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Introduction to Steel-Belted Radius Carrier


Steel-Belted Radius Carrier delivers a total authentication, authorization, and accounting (AAA) solution on the scale required by Internet service providers and carriers. It provides the power and flexibility you need to manage the delivery of enhanced services to your customers. It integrates cleanly with all components of your network operations center (NOC), from customer authentication and service delivery to the back-office accounting and billing system.

Steel-Belted Radius Carrier is an authentication, authorization, and accounting (AAA) platform that provides data services for wireline, wireless, and converged carriers. It interfaces with a wide variety of network access equipment, and authenticates remote and wireless LAN (WLAN) users against numerous back-end databases, allowing you to consolidate the administration of all your remote and WLAN users.

Figure 1 shows the architecture of Steel-Belted Radius Carrier.

Figure 1: Steel-Belted Radius Carrier Architecture
Radius Carrier Architecture

The foundation of Steel-Belted Radius Carrier is the SBR Carrier core. All other modules are optional, license-enabled modules. The following section provides a high-level description of SBR Carrier core and each optional module.