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2008-12-17 07:00:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Level 3 Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: LVLT) today announced that it has expanded its relationship with Iformata, LLC, a telepresence and video conferencing solutions provider. As Iformata's primary provider of IP services, Level 3 will deliver that company's high-bandwidth traffic via Internet protocol virtual private network (IP VPN) across its fully integrated multiprotocol label switching (MPLS) platform. "We rely on Level 3's highly...

2008-12-02 11:00:00

CONCORD, Mass., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study by Network Strategy Partners (NSP) analyzes the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of Ethernet Transport versus VPLS and MPLS in the metro network. According to the study (Total Cost of Ownership Comparison: Ethernet Transport vs. VPLS and MPLS in the Metro Network), the Ethernet Transport architecture, featuring the Extreme Networks' BlackDiamond 20808 Ethernet Transport Switch, provides the lowest total cost of ownership (TCO) for...

2008-12-01 09:00:00

DALLAS, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) today announced expanded global reach for AT&T's Ethernet portfolio with the immediate availability of a virtual private local area network service (VPLS) in 14 countries across Europe and Asia Pac. AT&T's VPLS service, called OPT-E-WAN(SM), enables businesses to link multiple locations -- whether across the city or around the world -- with the ease and efficiency of a flat Ethernet wide area network that can be...

2008-10-28 09:00:10

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/76a899/2008_us_ethernet_s) has announced the addition of the "2008 US Ethernet Services Update" report to their offering. Research shows that the traditional Ethernet services value proposition - as an easy to manage service that provides reliable, high-performance service, in a cost effective manner still resonates in 2008. As the migration from legacy services continues, users see Ethernet services as an effective vehicle...

2008-10-21 09:00:26

Isocore today announced that delegates will witness the first ever interoperability of GMPLS controlled Ethernet label switching (GELS) enabling cost-effective Ethernet transport of time-sensitive real-time services. In addition, key network equipment and test vendors successfully proved interworking of critical technologies, mobile backhaul (aggregating the Radio Access Network (RAN)) across an MPLS transport, Ethernet operation, administration and maintenance (OAM), point-to-multipoint...

2008-10-20 18:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif. and WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Foundry Networks(r), Inc. (Nasdaq:FDRY), a performance and total solutions leader for end-to-end switching and routing, today announced it will highlight its service provider market leadership by demonstrating its Virtual Private LAN Services-Provider Backbone Bridging (VPLS-PBB) architecture at MPLS 2008 in Washington, D.C through Oct. 22. Foundry(r) will be exhibiting its next-generation MPLS and service provider...

2008-10-14 12:00:14

Juniper Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:JNPR), the leader in high-performance networking, today announced its participation in the 11th annual MPLS 2008 International Conference from October 19 to 22 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC. Juniper Networks will demonstrate its industry-leading MPLS capabilities for service providers and enterprises in booth #102 and play a key role in the conference speaking and educational program. Dr. Kireeti Kompella and Dr. Yakov Rekhter, Juniper...

2008-09-22 15:00:17

Ixia (NASDAQ:XXIA), a leading, global provider of IP performance test systems, will participate in the world's largest and most advanced live, public Carrier Ethernet multi-vendor interoperability showcase at the Carrier Ethernet World Forum (CEWC), Sept. 22-26 in Berlin. The showcase is sponsored by the European Advanced Networking Test Center (EANTC). Ixia played a principal role in testing Carrier Ethernet protocols for many of the 28 vendors and 100 devices in the showcase. Carrier...

2008-09-11 15:00:11

Level 3 Communications's business markets group has rebuilt its enterprise data network architecture by re-launching a MPLS-based wide area network platform that enables converged service offerings. According to Level 3, its integrated platform provides enterprises an option that enables growth, with three MPLS (multiprotocol label switching) solutions. The new architecture is claimed to enable delivery of ethernet virtual private line, virtual private LAN service and IP virtual private...

2008-09-10 09:00:11

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Level 3 Communications' Business Markets Group today announced the company has rebuilt its Enterprise data network architecture, re-launching an MPLS-based wide area network (WAN) platform that enables true converged service offerings. Leveraging a unique combination of assets acquired over the last several years, Level 3's integrated platform provides enterprises a cost-effective, high-performance option that enables growth, with three...


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