BRAS

Short for Broadband Remote Access Server, it is the aggregation point for the subscriber traffic. It provides aggregation capabilities (e.g. IP, PPP, ATM) between the Regional/Access Network and the NSP or ASP. Beyond aggregation it is also the injection point for policy management and IP QoSin the Regional/Access Networks.

See also broadband.

Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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