Network timing in the enterprise world is often overlooked, and that is a mistake. Network architects or engineers often default to an Internet-based timing architecture for their ultimate source of time. In today’s world of frequent cyberattacks, regulatory compliance requirements and demand for highly stable and accurate network timing, the hierarchy (layering) of timing topology should be considered.
Improved Network Performance
Having accurate time across a network also provides the granularity needed to accurately measure latency between points. This is essential for troubleshooting and identifying bottlenecks, especially in networks subject to microbursts of traffic. And as the quantity and speed of data grows, identifying and solving those types of issues is becoming more and more difficult to do without using accurate time.
White Rabbit is a collaborative project including CERN (the European Organization for Nuclear Research), GSI Helmholtz Centre for Heavy Ion Research and other partners from universities and industry to develop a fully deterministic Ethernet-based network for general purpose data transfer and sub-nanosecond accuracy time transfer.
For decades, Orolia has been providing timing solutions to operators of mission critical Enterprise Networks. Our customers rely upon our technology across industries like Financial Services, Telecom, Retail, Process Control, Military / Aerospace, Public Safety, and others where downtime is not an option.
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