Tellabs and NEC ink deal for resale of Tellabs 7100 packet optical transport system

Telecom Lead Japan: Tellabs, a vendor of optical
networking solutions, and NEC Networks & System Integration Corporation, a
Japanese network systems integrator, have entered into an agreement for the
resale of Tellabs 7100 Packet Optical Transport System into the Japanese
marketplace.

Under the agreement, NEC Networks & SI will work as a
channel partner for the Tellabs 7100 next-generation packet optical transport
system, and will provide sales, system integration, and maintenance support
throughout Japan.

“The Japanese market is an important market for cloud
services and other data center applications. For companies and operators
providing these applications, there are significant benefits to having
technology support from a partner like NEC Networks & SI, who has many
years of experience in the ICT field and has become a trusted leader. It is an
honor that NEC Networks & SI has chosen the Tellabs 7100 system as part of
its advanced technology portfolio,” said Tomohiro Furuya, managing
director of Tellabs Japan.

Under the terms of the agreement, Tellabs-trained NEC Networks & SI engineers will
install the Tellabs 7100 system.

The Tellabs 7100 system is currently undergoing trials in
the network of a key Japanese data center operator, and NEC Networks & SI
has also performed its own evaluation tests.

Tellabs and NEC Networks & SI will provide comprehensive
support for the Tellabs 7100 system, the Tellabs 8000 Intelligent Network
Manager and Tellabs 7300 Metro Ethernet Switching Series for the Japanese
market.

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