Optical Networking

Save Your Seat for the Best Practices for Modernizing Utility Networks Webinar

By | 2017-12-11T15:31:28+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Categories: best practices, business strategy, Ciena, community news, Ethernet, Jaymie Scotto Cutaia, JSA Clients, Network, Optical Networking, packet services, Technology, Telecom, telecom news, Telecommunications, utility, video streaming, webinar|Tags: , , , , , , |

  This Wednesday, December 13th, grab a cup of tea and afternoon snack before joining us at 2 PM ET for Best Practices for Modernizing Utility Networks webinar. Our very own Jaymie Scotto Cutaia will be moderating the discussion with featured panelists Jim Westdorp, Sr. Advisor in Product Line Management of Ciena; Rob Sterrenberg, VP/GM, Network Solutions of Telamon; and Tim Valin, Sr. [...]

LightRiver Wins Best Next-Gen Optical Communication Technology Provider Award

By | 2017-07-12T13:16:55+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Categories: awards, business awards, Factory Built Network, Factory Built Network, fiber network, fiber optics, jsa blog, LightRiver, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, telecom awards, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Another well-deserved award for LightRiver Technologies, Inc., the leader in Factory Built Network® design and commissioning of multi-vendor packet optical networks. Technology Media Telecom (TMT) News has awarded LightRiver as the Best Next-Gen Optical Communication Technology Provider for 2017. The TMT News Award recognizes LightRiver’s Factory Built Network® solution as the USA’s “Most Sophisticated Telecom Network [...]

Optimized for Speed – Built for Performance! MRV Brings 200G Optical Transport Solution to the Table for DCI and Telecom Applications

By | 2017-06-06T09:00:16+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Categories: Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, MRV, MRV Communcations, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Not all optical transport solutions are created equal. MRV’s new 200G coherent digital muxponders that were added to its OptiDriver WDM optical transport portfolio today is now one of the only platforms that covers a full range of applications. Data center operators, service providers and enterprises alike can enjoy smaller access locations to large metro and [...]

XKL Unveils DarkStar DMD-A Optical Utility Appliance at ITW 2017

By | 2017-05-15T13:17:47+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Categories: Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Telecom, XKL|

This morning XKL debuted its latest at ITW 2017 – the Mux/Demux – Amplifier (DMD-A) optical utility appliance. Designed to improve network flexibility and manageability, the DMD-A provides a variety of filter options including 48-channel or 96-channel mux/demux and 4-band or 6-band combiner filter, and allows for point-to-point or east/west configurations. It also provides support for up [...]

Introducing…MRV’s New Optical Transport Solution Enabling New Options for the DCI Market

By | 2017-05-04T12:08:59+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Categories: bandwidth, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, General, JSA Clients, MRV, MRV Communcations, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , , |

MRV Communications welcomes a new compact optical transport solution to the family today –the OD-4-DCI! The new platform is designed for the data center interconnect (DCI) market and will join the OptiDriver® suite of WDM metro transport solutions. The addition of the OD-4-DCI enables modular ultra-high density DCI in a compact 1RU form factor, with stackable [...]

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 [...]

MRV’s OptiDriver was Selected by Syndeo Network to Upgrade Its Regional WDM Backbone Network

By | 2017-04-04T13:08:14+00:00 April 4th, 2017|Categories: jsa blog, JSA Clients, Lifecycle Service Orchestration, LSO, MRV, MRV Communications, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Today, Syndeo Network, a fiber-optic based broadband communications service provider, announced its selection of MRV’s OptiDriver® to upgrade and streamline its WDM network. Syndeo was in need of an upgrade that would support its ever-growing customer traffic demands, both presently and into the future – enter MRV’s metro optical transport solution. In addition to Syndeo providing [...]

MRV Upgrades its Pro-Vision Lifecycle Service by Enabling Standards-based SDN Integration

By | 2017-03-08T14:42:24+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Categories: jsa blog, LSO, MRV, MRV Communcations, Optical Networking, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Today, MRV Communications announced an upgrade to its Pro-VisionÒ service management and orchestration software platform. The upgrade includes a next generation RESTCONF Northbound application program interface (API), that leverages standards-based Yang models for seamless integration with high-order orchestration platforms. This will enable full Lifecycle Service Orchestration (LSO) for transport services. Pro-Vision - which can scale to [...]

