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Lucent Unveils Core Switch

Lucent breaks new ground for ATM, introducing the TMX 800 MPLS Core Switch, an ATM and MPLS internetworking platform at CeBIT

March 12, 2002

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MURRAY HILL, N.J. -- Lucent Technologies (NYSE: LU) today is taking asignificant step in multiservice networking by announcing the TMX 880™ MPLSCore Switch, a new ATM and MPLS internetworking platform that enablescustomers to deliver more reliable and profitable voice, video and dataservices over a unified multiprotocol label switching (MPLS) network.Being demonstrated at the CeBIT trade show opening tomorrow in Germany, theTMX 880’s distinctive internetworking capabilities satisfy customer needsfor a unified backbone that can expand and scale profitable asynchronoustransfer mode (ATM) and frame relay services today and prepare for theemerging demand for Internet protocol (IP) services."To compete in today's changing regulatory environment, service providersmust build service-aware backbones to take ATM and frame relay market sharenow, and deliver next-generation IP services the minute those demandsarise," said Ken Packert, president, Multiservice Switching. "The TMX 880not only gives service providers this critical capability but also lets themlower capital and operating expenses."Lucent Technologies Inc.For more information on CeBIT, please visit: www.lightreading.com/cebit

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