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Nortel Adds Security

TORONTO -- Nortel* [NYSE/TSX: NT] has expanded its Global Services portfolio with new offerings designed to help enterprises and service providers make security fundamental to transforming their networks with the latest converged IP, multimedia and wireless technologies.
Security is one of Nortel's five key focus areas for services. Nortel's extensive networking expertise can provide an edge in effectively combating threats to network and information integrity.

The newest Nortel Global Services for Security include Security Compliance Services and Managed Security Services. Along with Nortel's Security Consulting Services, these new offerings can make business simpler for network managers by helping to minimize risk, reduce costs and comply with regulations.

Montefiore Medical Center, located in the Bronx, New York, has already relied on Nortel's Security Consulting Services as part of an ongoing network expansion to include mobility and new applications.

"Working with a trusted partner like Nortel is paramount not only to our patients' peace of mind but also to continuing our tradition of excellence," said Brian Hoch, director of computing services for Emerging Health Information Technology, a Montefiore subsidiary. "Nortel's security audit has enabled us to move forward with confidence in rolling out our wireless network and to secure next-generation services for staff and patients."

Nortel Networks Ltd. (NYSE/Toronto: NT)