April 13, 2004 Mountain View, CA -- NextHop Technologies today announced that Internet Photonics, a developer of carrier-grade optical Ethernet and intelligent wavelength platforms, has successfully deployed its LightStack series of products at cable operators and service providers using NextHop's GateD routing software. Internet Photonics' products rely on GateD routing protocols to exchange management and control information between different boxes and amongst multiple cards within a single chassis.
"Internet Photonics is delighted to have access to the industry-leading GateD suite of routing software," said Gary Southwell, vice president of marketing, Internet Photonics. "Use of GateD routing software allows us to deliver to our customers carrier-grade optical Ethernet and wavelength solutions with a compelling economic mode."
"Not only are we pleased to facilitate Internet Photonics with the capabilities to provide reliable optical Ethernet product for their customers, we are also delighted that we can help them get solutions to market faster, with lower development and support costs," said Dennis Tsu, vice president, marketing and sales, NextHop Technologies.