Orckit-Corrigent Sets up R&D center in India

Orckit-Corrigent, a Packet Transport Network (PTN) provider, announced it set up a new research and development center in India.
The new facility includes multiple research labs and will strengthen research and development efforts of www.orckit.com Orckit-Corrigent’s PTN solutions for Indian customers, as well as to extend the company’s global R&D efforts.
The new R&D team will help improve responsiveness to customer requirements around the world as well as enhance our coverage,” said Oren Tepper, vice president, Corporate Sales at Orckit-Corrigent.
“Currently, multiple prospects in the public, private and defense sectors are in different phases of evaluating our technologies and products and we believe that Orckit’s new R&D branch will provide the company with a unique competitive advantage,” Tepper added.
The new R&D team includes experienced software networking professionals with expertise in MPLS/MPLS-TP, TDM over Packet and Ethernet technologies, allowing Orckit-Corrigent to enhance the capabilities of its competitive Packet Transport Network solutions for legacy networking infrastructure migration and next-generation mobile backhauling.
“We welcome the new team in India and are confident that with our new extended capabilities, Orckit-Corrigent will continue to deliver the most scalable and cost effective PTN solutions,” said Yossi Barsheshet, vice president of R&D at Orckit-Corrigent.
Orckit-Corrigent’s customers include Tier-1 service provider Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL), which selected the company’s solutions for a nationwide broadband network.
Orckit facilitates telecommunication providers’ delivery of high capacity broadband residential, business and mobile services over wireline or wireless networks with its Orckit-Corrigent family of products.
Orckit-Corrigent’s product portfolio includes Packet Transport Network (PTN) switches – an MPLS and MPLS-TP dual stack based portfolio enabling advanced packet as well as legacy services over packet networks with a wide set of transport features.
Orckit-Corrigent markets its products directly and indirectly through strategic alliances, as well as distribution and reseller partners worldwide.
Recently, Orckit announced that three new service providers selected its PTN solution for migration from their legacy SONET/SDH networks to future-proof packet based networks which enable the delivery of any mix of video and data services together with the traditional TDM services.