Sycamore Networks Solutions, Inc. Enters OSMINE Process for DNX Multiservice Cross-Connect Platform

  Sycamore Networks Solutions, Inc. Enters OSMINE Process for DNX Multiservice
  Cross-Connect Platform

Business Wire

CHELMSFORD, Mass. -- April 30, 2013

Sycamore Networks Solutions, Inc., a Marlin Equity Partners portfolio company,
today announced it has started the Ericsson (formerly Telcordia Technologies)
Operations Systems Modification for the Integration of Network Elements
(OSMINE) Services process for the Sycamore DNX-11 and DNX-88 Multiservice
Cross-Connect systems. The Sycamore agreement with Ericsson includes the
OSMINE process for inventory management via TIRKS®, fault management via NMA®
System, and service provisioning via Transport Element Activation Manager.

“Ericsson OSMINE is the cornerstone of network operations for U.S. Tier 1
service providers, and our focus on compliance will ensure seamless
integration into industry-standard OSS environments,” said John Scully,
president and chief executive officer, Sycamore Networks Solutions, Inc. “We
are pleased to work with Ericsson as we initiate OSMINE compliance for our
industry-leading DNX platform. With support for critical features such as
flow-through provisioning across the network, this important effort will help
our Tier 1 customers cost-efficiently aggregate and transport diverse voice
and data services as their access and metro networks evolve.”

“Marlin Equity Partners is fully committed to making the strategic investments
necessary to deliver enhanced value to Sycamore’s Tier 1 customer base,” said
Doug Bayerd, principal, Marlin Equity Partners. “We recognize the critical
role that OSMINE compliance plays in the evolution of incumbent operators’
revenue-generating services, and we will continue to support Sycamore as it
expands the capabilities of its multiservice switching solutions to meet the
needs of its customers.”

Proven in leading telecom networks around the world, the DNX-11/88
multiservice cross-connect platform combines service interface density with
intelligent bandwidth management features, enabling telecom service providers,
utility network operators, government agencies and large financial
institutions to meet a broad range of aggregation and grooming applications,
reduce network cost and complexity, and deliver resilient network services.
With a non-blocking switching fabric that can accommodate a broad range of
bandwidth levels up to OC-3/STM-1 optical transport, the DNX provides the
power of a large footprint digital cross-connect (DCS) in a compact, scalable
platform, with a unique IP forwarding engine and integrated test access and
diagnostic features.

About Sycamore Networks Solutions, Inc.

Sycamore Networks Solutions, Inc. is a provider of intelligent optical
networking and multiservice access solutions that enable fixed line and mobile
operators to improve utilization of network capacity, increase operational
efficiencies, and cost-effectively transition from circuit to packet services
while ensuring the highest degree of service availability. Sycamore's global
customer base includes Tier 1 service providers, government agencies, and
utility companies. For more information, please visit


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