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Exinda Breaks the USD $2,000 Barrier for 10 Mbps for High Speed, Low Cost Links

  • 31 October, 2006 16:55

<p>Exinda Networks Drives Expansion of
WAN Optimization Market with Groundbreaking 10 Mbps Appliance</p>
<p>October 31, 2006: MELBOURNE: Exinda Networks, the only provider of fully integrated WAN optimization and applications acceleration platforms worldwide, announced the release of its groundbreaking 10 Megabits per second (Mbps) version of the Exinda 1700 WAN optimization appliance today.</p>
<p>The Exinda 1700-10 meets the growing demand for high speed, low cost links for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and branch offices of larger businesses.</p>
<p>The high bandwidth 1700-10 model ramps the speed of the 1700 appliance series by a factor of 5, from its previous 2 Mbps to 10 Mbps. It is the first richly featured WAN optimization appliance at this performance level to be available at a recommended retail price of under USD $2,000 globally. Comparable 10 Mbps solutions from competitive vendors are priced starting at USD $9,000!</p>
<p>The 1700-10 supports various new technologies including DSL and DSL2, which scale beyond the previous 2 Mbps DSL bandwidth limit. DSL links upwards of 10 Mbps are now emerging as the new DSL standard in many countries worldwide.</p>
<p>Exinda’s 1700-10 appliance increases data speeds by up to 400 percent through data compression, traffic shaping and traffic optimization. The Exinda 1700-10 delivers the industry’s best monitoring and reporting capabilities in its price class.</p>
<p>“Businesses can significantly increase the productivity of branch office employees by deploying the Exinda 1700-10 at the edges of the network,” said Con Nikolouzakis, Exinda’s Executive Director. “Exinda is quickly responding to the global market trend of enterprises adding many low cost, high bandwidth links. We are addressing the network optimization needs for this market segment that others cannot.”</p>
<p>“Demand for the Exinda 1700-10 appliance is soaring,” added Nikolouzakis. “It provides significant functionality and power in a compact unit with a massive price advantage. The availability of the 10 Mbps version greatly enhances the appeal of the 1700-10 appliance. It has opened up a whole new market segment for Exinda.”</p>
<p>Pricing and Availability
The Exinda 1700-10 Mbps version costs under USD $2,000 and is now shipping. The Exinda 1700-2 Mbps version continues to be available at a cost of under USD $1,000.</p>
<p>About Exinda Networks
Exinda Networks is a global supplier of intelligent application traffic management systems for enterprise, government and service provider clients. Founded in 2003, Exinda's mission is to ensure predictable network performance, maximize network productivity and reduce network operating costs. Exinda solutions have been deployed in over 25 countries. Exinda's 4700 appliance received ZDnet's Technology &amp; Business magazine's 2005 Editor's Choice Award for ease of use and excellence in traffic monitoring and reporting. Exinda's award winning technology is available by contacting leading resellers or Exinda directly. Exinda's research and development offices are headquartered in Melbourne, Australia. Exinda's Partner Program is based in Seattle, Washington. For more information, visit .</p>
<p>Media Contacts:
Mary Hecht-Kissell, Exinda Networks, +1 (919) 846-4949</p>
<p>Grant Muller, Impact Communications, + 61 3 9853 7665</p>

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