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February 23, 2011
CHELMSFORD, Mass. -- Sycamore Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCMR) and MLL Telecom, a UK-based provider of carrier-grade wireless and fixed line connectivity solutions, today announced they have signed a reseller agreement. The agreement allows MLL Telecom to resell Sycamore's IQstream Adaptive Content OptimizationTM solution - a unique answer to the service challenges posed by rapid mobile data growth in the Radio Access Network (RAN).
IQstream is a RAN-focused mobile broadband optimization solutiondesigned to dramatically reduce traffic congestion caused by risingsubscriber demand for Internet video and other rich media mobile content.
MLL Telecom specializes in providing fully managed network services toservice providers, systems integrators, and the public sector throughout the United Kingdom. MLL Telecom's managed backhaul services, in particular its microwave backhaul offering, will be complemented by IQstream, which is designed to free up capacity in the cost-sensitive RAN and maximize network performance as mobile data traffic patterns, content, applications, and devices inevitably evolve.
"Unpredictable backhaul growth is one of the biggest challenges facingmobile operators, yet simply throwing more capacity at the problem isnot always feasible due to practical operational limits," said EddieMinshull, CEO, MLL Telecom. "Our relationship with Sycamore allows us to provide a unique and powerful solution to the mobile backhaul challenge facing all mobile operators and will enable us to offer our customers more options when upgrading their RAN."
"We are pleased to be partnering with MLL Telecom as we look to broaden the market reach of our IQstream solution," said Scott Hilton, vice president and general manager, Sycamore Broadband Optimization Solutions. "As a proven provider of innovative backhaul solutions, MLL Telecom brings the experience and expertise perfectly suited to help operators meet the critical challenge of RAN congestion as demand for mobile broadband continues to grow."
Sycamore Networks Inc. (Nasdaq: SCMR)
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