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Polatis Demonstrates Colorless Add/Drop Solutions for Agile DWDM Networks

OFC/NFOEC, San Diego, CA March 23, 2010 Polatis, the performance leader in all-optical switching, today announced that it will be showcasing a live demonstration of its new 80-channel colorless, non-blocking add/drop solution for enabling the flexible and secure provisioning of wavelengths dynamically and on-demand. The solution leverages Polatis' ultra low-loss Series 2000 optical matrix switching platforms, based on its patented DirectLight™ beam steering technology. The demonstration will take place in Booth #T3422 at the OFC/NFOEC exhibition this week in San Diego, CA.

"High performance optical switching functionality is ideal for emerging telecom applications that require agile and resilient networks," said Nick Parsons, chief technology officer at Polatis. "Our demonstration shows how a colorless, non-blocking architecture enables flexibility and new services while increasing network reliability, efficiency and utilization." Polatis all-optical switching technology can be extended to full colorless, directionless and contentionless DWDM solutions, as a module or a standalone system, for network equipment manufacturers and their service provider customers.

Polatis optical switching solutions address emerging market application requirements driven by the service provider community worldwide. Key attributes of these solutions include low optical insertion loss, resilient system architectures, industry-leading economics, strictly non-blocking fabrics and seamless support for 10, 40, and 100G optical transport networks.


About Polatis

Polatis develops and manufactures the world's lowest loss optical switching products for government and defense, telecommunications and data center, test & measurement and video broadcast markets. Through a unique combination of proven technologies and new, innovative architectures, Polatis has achieved class-leading performance and reliability that solve some of today's toughest optical networking challenges. Polatis all-optical switching products are proven in more than 500 networks all over the world.

To learn more please visit our website at: www.polatis.com


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