Optical Networking

XKL Enables Swift Routes Across Complicated Networks with its Digital Express Solution

By | 2017-08-31T08:46:48+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Categories: Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , |

In today’s digital world, next generation applications often require ultra-low latency and intelligent routing to run seamlessly and efficiently. That is why XKL’s team of engineers designed its Digital Express solution. A feature of XKL’s FlexArc provisioning architecture, Digital Express enables users to cross multiple nodes in order to reach the destination node – all with [...]

XKL’s Five-Step Guide for a Successful Long Haul Deployment – Available Now for Download!

By | 2017-07-20T10:40:38+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Categories: Global Telecommunications, technology trends, Telecom, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , |

Data demands are rising and, across vast swaths of terrain, that data must be transported from one point to another. More and more, enterprises, financial institutions and service providers are weighing their options for transporting this data quickly, securely and with zero service interruption. The answer, they are finding, lies in long haul networking. Building out [...]

XKL Announces the Expansion of its eVolocity Platform at NANOG 70

By | 2017-06-05T11:56:10+00:00 June 5th, 2017|Categories: Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

XKL announced the expansion of its eVolocity platform today at NANOG 70. The exciting new features of eVolocity include DWDM networks and lit service handoffs all across the same interface. This capability allows customers to connect physically separate private DWDM networks within a single platform. The ability to light dark fiber and interface to lit services, [...]

BTC Broadband Selects MRV for Strategic Build-Out of WDM Network in the State of Oklahoma

By | 2017-04-19T15:41:38+00:00 April 18th, 2017|Categories: Broadband, jsa blog, JSA Clients, Lifecycle Service Orchestration, LSO, MRV, MRV Communcations, Network, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

MRV Communications has yet again been selected to assist with a fiber backbone build-out and this time it was chosen by BTC Broadband, a regional broadband telecommunications service provider in the State of Oklahoma. BTC Broadband was in search for an effective solution that could be both cost-effective and have the capability to satisfy their current [...]

XKL Emphasizes Commitment to Infrastructure Agility with the Introduction of FlexArc Solution

By | 2017-03-21T11:56:52+00:00 March 21st, 2017|Categories: Data Center, technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , |

The industry is continuing to find that next generation networks require solutions that can provision and scale nimbly to enhance overall user experience. With the introduction of its FlexArc solution, XKL highlights its support of these next-gen networks by offering increased control and flexibility at Layer 1. FlexArc supports quick provisioning and enables rapid scalability of [...]

XKL Launches its DQT10 Transponder for Optimal Performance and Ultimate Customer Control

By | 2017-01-11T14:45:41+00:00 January 11th, 2017|Categories: Data Center, technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Today XKL announced the launch of its latest DWDM solution, the DQT10 transponder. What makes this transponder unique is its ability to mux waves outside of XKL’s typical 1RU form factor, allowing for network growth and augmentation of existing networks via alien wave injection. Simply put, the DQT10 was purposefully designed for network flexibility. Easy-to-use and [...]

XKL Talks Green Data at PTC’17

By | 2017-01-03T16:53:16+00:00 January 3rd, 2017|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

XKL is taking a break from the American Northwest climate to attend the Pacific Telecom Council’s PTC’17 event, taking place from January 15 – 18 in Honolulu. Representing the company on the “Topical Session 9: Green Data: Opportunities and Risks” panel is XKL’s Director of Engineering, Dr. Chad Lamb. Dr. Lamb, along with his fellow panelists [...]

MRV’s OP-X1 Solution is Positioned to Win Fourth Award for Industry Innovation This Year

By | 2016-11-07T14:21:38+00:00 November 7th, 2016|Categories: Data Center, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It’s been a noteworthy year for MRV Communications, especially for the company’s compact (2RU), programmable CPE solution, OP-X1. Just last week MRV announced that its OP-X1 platform has been selected as a finalist for the Fierce Innovation Awards, an honorable showcase of the most innovative products, solutions and technologies for network-based service providers looking to deliver [...]

XKL Introduces its New 100GE Coherent Platform, eVolocity

By | 2016-10-19T12:18:02+00:00 October 19th, 2016|Categories: Data Center, technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, XKL|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Bandwidth use is often unpredictable and as data demands increase at exponential rates, businesses must strive to keep up. Len Bosack, Founder and CEO of XKL, discovered an opportunity to solve that problem through the intelligent and swift prioritization of bandwidth. Today, Mr. Bosack and his team of expert engineers announced the launch of eVolocity, XKL’s [...]

