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TMCNet:  Polatis Selected for Fiber Optic Management Applications by Terremark

[May 11, 2010]

Polatis Selected for Fiber Optic Management Applications by Terremark

ANDOVER, Mass. & CAMBRIDGE, United Kingdom --(Business Wire)--

Polatis (News - Alert), the performance leader in all-optical switching, today announced that its products have been selected by Terremark Worldwide, Inc. (www.terremark.com) for one of their new and growing fiber management applications in selected datacenters. The solution leverages Polatis' ultra low-loss Series 2000 optical matrix switching platforms, based on its patented DirectLight™ beam steering technology.

"Reliable, high-performance optical switching with system redundancy and robust remote management support is ideal for emerging 10G cross-connect services in our datacenters," said Norm Laudemilch, Senior Vice President of Infrastructure at Terremark. "Polatis took the time to understand our requirements and deliver the features and functionality in a system platform that was ideal for this application. We are currently looking to leverage this technology in other optical networking applications across our portfolio."

"Terremark sets the bar for managed IT infrastructure services across the globe," said Gerald Wesel, CEO of Polatis. "We are very pleased that our products meet Terremark's high standards and stringent requirements. It is a relationship we value very much."

Polatis optical switching solutions address emerging market application requirements driven by datacenter clients worldwide. Key attributes of these solutions include resilient system architectures, industry-leading economics, ease of device management and operations, strictly non-blocking fabrics and seamless support for 10, 40, and 100G optical cross connects.

About Polatis

Polatis delivers the world's lowest loss optical switching products for telecommunications and data center, government and defense, test & measurement and video broadcast markets. Through a unique combination of proven technologies and new, innovative architectures, Polatis has achieved class-leading performance and reliability that solve some of today's toughest optical networking challenges. Polatis all-optical switching products are proven in more than 750 networks all over the world. To learn more, please visit www.polatis.com.


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