Mountain View, Calif., Jan. 31 -- Kestrel Solutions Inc., a provider of metro optical networking, announced the opening of a new office in Atlanta, Ga. The new facility supports the product management division responsible for Kestrel's next generation product line, as well as members of the Kestrel sales team. The office is located at 1117 Perimeter Center West, Suite 500 East, Atlanta, Ga. The Atlanta location will allow Kestrel to drive its new product development programs on the East Coast. "In addition to helping us tap into the region's talent pool, the Atlanta facility is a logical step for the company as it allows us to better serve our telecommunications customers," said Brian Jervis, president and CEO of Kestrel. "Atlanta holds great potential for us." Kestrel's flagship product, the Talon1000, is a flexible transport network element that is designed to increase the capacity of existing fiber networks. The Talon1000 enables metropolitan telecommunications service providers to send up to 10 Gb/s of bandwidth over a single fiber.