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LightRiver and Precision Solutions Team Up to Bring Powerful Networking to South America

LightRiver and Precision Solutions

The world of optical networking, particularly in the southern hemisphere, just got a major boost thanks to the new strategic partnership between LightRiver and Precision Solutions. This innovative collaboration will provide South American customers with a powerful new platform for managing their optical hardware – netFLEX®, LightRiver’s Transport Domain Orchestration and Control Software solution. netFLEX […]

LightRiver, Innolight Technology and DZS Join Open XR Forum to Advance Software-Defined Optical Networks

LightRiver Open XR Forum

Today, the Open XR Forum, the multi-source agreement (MSA) working group for XR optics, announced that three additional industry leaders have joined its ranks: LightRiver, Innolight Technology (Suzhou) