CrossNetworks Deploys Centec's Carrier Ethernet Solution in the Netherlands

SUZHOU, China, December 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Centec Networks, a leading innovator of IP/Ethernet switching silicon and advanced turnkey system solutions, and CrossNetworks, an independent infrastructure provider, announced that CrossNetworks has successfully deployed Centec's Carrier Ethernet solutions for its nationwide backbone network in the Netherlands. Centec has provided system solutions based on its own switching silicon to CrossNetworks since 2009, helping CrossNetworks to deliver stable and efficient networking services to its customers for years.

CrossNetworks built the network with Centec's high performance E300/E310 and E330 series Carrier Ethernet routing switch solutions. The network serves as an open nationwide fiber optic backbone. It serves small and large enterprise customers as well as various service providers. Among its customers are hospitals, local government institutes like mental health care organizations and schools. The network provides reliable and scalable services via superb protection scheme and service SLA.

E300/E310/E330 solutions are built on Centec's powerful TransWarpTM switching silicon which includes a series of chips: CTC6048, CTC6028, CTC5048, with industry leading features and performances. The chips can be widely used in access/aggregation IP/Ethernet routing switches, Packet Transport Network (PTN) platforms, Optical Line Termination (OLT) systems and Wireless Backhaul Gateways. Centec's 3rd generation switching chip CTC5160 will be available soon with an even higher integration and performance and a dramatically reduced footprint, power and cost.

"CrossNetworks is glad to have chosen Centec as the solution provider for the advanced carrier Ethernet features, such as Flexible QinQ, ring protection, MPLS VPN, and its outstanding customer support. The cooperation started years ago when we used its early solution based on the first generation chip and now we're glad to upgrade to the latest one. The devices are quite a fit and are running stably," said Robert Roomer, founder and director of CrossNetworks.

"CrossNetworks is one of Centec's strategic partners for Centec's Carrier Ethernet solutions," said Tao Gu, VP of business development of Centec Networks. "The robustness of our system solutions and chipsets on which the system is built on is again being verified by successful service deployment and long-time stable network operations. Centec already has design wins in the US, Europe, South America, East Asia, and China, and we will continue to expand our business worldwide with the cutting-edge silicon and system solutions with superb services."

About CrossNetworks

CrossNetworks is a privately held company. It independently deploys a nation wide fiber optic Carrier Ethernet Network. Our core business is the delivery of reliable, high bandwidth (inter)connections between service providers, business end users, large institutes and local governments. The network has interconnections with all major carriers in the Netherlands (incumbent and non incumbent). The company is founded in 2009 and has been profitable from day one.

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About Centec Networks

Centec Networks is a technology leader providing high-speed carrier-grade IP/Ethernet switching silicon and advanced ODM/OEM system solutions. Since 2005, Centec has delivered a series of silicon and system products, covering a wide range of carrier access and aggregation market. Centec's cutting-edge silicon products and system solutions enable telecom/network equipment vendors to build complete product portfolios with dramatically reduced development costs and rapidly improved time-to-market.

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Source: Centec Networks (Suzhou) Co., Ltd.