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For Immediate Release: Glimmerglass Networks Demonstrates Remote Optical Path Provisioning, Monitoring with Laser 2000 at ECOC 2010 in Turin

Real-time Management and Reconfiguration of Optical Paths Delivers Major OPEX and CAPEX Savings for Carriers

(PresseBox) (Turin, Italy, ) Glimmerglass Networks, the leading supplier of intelligent optical layer management solutions, today announced that it will display the latest breakthroughs in purely optical, photonic switching solutions alongside Laser 2000, a specialized supplier to the photonics market, at the 36th European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication (ECOC) 2010 – Booth 467. By enabling service providers to provision and reconfigure the optical layer remotely and instantly, Glimmerglass intelligent optical layer management solutions reduce OPEX, improve network availability, reduce SLA penalties, and accelerate time-to-service. Glimmerglass systems also enable service providers to rapidly and remotely select optical paths for monitoring, reducing CAPEX required for compliance with lawful interception requirements.

“Glimmerglass Intelligent Optical Systems are supporting carriers as they bring next generation networking solutions to their customers in communities around the globe,” said Bernd Schilp, Glimmerglass Vice President of EMEA Sales. “Laser 2000 is a strategic partner for us in the region, and we are pleased to showcase our latest developments with them. By enabling providers to reduce OPEX by more than 30 percent, provide five 9s availability, and eliminate significant SLA penalties, our intelligent optical layer management solutions pay for themselves in less than 10 months.”

ECOC 2010 is Europe’s largest optical communications event, focusing on the emerging areas of optical communication technologies, including new fiber-based components, modulation schemes for high speed transmission, and 100 Gbps Ethernet and broadband access. Held in Turin, Italy, Sept. 19 - 23, 2010, the ECOC conference provides an ideal inter- and multi-disciplinary forum that brings together people from basic research, R&D, industry and telecom operators.

About Glimmerglass Networks
Glimmerglass Networks is the leading supplier of intelligent optical layer management solutions. Customers worldwide deploy Glimmerglass purely optical, photonic switching systems to rapidly and remotely create, monitor, and reconfigure optical paths in networks supporting intelligence and defense agencies, telecommunications service providers, lawful interception, data centers and cloud computing. Glimmerglass systems enable customers to remotely manage optical networks in real time, reducing OPEX, enabling faster time-to-service and increasing network availability while providing investment protection. For further information, please visit www.glimmerglass.com.

Contact:
Jeff Zindel
Glimmerglass Networks
510-723-1903
zindel@glimmerglass.com