Occam MSAP picked for Franklin County, NY broadband upgrade; Bridgewave tops mm-wave supplier market

> Occam Networks' (Nasdaq: OCNW) BLC 6000 MSAP (multiservice access platform) has been selected by Nicholville Telephone subsidiary Slic Network Solutions to deliver advanced broadband services to western Franklin County, N.Y., as part of its $5.2 million broadband stimulus project. News release.

> Bridgewave Communications maintained its position as the top global supplier of 60-70-80 GHz millimeter wave systems in 2009 and 2010, according to a report from EJL Wireless Research. The market overall grew 46 percent from 2008-2009. News release.

> At least 20 Caribbean CSPs (communications service providers) including LIME are using Calix (NYSE: CALX) Unified Access solutions to upgrade and expand broadband services across the region. Not bad for the network access equipment vendor, which entered the Caribbean market five years ago. News release.

> Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) has won a $25 million contract to modernize the Air National Guard's IT infrastructure. The 30-month project will provide integrated, high-bandwidth cabling at 15 ANG sites nationwide. Release.

> Portland, Ore.-based managed hosting services provider Network Redux will use Force10 Networks' S-Series access switches to provide top-of-rack server aggregation and switching functionality for its IT infrastructure. News release.

And finally... IT decision makers face three major challenges to server consolidation and virtualization, a new study from Forrester Research commissioned by TeamQuest reports. Details.

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