Adva and Inrange partnership delivers metro solutions

23 September 2002 -- Adva Optical Networking, Munich, today announced that a total of 26 new enterprise, carrier, and service provider customers have implemented Fiber Service Platform ("FSP") products through its partnership with Inrange Technologies during the first eight months of 2002.

Sep 23rd, 2002

23 September 2002 -- Adva Optical Networking, Munich, today announced that so far 26 new enterprise, carrier, and service provider customers have implemented Fiber Service Platform ("FSP") products through its partnership with Inrange Technologies during 2002.

Inrange sells and supports Adva FSP solutions under the "Powered by Adva" program and "Inrange IN-VSN Spectrum" product name.

Inrange has been an OEM partner of Adva since 1995. The companies have together delivered metro optical networking solutions to over 200 customers. The 26 new customers are located in the Czech Republic, Germany, Norway, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, the UK, and USA.

"Instantaneous access to mission-critical data is vital," said Dale Lafferty, VP marketing and alliances at Inrange. "Our partnership with Adva complements Inrange's virtual storage networking strategy of enabling customers to have data available and accessible at all times."

"Enterprise optical networking is one of the largest applications driving global deployments of metro WDM," said Ron Kline, Program Director, Optical Networks at RHK, a leading telecom consulting firm. "Adva consistently ranks in the top three vendors globally."

Inrange Technologies, a subsidiary of SPX Corporation, provides users with the building blocks to manage and expand large, complex storage networks. It says its core-to-edge-to-anywhere solutions solve the storage challenges facing today's IT organisations, while providing investment protection and a proven foundation for future growth.

For more information visit www.inrange.com

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