What is BRAS ?

BRAS can also be referred to as a broadband network gateway or border network gateway. A broadband remote access server (BRAS, B-RAS or BBRAS) routes traffic to and from broadband remote access devices such as digital subscriber line access multiplexers (DSLAM) on an Internet service provider's (ISP) network. (Broadband Remote Access Server) Pronounced "b-raz."

A network switch that funnels traffic from DSL and/or cable modem aggregation devices to various carriers' networks based on type of application or type of service required. It supports authentication, traffic accounting, high-level protocols such as IP and MPLS.

IP ACCT BRAS Support By Netwall

Ipacct is an end-to-end solution that can cater to the complete backend needs of an ISP be it CRM, NAS, Billing or Logging. These lightweight modules can be installed either on one hardware or based on the ISP’s network needs, on separate physical hardware per module. The system can be used either as a central solution providing AAA services to all customers from the NOC or as a client-server model wherein the NAS component is installed at the edge thus making it suitable to support virtually unlimited subscribers by segmenting the ISP network into Core, Aggregation and Access layers.