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Lucent selects Chorus
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Posted today on the Chorus Systems site .... http://www.chorus.com/News/ Lucent Technologies has selected Chorus Systems to provide one of the internal operating systems for its next generation transmission products.=20 "CHORUS/OS is well-suited for use in our distributed multi-processor and real-time systems, providing our platforms with flexibility and scaleability to serve a broad range of customers' needs in transporting voice, data and video," said Lee Stecher, software development director for Lucent Technologies. "These characteristics enable us to establish certain platforms that can be utilized across product lines, allowing us to incorporate new features and services that our customers may require."=20 Telecommunications service providers use a variety of products to convey voice, data, and video signals from one point to another. An operating system performs a variety of functions, from managing a computer's basic operations to performing other more sophisticated functions.=20 "We are most pleased to be associated with Lucent Technologies, the systems and software leader for network operators," said Hubert Zimmermann, president of Chorus Systems. "Our operating system will play a role in enabling Lucent to continue meeting its customers diverse and rapidly changing needs."=20 CHORUS/OS is a very flexible Real-Time Operating System (RTOS) that enables users to meet specific hardware and application requirements. Real-time operating systems allow application software to process incoming hardware signals in a responsive and pre-determined order. CHORUS/OS can support a variety of products from low-speed multiplexers to high-speed computers.=20 When integrated with CHORUS/COOL, the Chorus real-time embedded object request broker (ORB), real time systems employing CHORUS/OS can access any computer or server in the enterprise. The CHORUS/OS enables software written to an operating system embedded within a network computer or to a management system-run program found in personal computers to interact with one another. Lucent Technologies designs, builds and delivers a wide range of public and private networks, communications systems and software, consumer and business telephone systems and microelectronics components. Bell Laboratories is the research and development arm for the company, which was formed as a result of AT&T's restructuring and became a fully independent company =AD separate from AT&T =AD on September 30, 1996.