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Apcon Unveils ATM/Sonet Switch

Apcon launches layer 1 ATM/Sonet switch for telecom/datacom, with automated cable pulls and remote electronic lab configuration

June 6, 2002

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PORTLAND, Ore. -- APCON, Inc., a leading provider of high-speed hardware for automated network connectivity management, today announced the release of the IntellaPatch TD32 Physical Layer Switch for interoperability test labs and data center security within telecom/datacom environments.

The IntellaPatch TD32 is an OC (optical carrier) layer 1 switch designed to electronically automate network connectivity, and lab setup and reconfiguration. With the IntellaPatch TD32, test engineers and systems personnel can automate cable pulls and lab configuration in a controlled environment, virtually eliminating costly manual labor.IntellaPatch TD32 switches provide optimal flexibility and expandability for telecom/ datacom-specific environments. The TD32 supports ATM (Asynchronous Transfer Mode) and SONET (Synchronous Optical Network) protocols at OC-3, OC-12, or OC-48 data streams, with actual data rate transfer occurring at 155.52 Mb/sec, 622.08 Mb/sec, or 2.488 Gb/sec, respectively. The TD32 also comes standard with 32-ports that use SFP (Small Form-Factor Pluggable) transceivers. Customers can install their choice of multi- or single-mode fiber optic media transceivers on an add-as-you-grow basis."APCON has a proven record of delivering high-level benefits to its customers,” said Richard Rauch, APCON president and CEO. “Telecom/datacom customers using IntellaPatch switches will profit from the same competitive advantages, including accelerated time to market, minimized capital investment, and overall decreased costs.”Apcon Inc.

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