150 Years of TransAtlantic Communications: A Look Back and a Look Forward

By | 2016-12-20T12:41:57+00:00 December 20th, 2016|Categories: architecture, Bandwidth Infrastructure, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, cable, fiber, Global Telecommunications, network equipment, network growth, network operators, network provider, network route, Network Solutions, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , |

As reported on CBS This Morning, the Saturday Morning news program, the world is celebrating 150 years since the first transatlantic cable was installed, which was the flame that sparked today’s ever growing, ever complex global communications network. Whether you are calling, emailing or uploading/downloading content, to places near and far, you have everyday telecom heroes [...]

Lightower Awarded GSA IT Schedule 70 Contract

By | 2016-09-19T10:02:02+00:00 September 19th, 2016|Categories: 100G, data, Data Center, Dedicated Internet Access, disaster recovery, Enterprise-Class Cloud, Ethernet, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, General, Government, Internet, IP Solutions, IP transit, Lightower, network provider, Optical Networking, Technology, Telecom, telecom news, Telecom News & Trends (TNT), Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks is now able to deliver its all-fiber network services to any federal government agency, as well as to state and local governments through a new cooperative purchasing contract. With the award of a U.S. Government Services Administration (GSA) Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) 070 contract, Lightower is now part of a pre-approved list of [...]

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 [...]

LightRiver Adds Seasoned Industry Experts to Its Team

By | 2016-08-11T15:15:23+00:00 August 11th, 2016|Categories: appointments, business expansion, business partnership, business strategy, cloud, cloud computing, Cloud Platform, Cloud service provider, Cloud Storage, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, data network services, Factory Built Network, hybrid cloud, Internet, IT, LightRiver, Network, network equipment, Network Function Virtualization, network growth, network operators, network provider, network route, Network Solutions, network upgrade, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, SDN, Software Defined Networking, Technology, Telecom, Telecom Careers, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom news, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

LightRiver Technologies, Inc. has been busy on the hiring front this month. And the new folks they've brought into the fold are exceptional additions. Earlier this week, they announced the appointment of Heidi Westbrook - an incredibly talented and accomplished sales professional - as the new Sales Director of U.S. Cloud and Data Center. Ms. Westbrook brings [...]

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 [...]

XKL Introduces its FlexArc Distributed DWDM Functionality at Telecom Exchange NYC

By | 2016-06-22T12:56:37+00:00 June 22nd, 2016|Categories: 100G, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Blogs, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, Connectivity, Content, Content Delivery, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, engineering, Equipment Manufacturer, Ethernet, fiber, fiber optics, interconnection, Internet, internet traffic, JSA Clients, Network, network operators, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Technology, Telecom, Telecommunications, XKL|

In today’s market, there is a strong demand for bandwidth, which means a flexible and scalable network is crucial for customers. Today at Telecom Exchange NYC, XKL announces its FlexArc Distributed DWDM platform. With this innovative solution, customers are able to distribute bandwidth capacity and scale on an as-needed basis, thereby providing users with flexible network [...]

Integra Optics Emerges as an Alternative Supplier of HFC Equipment

By | 2016-05-26T16:26:36+00:00 May 26th, 2016|Categories: broadband infrastructure, cable, network equipment, Optical Networking|

It has been a busy week for Integra Optics - yesterday the team hosted the 2016 Network Architecture Summit in Atlanta and today they officially announce the launch of their new hybrid fiber-coaxial (HFC) product line. With this announcement, Integra Optics emerges as an alternative supplier of HFC equipment in a market where HFC products are mostly sourced by larger, [...]

MRV Crushing It This Awards Season

By | 2016-05-19T10:53:10+00:00 May 19th, 2016|Categories: awards, B2B, bandwidth, business awards, JSA Clients, MRV, MRV Communications, network equipment, Network Function Virtualization, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, SDN, technology award, telecom awards|

MRV Communications takes home the win again.  MRV, the global provider of innovative packet and optical solutions for service providers, data center operators and enterprises, announced today that its OptiPacket OP-X1 access platform was named the winner of a Silver Stevie® Award in the Hardware Networking/New Product category -- Annual American Business Awards. The OptiPacket OP-X1 combines the features and [...]