GiantLoop announces Enterprise Optical Networking alliance with Nortel

Jan. 12, 2001
GiantLoop Network, Inc. announced an Enterprise Optical Networking alliance with Nortel Networks (NYSE/TSE:NT). Enterprise Optical Networking aggregates data and storage networking protocols over fiber optic networks that span campus, metropolitan, and inter-city geographies and features Nortel Networks industry leading OPTera Metro 5200.

GiantLoop Network, Inc. announced an Enterprise Optical Networking alliance with Nortel Networks (NYSE/TSE:NT). Enterprise Optical Networking aggregates data and storage networking protocols over fiber optic networks that span campus, metropolitan, and inter-city geographies and features Nortel Networks industry leading OPTera Metro 5200. As part of this initiative, GiantLoop and Nortel Networks are co-sponsoring a five-city seminar series, entitled "business at light speed" that highlights the importance of managed optical services for enterprises.

On January 22, GiantLoop and Nortel will begin a five-city road show titled "Business At Light Speed," designed to educate Global 250 senior IT managers on the business and technical benefits of managed fiber optic networks. The seminars will focus on eBusiness initiatives and Enterprise Optical Networking services and equipment. Several presentations will highlight Optical Storage Networking (OSN), one of the most pressing optical networking initiatives that Global 250 companies face. Optical Storage Networking (OSN) merges storage and fiber optic technology to enable extended-distance remote storage applications and ensure continuous business operations.

The "Business At Light Speed" seminars are planned in Boston on January 22,ENew York on January 23, Chicago on January 24, San Francisco on January 25, and Dallas on January 2. For more information about "Business At Light Speed," email GiantLoop at [email protected].

About GiantLoop Network:

GiantLoop Network is a provider of Enterprise Optical Networking services for Global 250 enterprises. GiantLoop builds and manages fiber optic networks that aggregate data and storage networking protocols that span campus, metropolitan, and inter-city networks and eliminate all network and storage bandwidth bottlenecks.

About Nortel Networks:

Nortel Networks is a global Internet and communications provider with capabilities spanning Optical, Wireless, Local Internet and eBusiness.

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