Tuesday, November 23, 2004

Cegetel Launches Ethernet WAN Services with Alcatel

Cegetel, an alternative national fixed telecommunications operator in France, launched IXTRANS -- a new, high speed and secure data service for large and medium enterprises. IXTRANS is a secure data service based on PDH, SDH and Ethernet interfaces. Aimed at applications such as interconnection of local area networks, videoconferencing and storage networking, the service supports Ethernet connections at varied bandwidth ranging from 2 Mbps to 10 Gbps. IXTRANS is commercially available across France.

Cegetel is using Alcatel's Optical Multi-Service Node (OMSN) systems equipped with data functionality. The deployed systems are managed by the Alcatel 1350 management suitehttp://www.alcatel.com/http://www.cegetel.com

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