medal-390549_640LightRiver Technologies, Inc., a leader in Factory Built NetworkTM design and commissioning, has received some nice recognition from one of its longtime partners. The company announced today that Infinera, provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, has awarded LightRiver with Gold Level Partner Certification.

Partners for nearly 10 years, Infinera established the Gold Level partner certification in order to recognize Light River’s unique combination of technical skills, lab and training investment, services, vision and market focus. The designation provides LightRiver with a variety of benefits, including support and consultation on technical direction and focus.

infinera-banner-blue2“For LightRiver to have earned the Gold Level Partner certification from Infinera is an honor and considerable testament to the work we do together,” stated Mike Jonas, President of Global Sales and Marketing for LightRiver. “It also signifies another important step in our future work together as partners. We look forward to reaping the mutual benefits of this collaboration and continuing our success with such a renowned industry leader, bringing increased value to our customer’s every day.”

logo“LightRiver exemplifies the type of company we envisioned as a Gold Level Partner,” said Bill Jarvis, vice president, Channel Sales for Infinera. “Our requirements are rigorous and LightRiver’s success reflects a commitment to maintain their status as a pure-play optical transport integrator in the U.S., which continues to bode well for our mutual clients as well as our respective internal stakeholders.”

Infinera partners with global market leaders to provide solutions that solve the unique business needs of its customers. The company enables network operators to accelerate service innovation and simplify optical network operations.

LightRiver draws on the skills and resources of its highly trained workforce, and best-in-class vendor partners to deliver innovative solutions to the industry’s leading independent network operators.