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Isocore Launches IP Optical Technology Showcase at SUPERCOMM 2004

VoIP, Video Conferencing, Security, Layer 3/Layer 2 VPNs, and IPv6 migration strategies over a converged
IPv4 core and multi-service edge are among the demonstrated applications

June 22, 2004; McLean, Virginia

Today, Isocore begins showcasing a series of novel Internet services and underlying technologies through a sequence of live demonstrations at the IP Optical Pavilion (Booth # 11142) of SUPERCOMM 2004. Major equipment vendors and Internet Service Providers are participating for the first time in this technology showcase. The demonstration is aimed at accelerating the acceptance of various technologies currently being standardized. The live demonstrations at the booth highlight the deployment of Internet priority services and novel applications over a fully integrated IP Optical infrastructure. The IP Optical Pavilion provides an opportunity for attendees to witness a self-healing converged IP Optical network core with multi-service edge services including layer 2 aggregation, layer 2/layer 3 VPNs, security services, virtualized firewalls, and IPv6 migration strategies. The core network uses GMPLS dynamic paths. Advanced applications being demonstrated include high definition video conferencing, security surveillance systems, and Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Centrex services. The demonstration also includes live Carrier's Carriers multi-site VPN connectivity for video streaming between SUPERCOMM 2004 and Isocore Internetworking Lab locations. The SUPERCOMM IP Optical Pavilion includes participants from numerous networking vendors including Alcatel (ALA), Avici Systems (AVCI), Chiaro Networks, CIENA Corporation (CIEN), Cisco Systems (CSCO) , Data Connection, Extreme Networks (EXTR), Fujitsu Laboratories, Juniper Networks (JNPR), Marconi (MRCIY), NEC (NIPNY), Quarry Technologies, Redback Networks (RBAK), and Sycamore Networks (SCMR). NTT Laboratories is supporting the effort through its Photonic Internet Lab. The IP Optical Pavilion has live Internet and VPN Peering with two ISPs, BTNAccess and MASERGY. Protocol emulation and traffic generation is provided by test equipment manufacturer Ixia (XXIA).The Pavilion physical infrastructure is provided by ADC (ADCT) and APC (APCC).

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