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Cabletron

(Cabletron Systems, Inc., Rochester, NH) A networking company founded in 1983 and separated into three companies in 2000: Enterasys Networks (www.enterasys.com) for enterprise class routers and switches, Riverstone Networks (www.riverstonenet.com) for carrier-class products and Aprisma Management Technologies (www.aprisma.com) for network management.

Cabletron was founded by S. Robert Levine and Craig Benson. What began as a part-time venture in a garage evolved into a billion dollar company by 1996. Cabletron has been known for its modular hubs and switches that support Ethernet, Token Ring, FDDI, SNA and ATM.

The company also developed a reputation for its advanced SPECTRUM network management software, sold by its Aprisma parent to Concord Communications, which was then acquired by Computer Associates in 2005. SPECTRUM from Aprisma became the core product in CA's network management line.
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PITTSBURGH, March 7 /PRNewswire/ -- FORE Systems announced today that it has expanded an existing OEM partnership agreement with Cabletron Systems (NYSE: CS).
Cabletron Systems, (NYSE: CS) announced last night at a special event honoring the leadership, innovation and accomplishments of its co-founders, Craig Benson and Robert Levine, that it has established a technology scholarship fund in their name at the University of New Hampshire in the amount of $250,000.
Cabletron Systems, (NYSE: CS) a holding company for leading networking and telecommunications companies, today announced that the European Court of Justice ruled in favor of Cabletron Systems on all accounts regarding the customs classifications of networking products imported into Europe.
Today's announcement marks the achievement of a significant milestone in the execution of our strategic transformation," said Piyush Patel, CEO and President of Cabletron Systems, Inc.
Cabletron Systems, (NYSE:CS) a holding company for leading networking and telecommunications companies, announced today the initial public offering of Riverstone Networks common stock on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the symbol RSTN (NASDAQ:RSTN).
All of us in the Cabletron family of companies firmly believe that giving back to the community is a responsibility of any corporation," said Piyush Patel, president, CEO and chairman of Cabletron Systems.
Bill was the Senior Director of Marketing at Cabletron Systems responsible for leading Cabletron into the service provider market, and responsible for product management and marketing for Cabletron's Wide Area Network portfolio.
Cabletron Systems (NYSE: CS) today announced that for the seventh consecutive quarter, the Dell'Oro Group has ranked Cabletron number one in market share in the rapidly growing modular Layer 3 switching market.
Vnetek Communications, LLC, announced today the acquisition of exclusive rights to manufacture and distribute legacy product lines from Cabletron Systems.
Cabletron Systems, today announced that it has acquired, on behalf of Enterasys Networks who is the only provider of total network solutions singularly focused on enterprise-class customers, Baltimore-based Network Security Wizards (NSW).
Cabletron Systems (NYSE: CS) today announced that Silver Lake Partners completed its initial investment in Cabletron Systems, Inc.