Alcatel Intros Edge/Core Routers

The 7770 Routing Core Platform (RCP), a multi-terabit IP core router; and the 7420 Edge Services Router

November 8, 2000

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SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Alcatel (Paris: CGEP.PA and NYSE: ALA) today announced the introduction of the Alcatel 7770 Routing Core Platform (RCP), a multi-terabit IP core router. Engineered to meet stringent carrier-class requirements, the 7770 RCP enables service providers to deliver differentiated IP services by guaranteeing network performance, a feature critical to the future of wide area networking.

"France Telecom R&D is particularly interested in being involved in the definition of the specification of the equipment for the next generation networks at the earliest possible stage. France Telecom is involved for this reason in Alcatel's 7770 RCP partnership program," said Dominique Delisle, France Telecom R&D IP Program Director.

In a separate announcement:

Alcatel (Paris:CGEP.PA)(NYSE:ALA - news) today introduced an edge services router that establishes new wirespeed performance levels for broadband, differentiated business Internet protocol (IP) services. The Alcatel 7420 Edge Services Router (ESR) is the world's first carrier-class edge services router with the intelligence, scalability and reliability to deliver dedicated and differentiated business IP services at wirespeed.

"We have been testing the 7420 Edge Services Router since June and are very pleased," said Tim Lance, President of NYSERNet, a provider of next-generation Internet services designed to enable the goals of the education and research community in New York State.

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