Time & Synchronization

Is your NTP Server Current, and Up-to-Date?

Is your NTP Server Current, and Up-to-Date?

We’re reaching out to owners of the SyncServer line of NTP Servers, from Microsemi (formerly Symmetricom).  If someone else is responsible for NTP and Timing within your organization, please share this post. What’s Happened Over a year ago, Microsemi issued the product lifecycle bulletin below: SyncServer S100 / S2xx / […]

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Enhanced Primary Reference Time Clock (ePRTC)

Enhanced Primary Reference Time Clock (ePRTC)

Microsemi’s new TimeSource Enhanced Primary Reference Time Clock (ePRTC) solution, based on ITU-T G.8272.1, is a highly accurate, reliable and autonomous source of time, frequency and phase synchronization, regardless of the availability of GNSS. This brief video discusses the concepts around the PRTC, GNSS Vulnerability, and the benefits of ITU-T […]

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TimeProvider 5000 adds Phase Synch for LTE-A & TDD

TimeProvider 5000 adds Phase Synch for LTE-A & TDD

Microsemi’s TimeProvider® 5000 Software Release 2.2.4 adds support for ITU-T G.8275.1, the new PTP Profile for Phase and Time in telecom networks, recently approved by the ITU.  New units ship with support, and deployed units can be software upgraded (with platform maintenance).  Read on for details.

New Product – Microsemi IGM-1100i

New Product – Microsemi IGM-1100i

Microsemi has announced a new, game-changing solution for indoor small-cell deployments. The new Integrated GNSS Master (IGM-1100i) fully integrates a best-in-class 1588v2 PTP grandmaster with a GNSS receiver and antenna, and uses Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) for power and network connectivity. The Microsemi indoor wall or ceiling mounted IGM automatically self-configures, locks […]

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Whitepaper – Using Cesium to Backup GPS

Whitepaper – Using Cesium to Backup GPS

Microsemi has released a new whitepaper, discussing an alternative approach to addressing Cyber Security issues related to disruption of the communications infrastructure.  This cost-effective approach – backing up GNSS/GPS synchronization sources with a Cesium Clock – has been tested with proven results, including providing the holdover performance needed for phase […]

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Symmetricom is now Microsemi

Symmetricom is now Microsemi

On November 26th, 2013, Microsemi completed the acquisition of Symmetricom. Microsemi is a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance. Acquisition of Symmetricom adds precision timekeeping products and technologies, that Microsemi will leverage to “develop roadmaps that will allow us to provide new solutions that contribute […]

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