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Level 3 Picks Laurel Networks

Level 3 selects Laurel Networks' ST200 Service Edge Router, which combines an IP/MPLS control plane with guaranteed bandwidth delivery

June 3, 2002

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PITTBURGH -- Laurel Networks, Inc., the first provider of high-performance service edge routers, today announced that Level 3 Communications, an international communications and information services company, has selected the Laurel Networks ST200(tm) Service Edge Router for its MPLS-based Ethernet private line, ATM and Frame Relay service in the U.S. and Europe. The ST200 was designed from the ground up to create profitable data services at the edge of an IP/MPLS backbone network. With a distributed, edge-optimized architecture combining Internet class routing, full port-by-port multi-service capabilities and a sophisticated service management infrastructure, the ST200 delivers services with unmatched performance, scalability and flexibility to support current and future service provider requirements. "Level 3 is a leader in the use of advanced networking technology to offer their customers an ever-growing portfolio of offerings, fast provisioning, easy-to-manage bandwidth and expandable services," said Atul Bansal, president and CEO of Laurel Networks. "Selection of the Laurel ST200 highlights the importance of an edge-optimized, flexible architecture and extensive QoS to support continually evolving service provider requirements, including support for Layer 2 and IP-based services, in a single platform." Level 3 Communications Inc. Laurel Networks Inc.

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