Japanese startup has opened its first U.S. office in San Jose

April 9, 2001

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SAN JOSE, Calif. -- PhotoniXnetCorporation, a Tokyo based innovative startup that designs, develops,and manufacturesa complete and cost-effective metropolitan-area optical networksolution, has opened it's first U.S. office in San Jose. Tetsuya Kawano,who will serve as ExecutiveVice President and will manage the company's U.S. day-to-day operations,is leading the company's expansion into the Silicon Valley. Mr Kawanojoins thecompany from Sony, where he served as Group President for the RecordingMedia & Energy Group and was responsible for $1B in yearly revenue. Mr.Kawanomade many contributions during his 27 years at Sony, including leadingthe aggressive expansion into the North American and Latin Americanmarkets. Mr.Kawano's experience in all facets of managing a high tech company willbe utilized in his role with PhotoniXnet.

PhotoniXnet offers a revolutionary and complete solution for themetro area that incorporates very high bandwidth, remote configuration,protocol-independence,easy scalability and low cost. PhotoniXnet boasts a strong internationalpatent portfolio that gives the company's LightWaveAggregator(TM)product uniqueadvantages. The company plans to make further announcements about it'sproducts at the upcoming Networld + Interop tradeshow in Las Vegas (May8-10, 2001).

http://www.photonixnet.com

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