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Fujitsu Delivers 100G Transport for the SC13 Conference

Fujitsu FLASHWAVE® 9500 Packet Optical Networking Platform provides high-performance bandwidth for the revolutionary applications and experiments that are a hallmark of the annual supercomputing conference

Fujitsu Network Communications Inc.

Richardson, TX, November 13, 2013

Fujitsu, a leading provider of business, information technology, and communications solutions, announced today that its FLASHWAVE 9500 Packet Optical Networking Platform (Packet ONP) will be deployed to support the SCinet Wide Area Network (WAN) at the upcoming SC13 conference in Denver, November 17-22. SCinet is built each year during the conference by university, government, and industry volunteers to showcase cutting-edge platforms in high-performance computing (HPC), networking, storage and analysis.

During the conference, one FLASHWAVE 9500 node will be located at the Colorado Convention Center, and the other node will be located a few kilometers away at a local Point of Presence (POP). Three services, supporting a wide variety of bandwidth-driven applications including supercomputing and cloud computing, will be operating between the two nodes: Two 10G-bandwidth services and one 100G-bandwidth service will traverse the network on a single fiber pair using DWDM technology.

“Fujitsu is pleased to donate the equipment supporting one of the most powerful and advanced networks in the world,” said Rod Naphan, Senior Vice President, Planning, Fujitsu Network Communications. “With its high-density optical design and support for wide-ranging technologies, the FLASHWAVE 9500 Packet ONP is ideally suited for bandwidth-intensive applications, such as those used in supercomputing.”

Summary of the FLASHWAVE 9500 Packet Optical Networking Platform
The award-winning FLASHWAVE 9500 Packet ONP integrates industry-leading 100G coherent optics with traffic grooming at Layers 1 and 2, in a comprehensive Packet ONP. This platform provides a truly seamless integration of technologies, serving high-bandwidth packet, WDM and TDM transport applications. The FLASHWAVE 9500 Packet ONP is a lasting technology foundation for the evolving packet-centric network, reducing the complexity, and ultimately the cost, of the metro/regional transport network.

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Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services. Approximately 170,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers. Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.4 trillion yen (US$47 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013. For more information, please see: http://www.fujitsu.com.

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Fujitsu Network Communications Inc., headquartered in Richardson, Texas, is an innovator in Connection-Oriented Ethernet and optical transport technologies. A market leader in packet optical networking solutions, WDM and SONET, Fujitsu offers a broad portfolio of multivendor network services as well as end-to-end solutions for design, implementation, migration, support and management of optical networks. For seven consecutive years Fujitsu has been named the U.S. photonics patent leader, and is the only major optical networking vendor to manufacture its own equipment in North America. Fujitsu has over 500,000 network elements deployed by major North American carriers across the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia. For more information, please see: http://us.fujitsu.com/telecom.

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Date: November 13, 2013
City: Richardson, TX
Company: Fujitsu Network Communications Inc.