UPMC picks Alcatel-Lucent's IP and optical networking technology
Mar 06, 2013 (TELECOMWORLDWIRE via COMTEX) --
UPMC, the top ranked healthcare provider in Western Pennsylvania in the United States, has applied IP and optical networking technology from Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU) to upgrade its information network to leverage the large sets of complex data gathered daily.
Today at HIMSS, the annual healthcare information technology conference, Alcatel-Lucent (booth #1469) announced that it has been selected by UPMC to deploy a new network to provide critical communications services to hospitals, doctors' offices and other sites throughout Western Pennsylvania using Alcatel-Lucent's recently introduced 7950 Extensible Routing System (XRS) - the industry's most powerful Internet protocol (IP) core router. The agreement will also include the supply of advanced 100G (100 gigabit-per-second) fibre-optic technology.
Alcatel-Lucent is a leading innovator in the field of networking and communications technology, products and services. The company is home to Bell Labs, one of the world's foremost research centers, responsible for breakthroughs that have shaped the networking and communications industry. With operations throughout the world, Alcatel-Lucent is a local partner with global reach. The company achieved revenues of Euro 14.4 billion in 2012 and is incorporated in France and headquartered in Paris.
For more information, visit Alcatel-Lucent on: http://www.alcatel-lucent.com,
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