SOURCE: Colubris Networks

July 26, 2005 08:00 ET

Net One Systems and Colubris Sign Partnership

Net One Systems to Sell Colubris WLAN as Part of Complete Solution in Japan

WALTHAM, MA and TOKYO, JAPAN -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 26, 2005 -- Net One Systems Co, Ltd. (hereinafter: Net One, TSE Code: 7518) and Colubris Networks, a leading provider of intelligent, multiservice WLAN systems, announced a partnership today providing Net One the right to sell and provide support services for Colubris' Intelligent Multi-service WLAN System to service providers in Japan. Net One will sell the Colubris WLAN System as the wireless solution in its portfolio of networking products for which it provides network design, planning and system integration services.

Headquartered in Tokyo, Net One recorded approx. $1.3 billion in sales with 900 employees in 2004 making it Japan's leading network solution provider. Colubris has sold its wireless products to service providers and enterprises in Japan for the last four years. Colubris' Japanese headquarters is located in Tokyo.

"Net One added the Colubris Intelligent MultiService WLAN System to our complete networking solution because we believe Colubris' leading Voice over Wi-Fi products will be particularly attractive to our customers," said Hideki Kanamaru, general manager of Solution Business Development Operations, Net One Systems. "It is extremely important in the Japanese market to offer customers a complete solution that includes the most advanced networking products. Colubris wireless products are a valuable addition to the Net One solution."

Recently, Colubris unveiled a strategy to unify wireless and wired network infrastructures and a new family of InMotion™ MultiService Controllers. Developed for enterprises and service provider networks, Colubris' Unified Services Network (USN) architecture enables the delivery of multiple services over a single wireless/wired infrastructure, offering greater security, scalability, performance, quality of service (QoS) and cost effectiveness.

"Partnering with Net One, a leading network solution provider in Japan, will solidify Colubris' leadership position in the Japanese voice over WLAN market," said Barry Fougere, president and CEO, Colubris Networks. "Japan has always been an important market for Colubris as evidenced by our investment in staff and partnership development. Net One is an important partner for us in Japan and will play a significant part in our continued sales growth."

About Colubris Networks

Colubris Networks is the leading global provider of intelligent multiservice wireless LAN systems for service providers and enterprises. The company's award-winning products deliver seamless, secure access to broadband services and applications while unifying existing network infrastructures, security and management systems. Colubris Networks' equipment is deployed by more than 1,000 organizations worldwide. For more information, visit the company at www.colubris.com, or info@colubris.com.

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