MRV Communications’ OptiPacket OP-X1 Wins Communications Solutions Product of the Year

By | 2016-09-08T11:50:02+00:00 September 8th, 2016|Categories: awards, B2B, bandwidth, business awards, Global Telecommunications, MRV, MRV Communcations, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, technology trends, Telecom, telecom awards, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

MRV Communications™, the global provider of innovative packet and optical solutions for service providers, data center operators and enterprises, wins TMC's Solutions Product of the Year Award. The OptiPacket® OP-X1 Carrier Ethernet 100G access solutions earned recognition from TMC, the publisher of leading industry publications including Cloud Computing, IoT Evolution, Customer, and Internet Telephony. “It is an honor [...]

MRV Proves its Commitment to Battling Cyber Security Threats with its FIPS 140-2 Certification

By | 2016-08-25T14:47:31+00:00 August 25th, 2016|Categories: Data Center, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , |

Cyber security threats are real and dangerous. Government agencies in particular find themselves in constant risk of a breach and require state-of-the-art networking solutions to properly assess and battle any potential threats. MRV Communications made strides in combating these network vulnerabilities with the announcement of their completion of the re-validation process for Federal Information Processing Standards [...]

MRV’s Technology Transforms Cross River Fiber’s Service Offering

By | 2016-08-03T15:21:36+00:00 August 3rd, 2016|Categories: Data Center, fiber, Telecom, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

MRV Communications announced that Cross River Fiber has chosen its solutions to light its dark fiber network from New Jersey to New York. By leveraging MRV’s cutting-edge OptiDriver and OptiSwitch solutions, Cross River Fiber will effectively transform from a dark fiber provider to a managed network provider. Now, Cross River Fiber customers will have access to [...]

MRV Joins the OIN in Support of Open Source Innovation

By | 2016-07-26T14:06:16+00:00 July 26th, 2016|Categories: B2B, IT, MRV, MRV Communcations, MRV Communications, OIN, Open Innovation, Optical Networking, Optical Transport|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

  MRV supports open source collaboration.  As the global provider of innovative packet and optical solutions for service providers, data center operators and enterprises, MRV announced today it had joined the Open Invention Network (OIN).  The organization is  the largest patent non-aggression community dedicated to the ongoing support of Linux and open source software. MRV has leveraged Linux [...]

MRV’s OptiDriver Solution Supports The Markley Group’s Mission-Critical Facilities

By | 2016-07-13T13:05:01+00:00 July 13th, 2016|Categories: Bandwidth Infrastructure, Blogs, business partnership, JSA Clients, MRV Communications, Technology, Telecom, Telecom News & Trends (TNT)|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Markley Group, proud owner and operator of the largest data centers and mission-critical facilities in New England, has selected MRV Communications’ state-of-the-art OptiDriver® platform to create a connection from its One Summer Street location in Boston to its new facility in Lowell, Mass.  MRV’s award winning OptiDriver product suite is a best-in-class, carrier-grade, optical transport [...]

MRV Launched Next-Gen Carrier Ethernet Access Device with Software-enabled Scalability

By | 2016-05-05T15:24:17+00:00 May 5th, 2016|Categories: 100G, Application, B2B, business ethernet, carrier, carrier ethernet, enterprise, Ethernet, JSA Clients, low latency, Metro Ethernet Forum, Network, network equipment, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, packet services, SDN, software, Software Defined Networking, telecom industry blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

MRV Communications™ announced today the launch of the OptiSwitch® OS-V Series.  The OS-V is its next generation portfolio of modular and compact, MEF CE 2.0 Certified 1GbE and 10GbE Carrier Ethernet access devices.  MRV’s OS-V series is delivered in two platforms; the OS-V8 fixed configuration platform and the OS-V20 modular platform, which has two expansion slots engineered [...]

MRV’s OptiSwitch® Empowers Lightower Fiber Networks to Streamline Carrier Ethernet Service Deployment

By | 2015-10-19T11:18:57+00:00 October 19th, 2015|Categories: Application, B2B, business ethernet, business partnership, Lightower, metro ethernet, network equipment, Network Function Virtualization, network growth, network operators, network provider, Network Solutions, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, SDN, Software Defined Networking, telecom industry blog, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

MRV Communications™, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRVC) (“MRV®”) announced today that Lightower Fiber Networks has expanded its footprint of MRV’s OptiSwitch® Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) service demarcation and first mile aggregation platform. This was done to support an increased number of fiber connections and bandwidth-rich services as Lightower grows its service footprint. Lightower utilizes the OptiSwitch platform at the customer premises for [...]