November 5, 2008

APS Deploys Sycamore’s DNX Multiservice Cross-Connect Platform

US-based electric utility firm Arizona Public Service is deploying Sycamore Networks's DNX multiservice cross-connect platform in the backbone of its voice and data communications infrastructure.

According to Sycamore, its DNX-11/88 multiservice cross-connect platforms combine service interface density with intelligent bandwidth management features, which will enable utility network operators to meet a range of aggregation and grooming applications, reduce network cost and complexity, and deliver resilient network services.

Daniel Smith, president and CEO of Sycamore Networks, said: "Utility operators such as Arizona Public Service (APS) depend on their infrastructure networks to ensure the highest degree of service availability. With advanced service protection and innovative bandwidth management capabilities, our multiservice switching solutions are optimized to help our customers achieve greater levels of reliability and flexibility, while improving operational efficiencies."