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Alcatel offers "buy ten get one free" on latest Gigabit Ethernet Switch

  • 14 July, 2004 14:36

<p>Alcatel OmniStack 6300 Series Gigabit Ethernet Switch offers superior value in high-availability, secure and easy-to-manage workgroup connectivity</p>
<p>Sydney, Wednesday, July 14, 2004: Alcatel (Paris: CGEP.PA and NYSE: ALA) today announced a “Buy ten get one free” promotion for its latest Gigabit Ethernet Switch.</p>
<p>The buy ten, get one free promotion starts now and runs until August 30, 2004. There’s no limit to the number of free switches so for every 10 Alcatel OmniStack 6300 series switches purchased, customers will always get one free.</p>
<p>A fixed configuration triple-speed Gigabit Ethernet switch, it delivers the industry’s best value in highly-available, secure, and easy to manage workgroup connectivity.</p>
<p>The OmniStack 6300 delivers more capabilities than workgroup switches twice the cost and offers superior network performance, faster application response times and enhanced user productivity.
It is ideal for the wiring closet, edge deployments and branch offices, layer 2 aggregation, and data centre server clusters. It also satisfies enterprise requirements to support large video and graphic files, CRM/ERP database applications, data storage and backup, and emerging unified communications applications.</p>
<p>The OmniStack 6300 provides far stronger security than similarly priced switches with many security features switches twice the cost do not have—supporting Alcatel’s CrystalSec model for strong switch security.
“Network infrastructure is vital to next-generation business applications,” said Simon Rachowski, product marketing manager, data, for Alcatel’s Enterprise Solutions in Australia.</p>
<p>“Pairing high-end features and value lets enterprises protect current investments and migrate seamlessly with Gigabit Ethernet to take advantage of new, business-enhancing applications.”</p>
<p>Pricing and availability
The Alcatel OmniSwitch 6300 series is available now from Alcatel partners from $4,059 (ex GST) RRP. The buy ten, get one free promotion finishes on August 30, 2004. For more information on Alcatel partners, customers can call 1300 550 268 or email ebusinessnetworking@alcatel.com.au.</p>
<p>About Alcatel
Alcatel provides communications solutions to telecommunication carriers, Internet service providers and enterprises for delivery of voice, data and video applications to their customers or to their employees. Alcatel leverages its leading position in fixed and mobile broadband networks, applications and services to bring value to its customers in the framework of a broadband world. With sales of EURO 12.5 billion in 2003, Alcatel operates in more than 130 countries. For more information, visit Alcatel on the Internet: http://www.alcatel.com.</p>
<p>Press Contacts
Anna Perrin Tel: (02) 8306 5575 anna.perrin@alcatel.com.au
Gwen John Tel: (02) 9555 1256 gwen.john@somethinginventive.com.au</p>

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