PacketLight Passes NEBS Test

PacketLight achieves NEBS Level 3 certification for new carrier-class multi-service optical transport system

April 29, 2002

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SAN DIEGO -- PacketLight Networks, a leading developer of integrated optical transport systems for the metro, has received NEBS (Network Equipment Building Systems) Level 3 certification for its PL-16000, a new carrier-class multi-service transport system that integrates classical DWDM with Layer 1 and Layer 2 transport aggregation and cross-connect functionality.NEBS Level 3 certification -- awarded to equipment that meets strictphysical, electrical and environmental standards -- will hasten thePL-16000's deployment in live carrier networks. Several field trials for the new system are currently nearing completion."The fields trials have been very successful, and our new optical transportsystem is generating enthusiastic interest among carriers everywhere," saidPacketLight CEO Meir Kollmann. "Passing the very stringent NEBS testing forsafety and reliability now makes the PL-16000 ready for prime time and forcarriers to integrate into their network facilities."PacketLight Networks

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