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Raptor Networks' ER 1010 Ethernet Switches Certified Interoperable with Defense Department Architecture
Jun 25, 2007 (10:06 AM EDT)
SANTA ANA, Calif., June 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Raptor Networks Technology, Inc. , provider of the world's first distributed network switching architectures, announced today that their technology-leading ER 1010 ten Gigabit per second (10 Gbps) Ethernet switches have successfully completed comprehensive testing by the Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC). JITC is an organizational element of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) and certifies interoperability for all networking products to be used by agencies of the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD).
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The main objective of the JITC testing was to provide a thorough and comprehensive assessment of the Raptor ER 1010 - 10Gbps Ethernet switch and its ability to provide protocol compliance, stability, scalability, management, interoperability and security to DOD network platforms and configurations. The testing process required Raptor and JITC to conduct a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) that included six phases of testing; including research, documentation, lab configuration time, a DOD Standards Conformance certification, and a multi-vendor interoperability assessment within replicated DOD environments.
Raptor installed their ER 1010 switches in a DOD lab setting. The lab was configured to replicate potential DOD network configurations with each platform and its respective functionality tested to measure its ability to interoperate within these various configurations. During the assessment, the Raptor's ER 1010 successfully demonstrated their ability to interoperate with Layer 1 and Layer 2 devices on the client side of the network, with data rates ranging from 10/100Base-T and Gigabit and 10 Gigabit Ethernet.
"The Raptor ER 1010 Ethernet Switch continues to set the standards as the only modular, 'distributed core' network switch on the market today," noted Tom Wittenschlaeger, Raptor Networks' Chairman and CEO. "This DOD certification demonstrates Raptor's technology leadership and our commitment to interoperability and reliability in large-scale complex, multi-vendor environments typical across the Federal marketplace."
About Raptor Networks Technology, Inc.
Raptor Networks Technology, Inc. has developed the world's first distributed network switching architectures, all standards based, that benefit networks that provide newer latency-sensitive services such as video, VOIP, high speed storage and the like. This patent-pending Distributed Network Switching Technology blurs the distinction between core switching and edge switching, enabling network build outs and performance upgrades of traditional chassis-based installations in a highly cost effective manner. Raptor's "distributed core" switching provides a unique advantage in data transport at wire speed (the maximum speed at which the equipment is built to operate), providing the highest density 10 Gigabit offering currently on the market, with the versatility to run the most advanced new data applications.
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Contacts: Raptor Networks Technology, Inc. Tom Wittenschlaeger, CEO Bob Van Leyen, CFO 949-623-9300
CONTACT: Tom Wittenschlaeger, CEO, or Bob Van Leyen, CFO, both of RaptorNetworks Technology, Inc., +1-949-623-9300
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