MAY 7, 2008 -- Matisse Networks (search for Matisse Networks), provider of optical burst switching (OBS), has entered into a partnership agreement with South Korea-based iCRAFT, provider of core backbone network infrastructure and access migration solutions. iCRAFT will resell and support Matisse's EtherBurst Packet WDM System.
iCRAFT provides customers with network assessment and design as well as implementation, integration, and support services. The company says it delivers comprehensive infrastructure offerings with the utmost reliability, availability, and performance.
"We're very excited to be adding Matisse to our portfolio of products," reports Mr. Young-Ro Kwon, executive director of iCRAFT.Â "Matisse's EtherBurst provides a very nice complement to the routing and switching equipment we currently carry, enabling us to design next-generation networks to support the tremendous growth of traffic that we are seeing here in South Korea."
"Matisse's goal in this phase of our growth is to work with a small number of very capable partners, and we are delighted to be working with iCRAFT given their reputation for delivering trusted solutions to their service provider and enterprise customers," adds Shigeru Ota, vice president of Asia Pacific sales for Matisse. "iCRAFT has earned a great deal of respect within the industry.Â They have a large customer base and a talented team of sales and support experts. We're looking forward to a successful future together."