SOURCE: Transition Networks

Transition Networks

October 14, 2009 09:49 ET

Transition Networks Participates in MEF Presentations at SUPERCOMM

MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwire - October 14, 2009) - Transition Networks Inc., the fiber access technology expert, a wholly owned subsidiary of Communications Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: JCS), today announced that it will be joining the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) in booth # 2812 for MEF presentations and panel discussions.

Jon Collins, Transition Networks Product Manager, will be presenting on Thursday, October 22nd at 11:45am on the MEF Certification Program Overview. Key topics presented include: MEF 9 & 14 functionality and performance test programs, benefits to enterprises, service providers and equipment vendors, and MEF 18, 21 programs overview & future certifications.

Chris Koch, Transition Networks Principle Architect, will be participating on a Panel discussion on Thursday, October 22nd at 1:45pm regarding OAM & MEF tools. Key topics to be discussed include: UNI Type II Management Elements, End-to-End OAM Architecture, Service OAM Performance Management, Service OAM Fault Management, and Tools for Ethernet Access Service Purchases and Sales.

For more information on MEF compliant service provider technologies, please visit Transition Networks at booth # 2217.

For more information on the Metro Ethernet Forum and to hear the presentations from Transition Networks please visit the MEF at booth # 2812.

About The MEF

The MEF is a global industry alliance comprising more than 150 organizations including telecommunications service providers, cable MSOs, network equipment/software manufacturers, semiconductors vendors and testing organizations. The MEF's mission is to accelerate the worldwide adoption of Carrier-class Ethernet networks and services. The MEF develops Carrier Ethernet technical specifications and implementation agreements to promote interoperability and deployment of Carrier Ethernet worldwide.

For more information about the Forum, including a complete listing of all current MEF members, please visit the MEF web site at

About Transition Networks Inc.

Transition Networks Inc. offers networking connectivity solutions that make networks perform better, faster and more reliably while helping companies leverage their existing networking infrastructure. The company's Transition Networks brand of media converters make conversion between disparate media types possible, providing conversion technology solutions that offer the necessary adaptations without affecting the performance, nature or appearance of the network. Its complete MILAN portfolio of multilayer switching products is designed to facilitate low-cost network evolution with unique solutions, easing the stress on networks caused by high-bandwidth applications. Based in Minneapolis, Transition Networks distributes hardware-based connectivity solutions exclusively through a network of resellers in 50 countries, including Ingram Micro and Tech Data. Transition Networks is a wholly owned subsidiary of Communications Systems, Inc., a publicly traded company (NASDAQ: JCS).

Statements regarding the Company's anticipated performance in 2009 are forward-looking and involve risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to: competitive products and other factors discussed from time to time in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Contact Information

  • Company Contact:
    Patrick Schaber
    Transition Networks
    (952) 996-1526
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    Editorial Contact:
    Kim Miller
    Tier One Partners
    (617) 610-0583
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