Corning Cable Systems to Highlight Leadership in LAN and Data Centre Applications at 2009 DatacenterDynamics in Paris

BERLIN, May 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Corning Cable Systems GmbH & Co KG, part of Corning Incorporated's (NYSE: GLW) Telecommunications segment, will demonstrate its leadership and innovation in local area network (LAN) and data centre solutions at the 2009 DatacenterDynamics Conference, May 27, in Paris.

Corning Cable Systems will showcase its Plug & Play(TM) Universal Systems, a preterminated optical fibre cabling system that streamlines the process of deploying an optical network infrastructure in the data centre environment. Corning Cable Systems Plug & Play Universal Systems are 100G ready and capable of reliably supporting transmission speeds up to 100G with laser-optimized 50 microm multimode fibre (OM3).

The exhibit will also feature Corning Cable Systems Pretium(R) Low-loss OM3 Jumpers with ultra-bendable performance. Enabled by Corning(R) ClearCurve(R) OM3 multimode fibre, the jumpers greatly reduce outages and degradation in systems caused by severe bending problems. As network transmission speeds increase, available margins tighten and become more sensitive to loss associated with a number of factors including bends. Attenuation loss impacts associated with inadvertent macro-bending events may be reduced by more than 50 percent when using Pretium Low-loss OM3 Jumpers with ultra-bendable performance in place of traditional 50 microm jumpers.

The exhibit will also contain:

The FutureCom(TM) EA system and S500 Module which provides a universal generic cabling solution for the use of Ethernet, VoIP, telephone, TV and other services, and is specially designed to support 10 Gigabit Ethernet over 100 meters. FutureCom EA offers high network performance and security with alien cross talk protection that is compliant with the Cat. 6A requirements. It also supports Power over Ethernet and Power over Ethernet Plus.

UniCam(R) Pretium-Performance Connectors, which offer an industry-leading optical performance in a fast, easy field-termination solution.

In addition to the exhibit, Corning's Nicolas Zerbib, country manager France, will present "Cabling Systems for the Next Generation" on Wednesday, May 27, at 12:40 p.m. in Hall 4 of the Palais des Congres. This presentation will discuss the data centre roadmap to 40/100 Gigabit transmission speeds.

For additional information on Corning Cable Systems products and services, contact a customer service representative toll-free at 00-800-2676-4641 or 00 800 CORNING1, or directly at +49-30-5303-2214 or visit the Web site at http://www.corning.com/cablesystems.

About Corning Incorporated

Corning Incorporated (http://www.corning.com) is the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics. Drawing on more than 150 years of materials science and process engineering knowledge, Corning creates and makes keystone components that enable high-technology systems for consumer electronics, mobile emissions control, telecommunications and life sciences. Our products include glass substrates for LCD televisions, computer monitors and laptops; ceramic substrates and filters for mobile emission control systems; optical fibre, cable, hardware & equipment for telecommunications networks; optical biosensors for drug discovery; and other advanced optics and specialty glass solutions for a number of industries including semiconductor, aerospace, defence, astronomy and metrology.

    Corning Cable Systems Contact:
    Guillermo Idanez
    +49-30-5303-2362
    guillermo.idanez@corning.com

    Corning Communications Contact:
    Lisa A. Burns
    +1-607-974-4897
    burnsla@corning.com

SOURCE Corning Incorporated




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