Nortel Alteon Web Switches

Used Nortel Alteon ACEdirector

Used, pre-owned, refurbised, new NortelUsed Nortel Alteon Web Switches provide front-end processing for server farms, data centers, content delivery networks, and aggregating 10/100 Mbps Ethernet ports. This platform simultaneously supports Layer 2/3 and Layer 4-7 switching, and handles hundreds of thousands of sessions per second. With Alteon Web OS software, Alteon Web switches provide local and global server load-balancing, application redirection, advanced filtering, and security.


Used Nortel Alteon 180e

Key Features:

  • Used, pre-owned, refurbised, new NortelUsed Nortel Alteon AceDirector supports high-speed Ethernet on eight multi-rate ports, selectable per port, to meet the needs of high-performance server farms, data centers, content delivery networks and aggregation sites for 10/100 Mbps Ethernet ports.

  •  Used Nortel Alteon Ace Director provides wire-speed Layer 2/3 and high-speed Layer 4-7 processing based on 'application-layer' information, such as TCP port numbers, URLs, HTTP headers and HTTP cookies and SSL session ID.

  • Used Nortel Alteon ace director processes up to 296,000 Web connections per second on any port, using dual 32-bit RISC network processors on every switch port.

  • Used Nortel Alteon acedirector delivers high-performance traffic management and application support in a single platform including: local and global server load balancing, application redirection, content filtering, streaming media load balancing, wireless Internet load balancing and content-intelligent Layer 7 switching such as cookie parsing and URL load balancing.

  • Used Nortel Alteon acedirector supports content-aware redirection and load balancing, which increases the performance and reliability of firewalls, virtual private network (VPN) devices, intrusion detection servers, domain name server (DNS) servers, Wireless Internet servers, WAN gateways, and Real Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP) servers.

  • Used Nortel Alteon acedirector performs global server load-balancing.

  • Used Nortel Alteon acedirector performs policy-based application redirection and load balancing.

  • Meters, controls, and accounts for bandwidth use—by client, server farm, virtual service, application, user class, content type and many other traffic classes—using a variety of Layer 2-7 attributes.

  • Protects applications against failure of a server link, switch port or switch, with sub-second detection and failover. Alteon Web switches constantly monitor server, application and content availability, bypassing unhealthy servers when distributing new sessions and automatically re-enrolling them upon service restoration.


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