Nortel Networks and Unisys offer integrated optical and storage solution

Nov. 6, 2001--Seeking to address growing metropolitan demand for bandwidth, data storage, and new applications, Nortel Networks and Unisys are offering an integrated optical and storage solution designed to enable enterprises to plan, build, configure, and manage fault tolerant networks with continuous availability.

Seeking to address growing metropolitan demand for bandwidth, data storage, and new applications, Nortel Networks and Unisys are offering an integrated optical and storage solution designed to enable enterprises to plan, build, configure, and manage fault tolerant networks with continuous availability.

The companies are leveraging optical metro solutions from Nortel Networks with Unisys expertise in network services to offer enterprises a single source for high-performance Metropolitan Area Networks (MANs), Storage Area Networks (SANs), and Optical Data Centers, say company representatives.

Under an expanded global reseller agreement, Unisys is offering Nortel Networks OPTera Metro 5000 series of metro DWDM equipment, OPTera 3500 Multiservice Platform, and Passport 8600 routing switch in conjunction with Unisys network convergence services, including assessment, architecture and design, planning and development, integration network management, and remote network management.

Headquartered in Blue Bell, PA, Unisys is an e-business solutions company whose employees help customers in 100 countries apply information technology to seize opportunities and overcome challenges of the Internet economy. For more information, visit the company's Web site at www.unisys.com.

Nortel Networks provides communications technology and infrastructure to enable value-added IP data, voice, and multimedia services spanning Metro Networks, Wireless Networks, and Optical Long Haul Networks. More information about the company can be found on the Web at www.nortelnetworks.com.

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