ADC to support Internet Photonics' optical Ethernet and WDM products

27 May 2003 Minneapolis, MN and Shrewsbury, NJ Lightwave -- ADC will provide systems integration services to Internet Photonics Inc. for the company's optical Ethernet and WDM products. ADC will provide installation, commissioning, and integration services for Internet Photonics' LightStack family of products, which are used as optical transport platforms for carriers deploying high-speed data, voice, and video services.

May 27th, 2003

27 May 2003 Minneapolis, MN and Shrewsbury, NJ Lightwave -- ADC will provide systems integration services to Internet Photonics Inc. for the company's optical Ethernet and WDM products. ADC will provide installation, commissioning, and integration services for Internet Photonics' LightStack family of products, which are used as optical transport platforms for carriers deploying high-speed data, voice, and video services. Internet Photonics' customers include cable operators, incumbent local exchanges carriers (ILECs), InterExchange carriers (IXCs), and others involved in the delivery of broadband services.

"Internet Photonics is committed to providing customers with scalable, reliable, and easy-to-deploy solutions," contends Steve Waszak, chief financial officer for Internet Photonics. "From our optical Ethernet and WDM platforms to our installation and support services, we want to help customers roll-out profitable new services with minimal risk. ADC's market presence and footprint within our customer base, both cable and carrier, is exceptional," he says. "We're pleased to have ADC as a partner and to make their comprehensive services immediately available to our rapidly growing customer base throughout North America."

"Internet Photonics has an impressive portfolio of optical Ethernet and WDM solutions that address some critical needs among carriers and cable operators," adds Barb Majerus, vice president of services business development for ADC. "Their 'invest-as-you-grow' optical Ethernet products boast cost-effective scalability and manageability along with carrier-grade performance. Supporting next-generation solutions is an important part of our business strategy. ADC's services are perfectly positioned to support deployment of Internet Photonics' products, and we're excited to be working with IPI as they expand their business."


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