Alvesta to supply Brightlink Networks with optical transceivers

May 11, 2001
May 10, 2001--Alvesta announced that BrightLink Networks has selected Alvesta as its supplier for 10Gb/s optical transceivers for Very Short Reach (VSR) optical applications.

Alvesta announced that BrightLink Networks has selected Alvesta as its supplier for 10Gb/s optical transceivers for Very Short Reach (VSR) optical applications.

Alvesta's Model 3100 Optical Transceiver will become a key component in BrightLink Networks' BOSS 1000 optical switch, a highly scalable product that promises to play a key role in the development of next-generation optical networks. BrightLink becomes Alvesta's second Model 3100 customer, following the March announcement of a partnership with Force10INetworks.

The Alvesta 3100 optical transceiver is a board-level interconnect solution boasting low power consumption and minimal footprint. Its full-duplex design allows implementation of 10GB/sec interconnections using a single transceiver.

About BrightLink:

BrightLink provides on-demand optical switching technology to the long-haul carrier market. For more information, visit www.brightlink.com.

About Alvesta:

Alvesta, Inc. designs and manufactures full-duplex, 10Gb/s optical transceivers for manufacturers of network infrastructure equipment. For more information, visit www.alvesta.com.

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