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Networking leaders play their telecom chips

Nortel Networks takes center stage at Supercomm in Atlanta this week, announcing new technology to marry voice and Internet networks.

 

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Nortel Networks takes center stage at Supercomm in Atlanta this week, announcing new technology to marry voice and Internet networks. Other equipment giants like Lucent plan their own product announcements.

"In the long run, it will all be IP--there is no question."

- Rick Moran, vice president of global marketing for Nortel's enterprise solutions division

 


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