blog-imageMRV 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 to be recognized by the TMC judges for this prestigious award. Transformational and software programmable 100G devices, like MRV’s OP-X1, represent a major step forward that enable service providers to streamline wholesale and retail 100G high-capacity services,” commented Zeev Draer, Vice President of Strategic Marketing for MRV. “In addition to bandwidth extension, the OP-X1 provides service demarcation between the service provider and subscribers or network operators. Plus, the OP-X1 delivers intelligent visibility into 100G traffic flows through the collection of analytical data, real-time snapshots of capacity usage, SLA performances, and user experience details. We are proud of this solution and grateful to be recognized for its innovation and leadership.”

The OP-X1 is a member of MRV’s OptiPacket portfolio delivering metro service edge solutions and combines the features and expertise of MRV’s optical and packet product suites.  As the industry’s first purpose-built 100G Ethernet access device, the OP-X1 platform addresses the growing need for higher bandwidth, driven by the increased and ongoing adoption of cloud services.  Its innovative hardware and software architectures future-proof the solution in anticipation of customers’ evolution to next generation networks. The OP-X1 solution is expertly designed to extend 100G Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) capabilities to the metro access and network-to-network interconnects with scalability to thousands of CE services, advanced OAM and traffic management.  In addition, the OP-X1 offers a migration path to the new paradigm of an on-demand, dynamic and assured network-as-a-service (NaaS) model.


“Congratulations to MRV Communications for being honored with a Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award,” said Rich Tehrani, Chief Executive Officer of TMC. “The OP-X1 is truly an innovative product and is amongst the best solutions brought to market in the past twelve months that facilitates business-transforming voice, data and video communications. I look forward to continued excellence from MRV in 2017 and beyond.”

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