- Agility Communications, Network Photonics Partner on Lasers
BOULDER, Colo., Calif., March 1 -- Agility Communications Inc. and Network Photonics Inc. have announced a strategic partnership in which Network Photonics has agreed to collaborate on the development and integration of tunable lasers into all optical networks and purchase Agility's 3040 Widely Tunable Lasers for use in the company's all-optical networking solutions.
"This partnership is an important milestone for Agility as we ramp up to deliver large quantities of lasers this year. Agility lasers are essential to helping Network Photonics deliver its third-generation optical switching and transport systems to the market," said Arlon Martin, vice president of marketing for Agility. "Partnering with Network Photonics to deliver all-optical solutions will help solve the current bottleneck inherent in networks today and will provide Internet users with bandwidth on demand, a feature that is unattainable with current network infrastructure."
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