Avici, Riverstone Win in Taiwan

Chung Hwa Telecommunications selects Avici Systems and Riverstone Networks for next-generation network deployment

July 20, 2001

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TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Avici Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: AVCI), a leading provider of scalable core routing solutions for intelligent IP-over-optical networks, Riverstone Networks, Inc., (Nasdaq: RSTN), a leader in service creation infrastructure for metropolitan area networks and CommVerge Solutions Limited, the leading network integrator in the Asia Pacific region, today announced that Chung Hwa Telecom will deploy Avici TSR(R) scalable core routers and Riverstone RS 8000 metro routers as the foundation for development of high-value services in its next-generation research network. The deployment consists of Avici TSR's supporting up to OC-192c/STM-64 speeds and Riverstone RS 8000's supporting interfaces including Fast Ethernet, T1/E1, POS/SDH STM-1 and ATM STM-1. Steve Kaufman, president and CEO of Avici Systems said, "Chung Hwa Telecom is a driving force in the Taiwanese market through its utilization of the IP infrastructure to create and drive new broadband services for its customers. Chung Hwa Telecom's deployment of the TSR in the core and Riverstone at the metro edge demonstrate the value of delivering best-of-breed solutions to customers to drive advanced services. The Asia Pacific region is very important to Avici and we are happy to be working with CommVerge to enable customers to rapidly develop their next-generation network." Romulus Pereira, president and CEO of Riverstone Networks said, "This deployment validates the joint commitment of Avici, Riverstone and CommVerge to deliver the best end-to-end service delivery solution to telecommunications service providers. Avici's capabilities at the core are an ideal complement to Riverstone's service creation capabilities at the network edge. We are delighted to work with CommVerge to deliver the performance and versatility to Chung Hwa Telecom for driving next-generation services." Avici Systems Inc. Riverstone Networks Inc.

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