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Memotec NetPerformer 9600 High Density Data and Voice Router


The SDM-9600 NetPerformer is a high performance and High Density Data/Voice Router. The SDM 9600 Integrated Access Router maximizes network performance and provides superior convergence capabilities to ensure efficient and secure transport of multiple communications services. With a range of interfaces to connect automation and metering equipment, NetPerformer enables deployment over copper, fiber, microwave, and satellite access infrastructure.


High capacity, high performance, high versatility

The SDM-9600 is the flagship component of the NetPerformer products, all of which have been designed to meet the needs of operators with complex distributed networks. The NetPerformer SDM-9600 offers the highest density, capacity, and performance available today and includes an integrated access router for central offices. Designed for modular growth and standards evolution, the SDM-9600 provides complete fault-tolerance and scalability as well as greater processing speeds and bandwidth capacity.


A modular, high-capacity format makes the SDM-9600 an ideal solution for the needs of the more demanding sites in a converged network. The SDM-9600, in conjunction with other NetPerformer products enables each individual site to be configured with the appropriate combination of services, performance, and scalability, avoiding unnecessary costs. The SDM-9600 chassis can be populated with multiple blades supporting digital and LAN ports for aggregation and redistribution of voice and data traffic. Using an open architecture platform, it can support up to 80 T1/E1 data/voice digital spans, 2400 channels of digital telephony, or 600 TRXs of GSM A-bis/ter traffic in a single 5U chassis.

Carrier-grade reliability

The SDM-9600 is designed to provide the level of redundancy and fault-tolerant operation that providers must have to ensure uninterrupted service. In addition to dual power feed at the chassis level, each blade support 1:N redundant voice processors and 1:1 overall blade redundancy, delivering high availability for those mission critical applications and revenue generating services. The SDM-9600 also supports alternate routing and can automatically switch to another WAN if needed.

Digital voice support

The SDM-9600 channel density is the ideal platform for Digital Circuit Multiplication Equipment (DCME) applications; either for backhauling traditional telephony or GSM A/E trunks. PowerCell voice support provides greater bandwidth savings than standard based VoIP, over any type of WAN infrastructure. The SDM-9600 also supports standards-based VoIP via the SIP protocol and a wide range of voice codecs, providing interoperability for multivendor as well as mixed private/public networks. The NetPerformer SDM-9600 supports key signaling methodologies and connects to PSTN and legacy PBX units, providing a smooth migration path for legacy telephony equipment to VoIP.

GSM backhauling

The SDM-9600 also provides bandwidth optimization for GSM A-bis and A-ter. The high density of the SDM-9600 makes it ideal for larger BSC/MSC sites serving large number of remote BTS locations and it occupies less rack space.

Leverage the power of convergence

The SDM-9600 efficiently packetizes and compresses voice, fax, modem and LAN traffic, and transports it over packet/cell-based connection-oriented or connection-less networks WAN infrastructures. All traffic entering the unit is prioritized by protocol, then combined for transport over private or public networks. Prioritization functionality is provided by PowerCell®, NetPerformer's award winning, cell-based QoS prioritization technology.

WAN flexibility

The SDM-9600 operates on a variety of WAN infrastructures: serial or digital leased lines, satellite, or packet-based networks such as IP, Frame Relay and ATM. This feature provides network operators the flexibility to choose between the most economical or most readily available network facility and also enables the migration to different network infrastructures without any additional cost.

Enhanced satellite access capabilities

The NetPerformer SDM-9600 platform can also provide satellite-based converged communications. Verso has partnerships with the major satellite vendors providing support for SCPC, TDMA, IP broadband satellite technologies, including Verso's SkyPerformer satellite optimization (Point-to-Point/Multipoint). Carriers can operate a hybrid satellite/terrestrial topology over a single platform, further reducing costs and minimizing complexity.

Network management and reporting

The ACTView® 3000 application is an advanced SNMP-based GUI tool that uses the industry-standard HP OpenView® NMS platform. The application enables the user to manage virtually any other platform from a single network management station, avoiding redundancies and the costs associated with multiple NMS platforms.

Key Features

  • Support for T1, E1, J1 and Serial Network Interfaces     including RS-232, RS-530, V.35 and X.21

  • Support for Microwave and Satellite Networks in Point to Point and Multi-Point Topologies with SkyPerformer® - SCPC and TDMA

  • Support for a High Density - 5 Slots

  • Support for Digital Voice Interfaces - Up to (80) T1, E1, J1, PRI

  • -48 VDC Power Supplies - Dual Redundant

  • Support for Legacy Data Protocols both Asynch and Synch - ENQ/ACK, XON/XOFF, transparent,PPP, BDLC, HDLC, SDLC, X.25, X.25 over Frame Relay annex F/G, COP, BSC, VIP, IBM/RJE, Uniscope, Poll/ Select, Siemens Nixdorf, JCA, Zengin, RFC-1490, UNI-DTE, UNI-DCE

  • Supports IP Routing and Bridging - IP RIP V1/V2 or Static, OSPF, NAT, IP Multicast IGMP V1/V2 PIM-DM, BootP/DHCP relay, DHCP client, IPX RIP and SAP, LLC2, 802.1p/q prioritization and VLAN, 802.1D Spanning Tree Protocol (STP), MAC Layer

  • Supports FAX - FAX Relay: Group 3 FAX over PowerCell. Super G3 configurable to pass through or fallback to G3. Group 4 FAX and other non-voice bearer ISDN channel at 64K

  • Supports Modem Relay - V.32bis demodulation up to 14.4Kbps, STU-III secure phones over PowerCell, modem pass through (G.711) for other modems

  • Supports Voice traffic routing with alternates destinations and digits manipulation using local mapping tables, locally switched TDM calls (hairpin)

  • Supports Voice Signaling and Conversion - ISDN and QSIG T1/E1 PRI and BRI signaling: EuroISDN/ETSI, National and Japan, T1 signaling: robbed bit signaling, CCS transparent, SS7 transport with idle filtering and spoofing, E1 signaling: CAS, CCS transparent, SS7 transport with idle filtering, Digital CAS Signaling types: Immediate, Wink, FXO, FXS, FXO ground, FXS ground, E1/R2 (compelled, semi-compelled, DTMF), PLAR, custom (9230 only), Mu-law or A-law coding

  • Compliant  -  EMC - Emission FCC Part 15, Class B EN 55022:1998 + A1 + A2, AS/NZS CISPR22, EMC - Immunity EN 55024:1998 + A1 + A2, Safety IEC 60950-1, EN 60950-1, UL 60950-1, CSA C22-2 N°60950-1, AS/NZS 60950, Telecom - Digital FCC Part 68 + TIA-968-A, IC CS-03 Issue 9 - Part 2 and Part 6, AS/ACIF S016, AS/ACIF S038, TBR 1 + TBR 2, TBR 3, TBR4, TBR 12 + TBR 13, Telecom - Analog FCC Part 68 + TIA-968-A, IC CS- 03 Issue 8 - Part 1, AS/ACIF S002, TBR 15 + TBR 17, TBR 21


  • Larger Applications
  • Multi-Site Applications
  • Service Providers and Carriers
  • Large Satellite Networks
  • Complex istributed Networks
  • Support of large NetPerformer SDM-9220 and SDM-9230 applications


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