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Ottawa, CAN
135 Michael Cowpland Drive
Ottawa, K2M 2E9, CAN



Tropic Networks

As of April 13, 2007, Tropic Networks, Inc. was acquired by Alcatel-Lucent. Tropic Networks, Inc. designs, develops, and markets regional and metro-area optical networking equipment for telephony, data, and cable applications. The company offers Wavelength Tracker, an optical transport solution that leverages SONET/SDH familiarity to deliver optical layer intelligence; and various services for Tropic Networks platform and its related products, including network design, planning and installation, operation and maintenance consulting, and evaluation and modeling of network architecture, as well as training and planned upgrades. It also provides Networks TRX-24000, a metro optical transport platform that delivers dense wavelength division multiplexing and optical add-drop multiplexing for a host of services in a package. The company offers metro-optimized network solution for carriers to plan, manage, and scale the MAN; and to address the need for bandwidth expansion, optical transport, wavelength identification, and wavelength management in regional and metropolitan-area optical networks. Its metro optical networking solution streamlines the underlying optical layer architecture of DWDM/ODAM networks. Tropic Networks, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada.

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  1. Tropic Networks Raises US$33M ( [edit]
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