ForeThought supports current ATM standards and provides the critical extensions of Distributed LAN Emulation
Services and multi-peer group PNNI.
We are delighted to have our LAN Emulation
software receive the stamp of approval from a leader such as Microsoft," said Eric Cooper, chairman and CEO of FORE Systems.
The first release of ForeThought(TM) LAN Emulation
As ATM grows stronger in the corporate backbone, Signalling and LAN Emulation
performance have become key factors in making the heavy ATM investment worthwhile," said Avner Halperin, vice president of products at RADCOM.
ATM products that support LAN emulation
enable customers to preserve their existing product and application investments as they migrate to ATM.
Software application modules include LAN emulation
, Packet over SONET, IP over ATM and flow protocols.
A key element of this partnership has Softcom Microsystems embedding H&J's Soft-ATM(TM) ATM Signalling, LAN Emulation
and ILMI software in its GigaBlade(TM) Network Accelerator.
Soft-ATM MPS is pre-integrated with other Soft-ATM subsystems such as the LAN Emulation
An optional LAN emulation
client software addition enables the MAC-100 to participate in ATM Forum-based LAN emulation
environments over the ATM wide area network.
The new Ethernet modules have their own LAN Emulation
Client (LEC) software that is usually associated directly with the desktop device.