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Fujitsu Researchers to Describe Optical Innovations and Photonics Research Driving Ultra High-Bandwidth Networking

Optical Patent Leader Presenting on 400G, 1Tb at European Conference on Optical Communications

Fujitsu Network Communications Inc.

Richardson, TX, September 13, 2012

Fujitsu, a leading provider of business, information technology, and communications solutions, is pleased to announce that senior members of its research and development team will present their work at the European Conference on Optical Communications (ECOC), offering insight into the technical innovations enabling 400G and 1Tb optical communications. The conference, taking place September 16-20 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, is one of the most prestigious gatherings of leading optical transport researchers and technologies from around the world. With more than $2 Billion allocated annually to research and development, Fujitsu supports the optical communications industry with key research and technologies vital to next generation carrier networks.

Led by Fujitsu Laboratories in Japan, China, and the US, researchers will make multiple presentations spanning five key areas: High Speed DSP Compensation Techniques, Advanced Modulation, Flexible Modulation, High Speed Optical Components, and Next Generation Optical Network Architectures. The presentations represent years of study and experimentation.

“Our researchers enthusiastically accepted ECOC’s invitation to present the key technologies required for 400G and 1Tb high speed optical interfaces, Flexible Grid architectures, and Colorless – Directionless ROADMs”, commented Bill Erickson Sr. VP of Planning & Engineering at Fujitsu Network Communications. “One of Fujitsu’s core competencies is our commitment to fundamental optics research and innovation. It’s the foundation of our company and key to our product development. We’re proud of our research achievements and the advancements they’ve enabled in the optical industry over the past 25 years, and the coming years look just as exciting.”

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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. Over 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 4.5 trillion yen (US$54 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012.
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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 multi-vendor network services as well as end-to-end solutions for design, implementation, migration, support and management of optical networks. The only major optical networking vendor to manufacture its own equipment in North America, Fujitsu has over 450,000 network elements deployed by major North American carriers across the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia. For more information, please see:

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Date: September 13, 2012
City: Richardson, TX
Company: Fujitsu Network Communications Inc.,