Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Alcatel-Lucent Cites Core Router Sale to Healthcare Provider

Alcatel-Lucent is supplying its new 7950 XRS core router family to UPMC, the top ranked healthcare provider in Western Pennsylvania.  The UPMC build-out will also include Alcatel-Lucent's proprietary optical coherent technology, the 1830 Photonic Service Switch (PSS). The high-powered network will be used to handle the challenge of Big Data in the health care sector. Financial terms were not disclosed.


  • Previously, Alcatel-Lucent has announced deployment of its 7950 XRS by Belgacom and Telefonica.

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