Zhone Technologies MALC-XP User Manual


Triple-Play Services in a 1U Multi Service Access Platform (MSAP)

48 Port ADSL2+ with POTS (VoIP)

Integrated IP DSLAM, VoIP Line Access Gateway, and IP Video Delivery Platform

Integrated Emergency Stand-Alone (ESA)

Full-Featured VoIP: MGCP, SIP, SIP-PLAR, H.248

Environmentally Hardened

Optional Watertight OSP Enclosure for Pole, Pedestal, or Underground Deployment



Compact, High-Performance 1U MSAP from eXpress Packet Family

The Zhone MALC-XP provides next generation MSAP features in a compact, hardened form-factor that makes it easy and cost-effective to deliver uncompromised triple play services throughout serving area.

Service providers are challenged by the need to deliver high-bandwidth IP-enabled services throughout their territories. The compact MALC-XP solves the challenge when deployed close to subscribers, reducing loop-lengths for increased bandwidth.

The MALC-XP combines industry-leading functionality with ease of deployment for a robust and complete access solution. The MALC-XP extends the benefits of next-generation BLCs throughout the service territory, ensuring universal coverage of advanced services. The MALC-XP works seamlessly with Zhone's residential gateways and high-density MSAPs, providing a complete Access solution from the Central Office to the Remote Control.

The Fast/Gigabit Ethernet interfaces on XP family products can be configured as linear, RPR ring, or aggregated links. An OSP (outside plant) enclosure version enables pole-mount, pedestal, or underground deployment for even greater range and flexibility.


Ease of Management

MALC-XP provides simple yet powerful management facility via

embedded Web GUI along with complete NMS integration.

Universal Broadband & Advanced Voice Capabilities

MALC-XP enables delivery of guaranteed bandwidth and services to your full service territory. MALC-XP delivers standard lifeline POTS to subscribers, then encodes voice traffic as carrier-class VoIP for transport over a resilient Gigabit Ethernet network. Integrated Emergency Stand-Alone (ESA) capabilities allow the MALC-XP to continue to provide local voice service in the event of a network disruption.

Triple Play Services

MALC-XP includes high-performance packet processing with advanced IP capabilities to deliver secure, reliable, and efficient voice, data, and video services. Now service providers can offer compelling bundles of multi-line voice, high-speed Internet access, and multi-set IP video (including HDTV) over their existing copper infrastructure.

Optical or Copper Transport

MALC-XP provides dual 100/1000Mbps uplinks, supporting both copper and fiber, to provide simple cost-effective transport. The dual GigE ports allow daisy-chained linear or ring deployments, and on rings the MALC-XP provides standards-based RPR support to ensure < 50msec restoration in the event of a ring fault.

End-to-End Access Management

The easy-to-use Zhone Management System (ZMS) provides OSMINE-certified management and provisioning across the access network, from CPE to the Central Office. The MALC-XP is fully remote managed, allowing carriers to reduce service turn-up intervals, reduce truck rolls, and ultimately, improve customer service.

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