|Accton Technology, Greenfield Networks, and IP Infusion announce complete metro Ethernet switching solution---Based on Greenfield's Packetry Architecture and IP Infusion's ZebOS Software, The Accton ES4825 Delivers Full Metro Ethernet Services|
Sunnyvale and San Jose, CA and Hsinchu, Taiwan - Accton Technology Corporation, Greenfield Networks, and IP Infusion today announced the availability of the industry's first complete ODM system for metro Ethernet switching applications, supporting 24 ports of Gigabit Ethernet and a modular slot for 10-Gigabit uplinks in a 1RU form factor.Based on Greenfield's Packetry chip architecture and IP Infusion's ZebOS 7.2 advanced routing software suite, the Accton ES4825 delivers full Layer 2 and Layer 3 metro Ethernet services, including IPv6, MPLS, VPLS, stacked VLANs, and VLAN translation, across all ports at wire speed.
Accton, a world class ODM supplier, has a track record of delivering robust and high-feature networking solutions.The ES4825 metro Ethernet switch platform achieves an unprecedented level of features, performance, and form-factor, targeted for metro aggregation and access applications.The system is available today with volume production scheduled in Q3 2005.The ES4825 is targeted for high density copper installations requiring IPv6, MPLS, and Layer 2/3 VPN services.A second version, the ES4825A, is available for high density fiber optic-based applications.
The heart of the ES4825 is the Greenfield Packetry family, which enables the most feature-rich Ethernet switching solution in the industry.Packetry delivers robust Layer 2/3/4 packet processing capabilities, including IPv6 routing in hardware and extensive Quality of Service (QoS).Packetry's classification and traffic management functions enable voice over IP and other converged applications that require flow-based priority and bandwidth distribution across the network.Enabling the next-generation metro services in carrier networks, the Packetry family supports extensive service provider features including MPLS switching, stacked VLANs, Layer 2 VPN (martini and VPLS), Layer 3 VPN (RFC 2547bis) and IP tunneling.
IP Infusion's ZebOS software is a scalable, robust, fully integrated Layer 2 and Layer 3 switching and routing software solution that allows OEMs to quickly add networking capabilities to their new and existing lines of switching products.The ZebOS enables the ES4825 platform to deliver fully integrated Layer 2 and Layer 3 features for metro area networks.
"SUGGESTED ACCTON QUOTE" "Through our partnership with Greenfield Networks and IP Infusion, Accton is now offering a robust platform that has the performance and features to deliver the triple play application of voice, video and data over IP, ideally suited for the metro Ethernet market." Said A.J. Huang, CEO of Accton Corporation
"SUGGESTED GREENFIELD QUOTE" "The ES4825 platform is the first completely integrated ODM solution that has ever been developed for the metro aggregation and access market," said Gary Smerdon, President and CEO, Greenfield Networks. "Tight integration of the Packetry devices with the ZebOS routing software enables the delivery of all our advanced features such as full IPv6, MPLS and VPN support across all ports."
"SUGGESTED IP INFUSION QUOTE" "The combination of Packetry silicon and ZebOS routing software is a powerful solution for a wide range of applications, including the metro edge switching market," said Perry Constantine, President and CEO, IP Infusion.
This integrated solution will be shown during the week of May 2-5 in Networld + Interop at MandalayBayConvention Center, Las Vegas.
About Greenfield Networks
Greenfield Networks is the emerging leader in world-class Ethernet switch silicon technology.Based on its innovative Packetry™ architecture, Greenfield delivers flexible, feature-rich, high performance solutions for Enterprise and Metro applications.For more information, visit the company at www.greenfieldnetworks.com.
About IP Infusion
IP Infusion, a leading provider of intelligent network software for enhanced IP services platforms, delivers routing, switching, multicast, and QoS technology enabling equipment vendors and end-users to rapidly develop and deploy solutions for the access, enterprise, and provider edge markets. Now entering its fourth year of revenue production, IP Infusion has extended its software to allow vendors to address a wide variety of value-added IP services markets. IP Infusion continues to develop network software solutions that provide equipment vendors with building blocks to rapidly create modular and scalable high-performance solutions around best-of-breed network hardware and software products from vendors such as Intel, Broadcom, Wind River, and MontaVista. Its software is deployed worldwide in network equipment in the enterprise, telecommunications, and service provider spaces throughout Asia, North America, and Europe. Recently IP Infusion has both gained design wins in the enterprise and security solutions markets and taken a leadership position in the growing IPv6, virtualization, and high-availability network equipment market. For more information about IP Infusion, please visit www.ipinfusion.com
About Accton Technology Corporation
For more than fifteen years, Accton (TAIEX: 2345) has been making partnership work; designing, developing and manufacturing innovative technology for top-tier networking, computer, and telecommunications vendors. The company's robust and constantly-evolving core technology and highly-qualified employees allow Accton to produce the best in networking and communications technology that keeps people connected--around the world and across the office Headquartered in the heart of Taiwan's Hsinchu Science-Based Industrial Park, Accton's teams of engineers work on location with partners and from Accton R&D centers around the globe. For more information about Accton and its subsidiaries, visit www.accton.com .
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