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Zhone Partners with MegaSys for Advanced Utility Network Management Offering
MegaSys' Telenium system to be integrated into the Zhone IMACS Product Line
Oakland, CA -March 5, 2013- Zhone Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZHNE), a global
leader in FTTx network access solutions, today announced a strategic partnership
MegaSys for the integration of its Telenium system into the Zhone IMACS
product line. This integration provides utility customers, such as energy
providers, carrier class telecom networks and government agencies with
unsurpassed processing power, network management capabilities, scalability and
database growth opportunities, helping them to meet more stringent Power and
Utility Network Management and operational requirements.
The Zhone IMACS product line - touting more than 150,000 systems deployed
worldwide - offers utilities the most flexible and robust array of integrated
network diagnostic and fault isolation capabilities on the market. Through the
integration of MegaSys' Telenium system, the Zhone IMACS now provide utility
operators with fast, feature rich network management software. Structured on a
high-performance object oriented database, Telenium offers operators essential
features including auto-population of network architecture, circuit management
capabilities, high throughput alarm processing and network element backup.
"This partnership merges two well-known companies and products in the utilities
market - pairing together MegaSys' reputable network management system with
Zhone's widely deployed intelligent channel bank," said Joe Fortin, associate
vice president of Zhone's TDM products group. "As an integrated solution, we can
provide customers with the most versatile and scalable management system."
Recognized five times by the Utilities Telecom Council (UTC) as the Best Telecom
Services Product, MegaSys' Telenium network management software package is
designed to provide telecommunications, cable, government and utility markets
with the tools they need to keep their network performing at optimal levels.
"The concept of an integrated access for advanced voice and data applications
began with the introduction of the IMACS," said Brian Caskey, Zhone's chief
marketing officer. "Zhone has not strayed from this vision. With the integration
of MegaSys' Telenium system, we will continue to provide customers with the
fastest and most complete network management solution available today."
The versatility, scalability and ease of configuration of MegaSys' Telenium are
what make it the network management solution of choice for energy providers,
carrier class telecom networks and government agencies. Features include:
· Fault Management - Processes network alarms in real-time to isolate
and fix problems quickly.
· Configuration Management - Configures and manages network elements
from multiple locations.
· Accounting Management - Provides an up-to-date list of what equipment
is in the network
· Performance Monitoring - Analyzes graphical trends and service chains
to make informed decisions.
· Security Management - Keeps network and data safe through advanced
Optimized for the unique needs of utilities, the Zhone IMACS support a wide
range of specialty traffic, including transmission line protection control (EIA-
232 electrical and IEEE C37.94 optical), SCADA, surveillance video, substation
automation and alarms, radio, Ethernet and telephony.
About Zhone Technologies
Zhone Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZHNE) is a global leader in all IP multi-
service access solutions, serving more than 750 of the world's most innovative
network operators. The IP Zhone is the only solution that enables service
providers to build the network of the future.today, supporting end-to-end Voice,
Data, Entertainment Social Media, Business, Mobile Backhaul and Mobility
service. Zhone is committed to building the fastest and highest quality All IP
Multi-Service solution for its customers. Zhone is headquartered in California
and its products are manufactured in the USA in a facility that is emission,
waste-water and CFC free.
Zhone, the Zhone logo, and all Zhone product names are trademarks of Zhone
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MegaSys® Computer Technologies is a major supplier of advanced Network
Management Systems for the telecommunications market based on its flagship
product Telenium®. MegaSys has developed the most powerful and flexible network
management system available, designed on an intelligent, high performance,
object oriented database that provides unsurpassed processing, network
management and database growth. Earning a reputation as a world-class performer
in network management, MegaSys has delivered Telenium solutions across North
America, Asia-Pacific and Europe. MegaSys customers include wireless and
broadband carriers, CLECs, IXCs, cable companies, private utilities and state
agencies, ranging in size from small regional networks to large national
networks. Additional information is available at www.megasys.com.
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