PacketLight Completes Testing

PacketLight Networks successfully completes interoperability testing with IBM

April 23, 2007

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TEL AVIV, Israel -- PacketLight Networks Ltd. (, a leading provider of storage extension connectivity solutions, announced today that its PL-400, PL-100, PL-200 and PL-10 have all successfully completed interoperability testing with specified IBM System Storage products DS4000, DS6000, DS8000 and SVC and have qualified for IBM System Storage Proven Program. PacketLights products were tested in IBM Peer to Peer Remote Copy (PPRC), Metro Mirror solution and IBM SAN Volume Controller (SVC) Peer to Peer Remote Virtualization Solution.

The PL-400 is a leading connectivity solution over dark fibre and CWDM, DWDM networks. It enables connecting up to 8 channels of 1/2/4G FC, FICON, ESCON, GbE, Video and Infiniband, providing Performance Monitors for FC and GbE, protection schemes, passive optics and EDFA all in a compact 1U solution.

PacketLight’s PL-100 is an advanced storage extension product enabling connectivity of Fibre Channel, GbE, FICON and ESCON over SONET/SDH networks at bandwidths of 2.5Gb/sec over distances of up to 1600 Km.

The PL-200 is a compact FC over IP solution, implementing the FCIP standard with compression and encryption. This is an ideal solution for SMBs wanting to set up remote backup sites.

“We are focused on providing customers leading storage extension solutions providing maximum flexibility at a competitive price” said Koby Reshef, PacketLight’s VP Marketing. “PacketLight views its relationship with IBM as strategic one, the System Storage Proven is a continuance to the Goods Agreement we signed with IBM last year We are very proud our products have passed IBM’s interoperability tests and believe our products are a good compliment to IBM’s products enabling connectivity of remote disks and servers efficiently for DRP and BC applications”.

PacketLight Networks Ltd.

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