Latest Layer 2 MPLS VPN Stories

2010-03-11 08:00:00

PARIS, March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced that Isocore, the leader in validation and interoperability of emerging and next generation technologies, has confirmed that Alcatel-Lucent's Service Router portfolio can address the most demanding requirements of service providers for the delivery of a variety of sophisticated services simultaneously, in great volume. Results certify that, when deployed as a Multi Service Edge (MSE) for...

2010-02-10 12:53:00

CALGARY, Alberta and PARIS, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) and AltaLink, Canada's only fully independent electric transmission provider, today announced that Alcatel-Lucent has been selected to build the utility's new, improved IP communications network linking 270 substations throughout Alberta. Alcatel-Lucent's comprehensive leading Internet Protocol/Multiprotocol Label Switching (IP/MPLS) solution will support AltaLink in improving its...

2009-08-04 13:13:00

PARIS, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced that NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com) has deployed Alcatel-Lucent's service router solution as the base for its Internet Protocol (IP) Virtual Private Network (VPN) service, which now supports both IPv4 and next generation IPv6 protocols (*IPv4/IPv6 dual stack) for enterprise users. Offered as an option for its Arcstar(TM) IP-VPN service, this is the country's first commercial IPv6 compatible...

2009-03-16 09:22:00

PARIS, March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced that, according to data from Dell'Oro, it has considerably strengthened its quarterly, year-over-year market position in the Service Provider Edge Router market segment. Dell'Oro data shows that in the second half of 2008, Alcatel-Lucent continued to grow in the edge router segment - gaining more than three percentage points to reach 17.6 percent market share - while the other top-three...

2008-11-11 18:00:09

VANCOUVER, Wash., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- New Edge Networks, the business communications unit of EarthLink Inc., , was named most innovative competitive communications carrier for its development of a breakthrough corporate wide area network service. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081111/CL45511LOGO ) Chicago-based research and consulting firm, New Paradigm Resources Group, and Pipeline magazine selected New Edge as recipient of their 2008 Communications Innovator Award for...

2008-09-18 09:00:18

SANTA CLARA, Calif. and TOKYO, Sept. 18, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Foundry Networks(r), Inc. (Nasdaq:FDRY), a performance and total solutions leader for end-to-end switching and routing, today announced that its award-winning NetIron(r) XMR 4000 and NetIron XMR 8000 IPv4/IPv6/MPLS routers have been installed by SoftBank IDC Corporation for network backbone and server aggregation throughout its distributed data centers. SoftBank IDC provides an extensive range of highly reliable services that...

2008-07-24 12:00:37

Azienda Bergamasca Multiservizi Information and Communication Technology has selected Foundry Networks, a provider of switching and routing solutions, to engineer a next-generation carrier-grade MPLS wide area network for the Province of Bergamo in northern Italy. The Bergamo advanced broadband network is comprised of more than 250 miles of fiber optics. The Foundry Networks-based IP multi protocol lambda switching (MPLS) network implemented by BT Italia and it is configured to manage data...

2008-06-17 09:00:13

PARIS, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext: Paris and NYSE: ALU) today reinforced its market and technological leadership in Carrier Ethernet by announcing the industry's first integration of Provider Backbone Bridging (PBB) and Virtual Private LAN Service (VPLS) technologies, which dramatically increases the scale and reach of Carrier Ethernet VPN services. These new capabilities offered on Alcatel-Lucent's IP/MPLS Service Router portfolio, will help service providers...

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