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Nortel Posts Secure Router Wins

Nortel announced new customer wins for its Secure Router portfolio

TORONTO -- Nortel(*) (NYSE/TSX: NT) today announced new customer wins for its Secure Router portfolio. Hanson Professional Services, Inc. (Illinois), Austin Cancer Centers (Texas) and Superior Community Credit Union (Wisconsin) are using Nortel's Secure Routers as a low-cost, high performance solution for secure end-to-end converged communications.

Nortel Secure Routers deliver the low-latency and high packet throughput required for IP telephony and multimedia applications. With up to four times the performance throughput of equivalent routers from the leading competitor, Nortel's Secure Router portfolio allows for better utilization of wide area network (WAN) bandwidth, at 25 percent less cost.

Hanson Professional Services is using Secure Routers to provide high-speed Internet connectivity and site-to-site virtual private network (VPN) communications so that large architectural drawings can be easily shared and archived between its 14 remote sites.

"Everything Nortel told me and showed me these routers could do, they've done. I'm really impressed with how easy they are to set up and use," said Robert Stidham, manager, Information Technology, Hanson Professional Services. "On top of that, I have also protected my network investment by deploying routers that can support IP telephony, as well as deliver the quality of service (QoS) I need - all at 50 percent less cost than the competitor's gear."

Nortel Networks Ltd. (NYSE/Toronto: NT)

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