PacketLight Intros PL-1000

PacketLight introduces the PL-1000, the 1st carrier-grade, 10-Gig WDM connectivity solution supporting 4 services of 10-Gig in a 1U box

April 7, 2008

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TEL AVIV -- PacketLight Networks Ltd. a leading provider of CWDM, DWDM and Dark Fiber connectivity solutions, announced today that it has released the PL-1000, the first connectivity solution over Dark Fiber and WDM networks to provide 4 services supporting 10Gbps each in a 1U box. The PL-1000 is designed to provide 10Gbps connectivity over existing dark fiber infrustructure previously used for lower rate services, by providing integrated optical amplifier (EDFA), 3R functionality and Mux/DeMux. The PL-1000 offers carrier class functionality, including built-in performance monitors, protection and regenerator mode within its compact frame.

The PL-1000 offers high levels of functionality together with a new level of cost efficiency and flexibility. The PL-1000 provides a variety of innovative network solutions such as effectively upgrading existiting CWDM networks to support 10Gbps connectivity. The PL-1000 integrated solution supports both CWDM and DWDM optical links based on standard XFP technology. Furthermore, the PL-1000 chassis can be cascaded and seemlessly integrated with PacketLight's PL-400 and or PL-300 to provide a scalable solution for 32 or more services starting from 2Mbps up to 10Gbps. The PL-1000, which is typically deployed as CLE (Customer Located Equipment) in enterprise campus environments and central offices, is also environmentally friendly, with its low power consumption.

“The PL-1000 is the most advanced 10G connectivity solution of its size.” said Koby Reshef, PacketLight’s VP Marketing. “The PL-1000 addresses the growing market need for 10G connectivity over the existing fiber infrastructure, leveraging fiber utilization and capacity significantly. Our new product fits perfectly to provide high throughput Metro Ethernet connectivity, effective infrastructure for Triple Play, NGN and DSLAM backhaul and enables upgrade of existing CWDM or DWDM networks to support 10G services”.

PacketLight Networks Ltd.

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