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NTP Server/Client Clock

Part Number:
TimeProvider 1000 Series



The proliferation of high-speed data, broadband multimedia and circuit-to-packet convergence is rapidly driving the need for high quality synchronization outside the network core into metro and access. However, the synchronization economics and functional requirements of access nodes differ significantly from traditional core nodes. A reduced number of outputs, smaller footprint and lower cost points, while maintaining the PRS accuracy and SSU/BITS performance of a core office synchronization system, are still critical requirements for a small office synchronization solution. The Microsemi TimeProvider® 1000 and TimeProvider 1100 are ideally suited to meet this need.

The TimeProvider’s innovative architecture combines the tasks of tracking incoming timing references, qualifying the signals, filtering and distributing precise synchronization onto a single universal Input, Output and Clock card (IOC). Available in rubidium and quartz versions, a second IOC card can be added to provide full input, clock redundancy and output protection. Local and remote provisioning and management of the TimeProvider 1000 and TimeProvider 1100 is performed through the Information Management Card (IMC).


  • Best in class clock performance with BesTime and SmartClock technologies
  • PRS with Type II/Stratum 2E and Type I/Stratum 3E holdover
  • Universal input and output cards
  • E1, 2.048MHz, T1, 1.544MHz, CC
  • NTP server/client with MD5 authentication
  • 1 and T1 span line retiming
  • SNMP management

Key Benefits

  • Small footprint suitable for small or medium sized central offices
  • Flexible configuration: functions as a stand alone PRS with redundant rubidium and quartz clocks or as an SSU/BITS shelf
  • Fully redundant and protected
    -Up to 64 1:1 protected and configurable outputs per system

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