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Point Reyes Unveils Market Strategy

Will enable carriers' carriers to deliver TDM, ATM, VOIP, and Internet services over a single, high-density IP optical platform

December 11, 2000

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SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Point Reyes Networks, an opticalnetworking startup, today provided a glimpse of its technology and thestrategy that it will use to bring an all-IP (Internet Protocol) solution tothe heart of the public telecommunications network next year.Point Reyes Networks, founded in April 1999, is headquartered in San Jose,with a research and development center in the Telecom Corridor (TM) inRichardson, Texas. Its mission is to bring new revenue opportunities to"carriers' carriers" - those companies that own optical fiber and currentlylease it to other service providers.

Point Reyes Networks' solution will enable those companies to deliver TDM(time division multiplexed) ATM, VoIP (voice over IP), and Internet servicesover a single, high-density IP optical platform. The solution brings fiberefficiency to core and long-haul optical networks and eliminates the highcost of overlay networks.

"Point Reyes Networks is poised to tap into a growing market," said JenniferGill Roberts, General Partner at Sevin Rosen Funds, the primary investor inPoint Reyes Networks. "We saw a tremendous potential in the approach thatPoint Reyes Networks is taking and the technology they are developing tocreate an intelligent optical system. We believe this is a company thatwill quickly establish itself in the market as a significant force indelivering services from the optical edge."


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