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ascend

(ă-send′) [L. ascendere, to climb up]
To move from the lower part of the body toward the head. Guillain-Barré syndrome is an example of an ascending paralysis, which begins in the feet and progresses upward to the muscles of the legs, abdomen, and chest.
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CONTACT: Jerri Emm or Jay Duncanson of Ascend Communications, 510-769-6001; or Ron Taylor of PictureTel Corp.
ASCEND is developing a portfolio of transdermal therapies for chronic conditions, including breast pain, based on its proprietary Enhanced Hydroalcoholic Gel (EHG(TM)) technology.
We are delighted that Ascend Technology Ventures has chosen to partner with Glucon.
Ascend Media was formed and incorporated by JP Morgan, Cameron Bishop and Dan Altman in 2002.
BSA is a new collaboration for Ascend One and Amerix with other leading national business leaders.
For more information about Ascend and its products, please visit the Ascend Web site at http://www.
Once again, Ascend has been recognized as the runaway leader in the Frame Relay to service providers market, nearly tripling the market share of the nearest competitor in certain reports.
The Ascend SS7 Gateway is the first commercially available, standards-based SS7 gateway designed for alleviating congestion on voice networks by diverting data calls away from circuit switches.
We're pleased that our solutions are such a key part of the aggressive expansion planned by NaviNet, a company that is becoming increasingly known for its high-quality network services," said Ali Kafel, vice president, product marketing and business development, Carrier Signaling and Management division, Ascend Communications.
We are pleased with the business partnership between BlueStar Communications and Ascend that began with a $10 million financing package in August 1998.
According to the latest market share reports, Ascend continues to hold a commanding lead as the top vendor in the RAC market bolstered by its dominance in the service provider segments.
To manage and provision IP services on the GX 550 and CBX 500 ATM backbone Extant is using the Ascend IP Navigator(TM) software, which adds IP Layer 3 routing to Ascend's Multiservice ATM and Frame Relay WAN switches and delivers "absolute" Quality of Service (QoS).