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TelX Tests TeraBurst

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SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- TeraBurst Networks(TM), a leading developer of intelligent, carrier-grade optical switching systems, today announced that The telX Group, Inc., a privately held provider of colocation and interconnection services, has successfully tested TeraBurst's OMS(TM) 2100 optical switch in their colocation facilities at 60 Hudson Street in New York. The successful tests clear the way for possible deployment in support of new revenue-generating wavelength interconnection services for the large number of carriers and network providers currently terminating in telX's colocation facilities. "We are excited to be able to offer customers in our `Meet Me Area(SM)' additional value by utilizing the wavelength switching capabilities of TeraBurst's OMS optical switch platform," said Hunter Newby, Executive Vice President of The telX Group. "To serve the current and future needs of our diverse customer base, telX needs to deploy a flexible, reliable and cost effective optical switching solution. We anticipate utilizing optical switches for wavelength conversion, regeneration and intelligent optical patch panel applications and look forward to offering these services to our carrier customers." TeraBurst's OMS switches are based on a transparent OEO technology that enables the systems to offer bit-rate and protocol independent switch fabrics, along with reliable, compact system architectures. These systems combine low latency wavelength switching with 3R regeneration and performance monitoring, while also offering standardized optical interfaces for interconnection with adjacent systems. TeraBurst Networks Inc. TelX Group Inc.

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