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Nortel Dasa and Nortel Networks at CeBIT 2000

    Demonstrating Nortel Network's position at the heart of the Internet 

    FRANKFURT, Jan. 11 /CNW/ - Nortel Dasa and Nortel Networks (NYSE/TSE: NT)
will be demonstrating their leadership of the Internet revolution at CeBIT
2000 from two stands located in Hall 17 at stand F13 and in Hall 11 at stand
D62. Nortel Networks is creating the high performance Internet by delivering
high-speed and reliable business class Internet solutions.
    "Surging Internet usage and eBusiness places greater importance than ever
on delivering the promise of the high-performance Internet" said Matt Desch,
President, Service Provider Solutions, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle
East. "The high-performance Internet will bring a dramatic improvement in
speed, reliability, quality and economics. It will provide Europe with the
underlying infrastructure to revolutionise global commerce, learning,
communications and entertainment."
    "At CeBIT 99 we first launched and demonstrated the four pillars of the
high performance Internet - Optical Internet, Internet Telephony, Wireless
Internet and Intranet Services. In the twelve months since then, we have
announced key products and acquired companies that enhance Nortel Networks'
ability to deliver to customers the greatest capacity, the highest speed and
the longest reach Optical Internet solutions in the market", continued Josef
Ellmauer, CEO of Nortel-Dasa.
    Nortel Networks' initiatives since CeBIT 99 have included: the provision
of a high performance IP packet network for Telia in Sweden; the launch of an
Internet Telephony strategy for enterprises based on open standards that
unifies telephony and data; and Qwest, the first service provider to commit to
deploying the OPTera LH system, part of the OPTera portfolio of Optical
Internet technology.
    In addition, Nortel Networks has announced the introduction of a `New
World' routing and Internet Protocol (IP) software called Open IP Environment;
has made acquisition announcements including Clarify, Periphonics and Qtera;
and introduced a set of end-to-end solutions for the application service
provider (ASP) market.
    At CeBIT 2000, the two Nortel Networks stands will have a mix of live and
multi-media presentations on the four pillars that are the foundation of the
high performance Internet. The main stand will be located in Hall 17 at stand
F13. The second stand is in Hall 11 at stand D62.
    Nortel Dasa Network Systems is a joint venture between Nortel Networks
and Daimler Chrysler Aerospace. The product portfolio also includes innovative
technologies from the area of satellite communication. Today the company has
more than 1,450 employees in 25 locations in Germany.
    Nortel Networks is a global leader in telephony, data, wireless and
wireline solutions for the Internet. The Company had 1998 revenues of US$17.6
billion and serves carrier, service provider and enterprise customers
globally. Today, Nortel Networks is creating a high-performance Internet that
is more reliable and faster than ever before. It is redefining the economics
and quality of networking and the Internet through Unified Networks that
promise a new era of collaboration, communications and commerce. Visit us at or


For further information: Elizabeth Lovett, Nortel Networks, 
+44 (0)171 529 3069,; Paul Goyette, Nortel 
Networks, (905) 863-4702,;
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