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ENTONE and Neterion to Demo 10 Gigabit HD Solution For IPTV

Entone selected as IPTV provider for Metro Ethernet Forum?s SUPERDemo at SUPERCOMM (June 06, 2005)

Entone Technologies, a leading provider of personal video content delivery solutions, and Neterion Inc. (formerly S2io Inc.), the market-share leader in 10 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter solutions for server and storage environments, have teamed up to provide the first 10 Gigabit Ethernet (GigE) high-definition IPTV demonstration.

For the third consecutive year, the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) has selected Entone as the exclusive IPTV provider for its SUPERDemo at SUPERCOMM. Integrated with Neterions 10 GigE technology, Entones widely deployed StreamLiner network video recorder (NVR) will provide video streaming to 30 of MEFs participating members.

The MEFs SUPERDemo will cover eight specific application and technology areas that will act as a major proof point that Carrier Ethernet is now ready to deliver ?real world applications such as Triple-Play services with VoIP, IPTV and high-speed Internet access.

?This will be the worlds largest Carrier Ethernet interoperability demo of its kind, stated Nan Chen, President of the MEF. ?Now that Ethernet has been released from the confines of the local area network, it's time for us to show the world what Carrier Ethernet is capable of, in terms of delivering carrier-class applications and services to enterprise, residential and mobile markets. This is the perfect forum to demonstrate the key interoperability benefits that 10 GigE can deliver to service providers seeking Carrier Ethernet capabilities. Technologies from Entone and Neterion will further enable us to showcase a more comprehensive suite of advanced applications such as IPTV and video on demand (VOD).

About The Metro Ethernet Forum
The Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) is a global industry alliance comprising of more than 70 organizations including telecommunications service providers, network equipment/software manufacturers, semiconductors vendors and testing organizations. The MEFs 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 Neterion, Inc.
Founded in 2001, Neterion Inc. has locations in Cupertino, California and Ottawa, Canada. Neterion delivers 10 Gigabit Ethernet hardware & software solutions that solve customers high-end networking problems. The Xframe® line of products is based on Neterion-developed technologies that deliver new levels of performance, availability and reliability in the datacenter. Xframe, Xframe II and Xframe E include full IPv4 and IPv6 support, and comprehensive stateless offloads that preserve the integrity of current TCP/IP implementations without ?breaking the stack. Xframe drivers are available for all major Operating Systems, including Microsoft Windows, Linux, Hewlett-Packards HP-UX, IBMs AIX, Suns Solaris and SGIs Irix. Neterion has raised over $42M in funding with its latest C round taking place in June 2004. Formerly known as S2io, the company changed its name to Neterion in January 2005.

Further information on the company can be found at

About Entone Technologies
Entone Technologies, Inc. is a next-generation provider of personal television solutions that uniquely sits at the nexus of two revolutionary developments in home entertainment: on-demand television and in-home multimedia networking. Entone equips the worlds leading video service operators with a full range of standards-based solutions including content ingest workflow, asset management, software-defined video servers, and residential IP Video Gateways. Established in 1999 by the team that deployed the worlds first commercial video-on-demand (VOD) service, Entone has worked with many of the worlds leading video service operators and is recognized for its practical focus on improving the business case for personal video services. Entone is headquartered in San Mateo, California with offices in the United Kingdom and Hong Kong.

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Related Keywords:ENTONE, Neterion, IPTV, SUPERCOMM, GigE, StreamLiner, network video recorder, NVR, VoIP, Carrier Ethernet, VOD,


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