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Foundry Networks continues carrier Ethernet innovation at NXTcomm 2008

June 11, 2008

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. and LAS VEGAS -- Foundry Networks(r), Inc. (Nasdaq:FDRY), a performance and total solutions leader for end-to-end switching and routing, today announced it will be extending its Carrier Ethernet leadership at NXTcomm08 in Las Vegas, June 16 to 19. Foundry(r) will be exhibiting its industry-leading networking products and displaying Carrier Ethernet and service provider solutions at booth #SU5204 at the Las Vegas Convention Center as well as participating in a key Metro Ethernet Forum session.

Session: "Ethernet the World"
Panelist: Ananda Rajagopal, product line manager
Time and Date: 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. PDT, Thursday, June 19
Location: Metro Ethernet Forum Theater, booth #SL4409

Hosted by the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF), "Ethernet the World" features Ananda Rajagopal and fellow panelists in order to discuss the latest service deployments, MEF certification activities, and what the future holds for Carrier Ethernet. In addition to thought leadership, Foundry will display its industry-leading service provider products and solutions such as the NetIron(tm) XMR backbone router, NetIron MLX metro router, FastIron(tm) Edge XE compact routing switch, BigIron(tm) RX backbone switch, and ServerIron(tm) family of application delivery switches.

The NetIron family provides unparalleled, wire-speed performance for IP/MPLS routing and switching combined with advanced packet processing and traffic management capabilities. Based on robust, high-availability system architectures, the multi-service NetIron XMR backbone and MLX metro routers are designed to meet the current and future needs of converged networks. The industry-leading energy efficient routers offer a variety of form factors, capacities, and interface options to scale with service provider growth. The NetIron XMR Series offers high performance and scalability for advanced IPv4, IPv6, and MPLS service delivery. The NetIron MLX Series of metro routers provides advanced service delivery capabilities for metro networks, large enterprises, and High-Performance Computing (HPC) environments.

The FastIron Edge XE (FES-XE) Series boasts the industry's leading IPv4 and IPv6 hardware routing capacity in a compact routing switch. The FES-XE Series provides service providers a highly scalable edge routing platform that can be used in complex routing configurations and provides a migration path to IPv6. The FES-XE Series supports expansive routing capacities scaling to 512,000 IPv4 routes and 64,000 IPv6 routes in hardware. For route distribution and calculation, the FES-XE Series can support up to 1,000,000 BGPv4 routing entries. The FES-XE is future-ready, providing users with wire-speed IPv4 and IPv6 routing, including IPv6-to-IPv4 tunnels to facilitate network transition. The FES-XE Series was recently certified IPv6 Ready Phase-2 by the IPv6 Consortium at the University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory.

Foundry Networks Inc. (Nasdaq: FDRY)

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