Screen Shot 2016-01-26 at 9.14.41 AMMRV Communications ™, the global provider of innovative packet and optical solutions, announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named OptiDriver® as a 2015 Data Center Excellence Award winner, presented by infoTECH Spotlight. The 2015 Data Center Excellence Award recognizes the most innovative and enterprising data center vendors who offer infrastructure or software, servers or cooling systems, cabling or management applications.

“MRV Communications has displayed its commitment to quality and innovation in the development of the data center industry,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “I look forward to witnessing continued excellence from MRV and its efforts toward improving the future of the data center industry.”

The OptiDriver platform enables a high-speed, intelligent network that is faster, more cost-effective and easier to manage for use in data center interconnect applications, content delivery networks, large enterprise and carrier environments where flexibility, space and power are at a premium. Designed from the ground up to reduce capital and operational expenses, and engineered to support the latest advances in optical technologies, OptiDriver empowers high-growth cloud connectivity with the industry’s leading 10Gbps, 100Gbps and future upgradeable 200Gbps densities. With a highly flexible pay-as-you-grow modular solution, network designers can use a single set of hardware across multiple applications. This capability reduces ordering complexity and results in an overall reduction in capital and operational expenses that serve data center interconnect applications in metro and regional networks.

od-family_web-2“Based on MRV’s more than 25 years of optical innovation and network experience, OptiDriver capitalizes on the latest innovations in optical technologies to provide a metro-optimized optical transport solution,” stated Zeev Draer, Vice President of Strategic Marketing for MRV Communications. “It supports both current and next-generation data center services that move into a new era of software-defined networking, virtualization and cloud computing. We are honored to receive this industry accolade, which is a testament to MRV’s ongoing commitment to providing market-leading, innovative solutions that dramatically improve customers’ optical network performance and return on investment – both today and as their networks evolve in the future.”

For more information please visit www.mrv.com.