Techopedia Explains Broadband Remote Access Server (B-RAS)
A broadband remote access server routes traffic to and from broadband remote access devices, including DSL access multiplexers and the ISP's network. The key benefits of using broadband remote access servers are:
- They provide a single point for change control
- B-RAS is a common, access-agnostic operational model
- It is multiservice access node (MSAN) independent
If network changes are required, it’s better to make changes at a single B-RAS server than at dozens of devices.