ABB’s FOX605, a member of ABB’s world leading FOX family of fiber optical communication solutions, offers a cost-efficient communication solution for electrical utilities of all sectors and markets (ETSI, ANSI).
Designed and tested for the utility environment, FOX605 combines circuit- and packet-switched technologies, including MPLS-TP, in one single device for the transmission of traditional signals, protection signals and local LAN-traffic via packet switched backbone networks.
On the network side the multiplexer offers sophisticated WAN functionality whilst the user side supports LAN and common traditional interfaces, enabling a stepwise upgrade into the packet-switched world. Reliable data transport is guaranteed under any network circumstance.
New deployments can be implemented as pure FOX605 networks or based on its interoperability capabilities as extensions of existing communication infrastructures. Integrated enhanced data encryption and authentication functionalities secure data traffic for reliable and dependable transmission of mission-critical information.
Increased visibility and control of the network is provided by strong timing/synchronization features. The comprehensive set including utility-specific features makes FOX605 the ideal solution for first mile and access applications. Configuration and management can be easily handled with ABB’s FOXView and FOXMAN-UN network management systems.