With the acquisition of Cambrian Systems
, we are speeding up on-ramps to the Internet backbone and creating the Optical Internet'', said Clarence Chandran.
When Nortel Networks announced the agreement to acquire Cambrian Systems
less than a week ago, many industry analysts commented positively on the move.
Nortel Networks' acquisition of Cambrian Systems
accelerates the worldwide deployment of an open, protocol-independent optical solution for the new fast-growing market segment of the metropolitan area network (MAN).
Nortel Networks will pay up to US $300 million in cash for Cambrian Systems
, a portion of which will be deferred and paid contingent upon Cambrian Systems
achieving certain business objectives.
represent substantial market opportunities for metro DWDM and our expansion in these markets is a significant milestone for Cambrian," said Don Smith, President and CEO of Cambrian Systems
KANATA, Ontario, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Optical networking leaders Cambrian Systems
and Lucent Technologies today announced their collaboration on interoperability between their metropolitan and long-haul Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) systems.
The flexibility and scalability of OPTera allows it to easily accommodate ESCON directly onto a survivable wavelength along with other data networking protocols," said Don Smith, President and CEO of Cambrian Systems
This interoperability demonstration with VPG further validates OPTera's flexibility enabling carriers to deliver a diverse array of value-added applications such as digital video transport services," said Solomon Wong, Assistant Vice President of Marketing for Cambrian Systems
Newbridge Networks, a world leader in communications networking, and Cambrian Systems
Corporation, a Newbridge affiliate company, will provide leading-edge asynchronous transfer mode infrastructure equipment and advanced photonic networking solutions enabling the delivery of differentiated Internet Protocol services and other advanced, high-bandwidth applications.
Companies demonstrating NetStream2 solutions in their booths include Bay Networks, Cambrian Systems
, Cisco Systems, Compaq, FORE Systems, IBM Corporation, Microsoft, Nortel, Packet Engines, Switched Networked Technologies, WideBand Corporation, and XLNT.
Additionally, Packet Engines will team with Alta Technology, Cambrian Systems
, CLASS Data Systems Inc.
Hewlett-Packard Company today announced a letter of intent with Cambrian Systems
Corporation to develop Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) for metropolitan access and interoffice networks.