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2008-07-23 15:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif. and MILAN, Italy, July 23, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Foundry Networks(r), Inc. (Nasdaq:FDRY), a performance and total solutions leader for end-to-end switching and routing, today announced it has been selected by Azienda Bergamasca Multiservizi Information and Communication Technology (ABM ICT) to engineer a next-generation carrier-grade MPLS wide area network (WAN) for the Province of Bergamo in northern Italy. The Bergamo advanced broadband network is one of Italy's...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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