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Product Line: Cisco Series
Product Type: Ethernet Card
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Product Description

The 15454-ML-MR-10-WS is a Cisco networking module designed for use with Cisco ONS 15454 (SONET) and Cisco ONS 15454 SDH platforms, featuring 10 SFP connectors and supporting EEE 802.3 compliant Ethernet ports. It supports 1:1 mapping of Ethernet ports to virtual circuits, IEEE 802.1Q-in-Q VLAN tunneling, and low latency queuing for unicast VoIP, enhancing network performance and flexibility. Additionally, the module offers advanced features such as automatic FPGA upgrades, remote monitoring, and simple network management protocol (SNMP), ensuring efficient and secure network operations.

FAQs for the 15454-ML-MR-10-WS

  • What is the connector type used in this device?
    The device uses SFP connectors.
  • Does the part support Ethernet standards?
    Yes, it supports EEE 802.3 Compliant Ethernet ports.
  • Can it perform 1:1 Mapping of Ethernet Ports to Virtual Circuits?
    Yes, it offers 1:1 Mapping of Ethernet Ports to Virtual Circuits.
  • Is the device compatible with Cisco ONS 15454 platforms?
    Yes, it is for use with Cisco ONS 15454 (SONET) and Cisco ONS 15454 SDH platforms.
  • Does it support VLAN Tunneling?
    Yes, IEEE 802.1Q-in-Q VLAN Tunneling is supported.
  • How many connectors does the device have?
    The device is equipped with 10 connectors.
  • Is there support for low latency queuing for VoIP?
    Yes, there is low latency queuing support for Unicast VoIP.
  • Can the device handle Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)?
    Yes, it supports Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP).
  • Does the product offer input policing?
    Yes, input policing is available.
  • Is there a feature for automatic FPGA upgrades?
    Yes, it supports automatic Field Programmable Gate Array upgrades.

Product Review

The CISCO 15454-ML-MR-10-WS module excels in offering a comprehensive solution for Ethernet over SONET/SDH applications, with a notable feature being its support for 1:1 mapping of Ethernet ports to virtual circuits, enhancing network flexibility and efficiency. However, its lack of support for DHCP relay and interoperation between LCAS and non-LCAS circuits limits its applicability in dynamic network environments and mixed-technology deployments. With its array of features like IEEE 802.1Q-in-Q VLAN tunneling, input policing, and support for low latency queuing for VoIP, it is suited for networks demanding high performance and advanced Ethernet services over legacy infrastructure.


The CISCO 15454-ML-MR-10-WS module is designed to enhance the capabilities of the Cisco ONS 15454 (SONET) and Cisco ONS 15454 SDH platforms, providing an efficient and flexible solution for network expansion or upgrade. This module supports a wide range of Ethernet and packet over SONET/SDH (POS) services, facilitating the delivery of high-quality, high-speed internet and intranet services over existing SONET/SDH infrastructure. It is engineered to meet the demands of both current and emerging network requirements, ensuring investment protection and future-proofing network infrastructure. This module features ten connectors, utilizing Small Form-factor Pluggable (SFP) technology, offering flexibility in network design and expansion. It supports the IEEE 802.3 standard for Ethernet, enabling seamless integration with existing network equipment and ensuring compliance with established networking protocols. The module allows for 1:1 mapping of Ethernet ports to virtual circuits, enhancing the efficiency of data transmission and simplifying network configuration and management. Key features of the CISCO 15454-ML-MR-10-WS include: - Support for Packet over SONET/SDH (POS) with virtual ports, providing a reliable method for transmitting data over SONET/SDH networks. - IEEE 802.1Q-in-Q VLAN tunneling, enabling the creation of layered VLAN structures for improved network segmentation and security. - Input policing and low latency queuing support for Unicast VoIP, ensuring high-quality voice transmission over the network. Additionally, the module offers Class of Service (CoS)-based packet statistics, allowing for detailed monitoring and management of network traffic based on priority and service type. This feature is crucial for optimizing network performance and ensuring the quality of service (QoS) for critical applications. The CISCO 15454-ML-MR-10-WS also supports a range of network management and security features, including: - Disabled console port for enhanced security, preventing unauthorized access to network configurations. - Cisco IOS login enhancements, offering improved security measures for network management access. - Support for Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) and Remote Monitoring (RMON), facilitating efficient network troubleshooting and monitoring. - Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) support, enabling comprehensive network management and monitoring from a centralized location. Furthermore, the module features automatic Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) upgrades, ensuring the device remains up-to-date with the latest firmware enhancements and bug fixes without manual intervention. It also supports J1 Path Trace, providing a mechanism for identifying and diagnosing network path issues, thereby improving network reliability and performance. In summary, the CISCO 15454-ML-MR-10-WS is a versatile and efficient module that significantly extends the functionality of Cisco ONS 15454 platforms. It is designed to meet the evolving needs of modern networks, offering advanced features for Ethernet and POS services, comprehensive network management, and robust security features, making it an ideal solution for network operators seeking to upgrade or expand their infrastructure.


Item Code CISCO 15454-ML-MR-10-WS
Manufacturer Cisco Systems, Inc.
Speed Compatibility Supports Various Data Rates
Ethernet Virtual Circuit Mapping Direct Ethernet Port to Virtual Circuit Association, 1-to-1
Connector Count 10
Connector Specification SFP
Port Compliance Conforms to IEEE 802.3 Ethernet Standards
Support for HDLC Unavailable
Packet Over SONET/SDH Mechanism Available
Virtual POS Ports Supported
Connectivity Type Supports LEX and Point-to-Point Connections
VLAN Tagging Supports IEEE 802.1Q-in-Q
Traffic Policing Available
VoIP Unicast Traffic Prioritization Supported
Quality of Service Packet Monitoring Enabled
Console Port Status Deactivated
DHCP Relay Functionality Not Supported
Enhanced Security for Device Access Enabled
ICMP Support Enabled
Network Monitoring Supported
Network Management Protocol SNMP Supported
Dynamic FPGA Configuration Not Available
Automatic FPGA Updates Supported
Port-Level Traffic Statistics Available
LCAS Compatibility Does Not Support Interoperation with Non-LCAS Circuits
SONET/SDH Path Trace Byte Supported
Compatibility Designed for Cisco ONS 15454 (SONET) and Cisco ONS 15454 SDH Platforms

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