6 June 2003 N. Billerica, MA Lightwave--Huawei Technologies will use carrier-class routing products from Avici Systems Inc. in Huawei's data communications portfolio in China.
Huawei Vice President Edward Shu said, "By combining Avici's products with our own portfolio, Huawei is positioned as the leading provider of telecommunications solutions for the Chinese market. We will combine our technical knowledge and efforts to leverage Avici's superior carrier-class products to offer best-of-breed routing solutions that will support the rapid growth of services being deployed across China."
"We are pleased that China's leading networking solution provider has chosen our routing platform as a key element in its plans for building a next-generation Internet in China," said Steve Kaufman, president and CEO of Avici Systems. "Huawei's existing customer relationships and support capabilities offer a great opportunity for our joint family of products to deliver a new generation of high-availability, cost-effective routing solutions to the Chinese marketplace."