Today, we are introducing the industry's first all-optical wavelength management software," said Jeong Kim, president of Lucent's Optical Networking Group
. "By adding intelligence to the LambdaRouter, we are unlocking the true value of all-optical switches and providing customers with cost-effective ways to offer new revenue-generating services."
Chromatis will then become part of Lucent's Optical Networking Group
"Our customers have long been clamoring for a true end-to-end 10-gigabit networking solution, and they haven't been able to get one - until now," said Harry Bosco, group president of Lucent's Optical Networking Group
. "Our contracts with these cutting-edge customers demonstrate that Lucent is taking a leading role in the rapidly growing high-speed optical networking market.
'As a vendor that knows networks inside out, Lucent is well equipped to meet Microsoft's needs for a powerful system that supports the most sophisticated data services for today's corporate campus environment,' says Gerry Butters, president of Lucent's Optical Networking Group
. 'As corporations need more capacity to enhance their employees' productivity and creativity, carriers are looking for ways to provide added services.
For more information about Lucent's Optical Networking Group
, visit its Web site at http://www.lucent-optical.com.
He indicated that by the year 2003 Cisco's addressable market will approach $150 billion and the company has formed an optical networking group
built around its acquisitions that has clearly become a focus of the company.
"Our optical networking solutions are designed to meet the needs of all our customers," said Chi Hung Lin, president of the Optical Networking Group
, Lucent China.
Gerry Butters, currently president of Lucent Technologies' Optical Networking Group
, has been named Senior Vice President, Strategy, Marketing and Business Development for the company's Global Service Provider business.