Vermont Telephone (VTel) Selects Turin Networks For Optical Backbone Upgrade

first_imgTurin Networks, Inc., a leading developer and supplier of multiservice optical transport platforms for network service providers, announced that Vermont Telephone Company, commonly known as VTel, has chosen Turin Networks’ Traverse™ Platform to build a high-capacity optical backbone for delivering broadband data services as well as traditional voice services to their customers.“We are dedicated to providing the members of our local community with the same type of advanced telecommunications services that are available in larger metropolitan areas,” said Norm Koch, VP of Network Operations, Vermont Telephone. “This upgrade increases the bandwidth capacity of our optical backbone four fold, enabling us to continue to provide our residential and business customers with affordable broadband data services such as DSL, and paving the way for VTel to offer emerging high-speed services such as Ethernet in the future.”“Turin Networks continues to meet the needs of customers like VTel with a cost-effective, evolutionary solution that supports demands for current and future growth, lowers costs, and accommodates a wide array of new revenue-generating services” said John Webley, president and CEO, Turin Networks, Inc. “The Traverse Platform continues to prove itself as an industry-leader in a very competitive marketplace.”Turin’s Traverse Multiservice Optical Transport Platform is designed to integrate smoothly into a carriers’ existing SONET-based infrastructure and provide OC-3/12/48/192 transport of traditional DS1, DS3/EC-1 and OC-N services, as well as switched Ethernet over SONET (EoS) services. Turin’s current platform provides new functionality that has been leveraged by VTel including integrated Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet switching with advanced VLAN capabilities and virtual concatenation. Other newly available features include support for integrated VT 1.5 switching/grooming, BLSR, and DS3/EC-1 Transmux functionality.last_img read more

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Syracuse to host 2 games in Carrier Dome

first_img Published on July 12, 2012 at 11:07 am Contact Chris: [email protected] | @chris_iseman For the first time in program history, the Syracuse volleyball team will play two matches in the Carrier Dome, SU Athletics announced in a press release Thursday.Both matches will be during Big East play, with the first one taking place on Nov. 4 against Connecticut, and the second on Nov. 11 against Seton Hall. The Orange will play the rest of its home matches at the Women’s Building.“There is so much tradition surrounding a place like the Dome and we are thrilled to have the opportunity to play there,” head coach Leonid Yelin said in the release.Yelin is entering his first season as Syracuse’s head coach, after taking over for Jing Pu, who was fired midway through last season.The SU volleyball team is making its debut in the Carrier Dome, just eight months after the softball team did the same in the “Duel in the Dome,” when it hosted Colgate and Canisius.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textSyracuse, which returns four starters from a season ago, starts the 2012 season Aug. 24 in the Colgate Classic in Hamilton, N.Y. The Orange plays a total of 30 matches this season, and will face six teams that made the NCAA tournament last year. Comments Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

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