Salira Gets Certified

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Salira Systems, Inc. the leading provider of standards-compliant Gigabit-level Ethernet Passive Optical Network (EPON) systems, today announced that Salira is the first EPON vendor to attain MEF-9 and MEF-14 certification status for its Carrier Ethernet services. MEF-14 certification is the first global program to test for QoS conformance, which is critical for delivering stringent service level agreements to enterprise customers.This important certification is sanctioned by the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF), an international industry consortium dedicated to world-wide adoption of Carrier Ethernet networks and services. The rigorous certification testing was conducted by Iometrix Test Laboratory.

"For many compelling reasons, enterprise customers are moving more of their mission-critical applications to Ethernet-based networks," said André Martineau, Senior Director, Business Solutions for Advance Newhouse Communications. "As this migration continues, it is becoming increasingly important to ensure that our networks are Carrier Ethernet compliant. Salira's MEF-9 and MEF-14 certifications are an important contribution to meeting our customers' needs."

Salira Systems Inc.

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