November 20, 2001-Meriton Networks (Ottawa) today announced it has completed its name change from edgeflow, Inc in a move to reflect a focus on optical networks rather than on optical edge systems which its former name may imply.
The company also introduced OADX, an advanced optical add/drop switch targeting metro cores. The company claims its transparent OADX costs less, requires less floor space, and offers signal reshaping, retiming, and regeneration.
The company also announced at technology partnership with ExceLight (Ottawa) whereby Meriton Networks becomes a strategic volume customer for ExceLight's coarse Wave Division Multiplexing (CWDM) products and other components. The partnership will allow Meriton to develop products with cost and space-saving benefits.
Meriton also announced a technology alliance whereby Meriton Networks becomes an early adopter for Vitesse Semiconductor's (Camarillo, CA) high speed asynchronous switch fabric and clock and data recovery (CDR) devices, as well as other components. Through its collaboration with Vitesse, Meriton is developing a transparent electrical switch for the metro.