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 sophisticated network solutions for interconnecting their data centers and enterprise locations and connecting to key cloud providers in the New York/New Jersey region.

MRV’s technology will enable Cross River Fiber to simplify its operations and at the same time streamline new high-capacity services at all rates over the same network. The combination of MRV’s OptiDriver® and OptiSwitch® solutions allow Cross River Fiber to offer high-density performance with low power consumption. Plus, they boast simplified “plug-and-play” access, thereby allowing for easy accommodation to the array of Cross River Fiber’s customers’ unique needs. Screen Shot 2016-08-03 at 3.20.08 PM

Cross River Fiber will now support enterprise customers with Ethernet, OTN and SONET requirements. MRV will provide complete packet and optical integration for Cross River Fiber that simplifies turn-up and offers greater visibility to support critical service-level agreements (SLAs).

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