Internetworking Terms: Cisco Frame Relay Access Device (Cisco FRAD)
Cisco Frame Relay Access Device (Cisco FRAD)
Cisco product that supports Cisco IOS Frame Relay System Network Architecture (SNA) services and can be upgraded to be a full-function multiprotocol router.
The Cisco FRAD connects Synchronous Data Link Control (SDLC) devices to Frame Relay without requiring an existing LAN. The Cisco FRAD does support attached LANs and can perform conversion from SDLC to Ethernet and Token Ring.