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NETWORK ELEMENTS SHIPS FIRST 10 GB/S MINIPHY OPTICAL NETWORKING MODULE MEETING ITU STANDARDS OVER FULL TEMPERATURE RANGE.

Network Elements, Inc., the provider of high-speed Optical Networking Modules (ONMTM), today announced the 10 Gigabit (Gb/s) MiniPHY 200-pin ONM for use in DWDM, SONET, 10 Gb/s Ethernet (GbE) LAN and WAN, and optical switching applications.

The MiniPHY 200-pin is MSA-200 compatible and meets the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) mask while operating over full temperature range (5(degree)C - 70(degree)C). The MiniPHY's compliance with the ITU standards and its excellent performance provide OEMs advantages in reducing the space, power, development time, and cost of high-speed optical networking equipment.

The MiniPHY module requires less than 50 percent of the board space required by current generation 300-pin subsystems. Its extremely low power dissipation (6.8 watts) helps keep system temperatures at appropriate levels, lending solid reliability and top performance to high-bandwidth interfaces found in switch routers, edge equipment, campus backbone switches, servers, and aggregators. Network equipment designers can dramatically simplify the creation of high-speed optical networking equipment with Network Elements' 10 Gb/s MiniPHY 200-pin ONM.

"The MiniPHY is one of many revolutionary modules that result from Network Elements' continued focus on miniaturization and integration. We continue to lead the market in smaller, faster, and more highly integrated modules," said Bruce Murdock, President and CEO, Network Elements, Inc. "The MiniPHY is a must-have for equipment manufacturers supplying the fast-growing intra-office, POP, and LAN markets. They can get an edge on time-to-market pressures, reduce power and design space and lower overall costs-all with a single plug and play module."

Network Elements' highly integrated modules are comprised of state-of-the-art optics, high-speed electronics and software, giving equipment providers a complete system for physical layer connectivity. This powerful combination offers more than hardware-centric transponders by providing users with software to easily monitor and adjust physical layer functionality. Network Elements is the only company providing a comprehensive hardware/software modular solution.
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Publication:EDP Weekly's IT Monitor
Article Type:Product Announcement
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Jul 16, 2001
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