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Cisco and Team to Create Powerful Infrastructure for Delivering Internet Access on the West Coast

Cisco Selects for its Cisco Powered Network
Jun 02, 1999

Cisco Selects for its Cisco Powered Network program

ORANGE, Calif. -- June 2, 1999 -- Cisco Systems, Inc., the worldwide leader in networking for the Internet, and today announced that they are teaming to deliver a multitude of high-end, high-speed Internet access services to businesses and residents throughout California and Washington.'s dedicated Internet access, Frame Relay and Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) services will be provisioned over a Cisco Powered Network. has selected the Cisco 12000 series Gigabit Switch Routers (GSRs), Cisco Catalyst 5000 series switches and other Cisco technologies to bring their leading services to market. As a Cisco Powered Network program member, will provide services predominantly based on Cisco solutions, and will participate in joint marketing, technology sharing and selling activities with Cisco.'s network, designed on a self-healing, diverse route, Synchronous Optical Networking (SONET) backbone, provides a variety of solutions throughout Seattle, Wash., and Orange County, San Diego and San Jose, Calif. Services include co-location centers, Asynchronous Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)/ATM Anywhere, dedicated point-to-point connectivity, including DS-3 and T-1, and value-added reseller programs.

"By working with the market leader, Cisco, is able to quickly bring advanced, customer-centric and secure networking solutions to the marketplace," said Maurice Rosas, president of "With a Cisco Powered Network,'s customers know they will receive industry-leading network services that are high-performance, customer focused, reliable and secure."

"'s Cisco Powered Network qualification will guarantee their customers access to a high-level of network interoperability and performance, as well as advanced New World services such as integrated high-speed data distribution, Internet access and voice and video streaming," said Larry Lang, vice president of marketing for Cisco's Service Provider Line of Business."'s participation in the Cisco Powered Network program demonstrates its ability to provide industry-leading technology solutions and services that are based predominantly on Cisco solutions., along with Cisco, is helping to create a New World communications infrastructure that supports high-value integrated communications services. This New World network will enable both individuals and business communities to gain the benefits of these leading-edge technologies and services.

About provides a full range of business- and consumer-related Internet access services and products including: co-locations centers; ADSL/ATM Anywhere; dedicated point-to-point connectivity, including DS-3 and T-1; and value-added reseller programs. ORCONET has offices in Seattle, Wash. and San Diego, Orange and San Jose, Calif. ORCONET's headquarters is located at 880 N. Eckhoff St., Orange, Calif., 92868. For more information on's products and services, call (877) 672-6638 or visit.

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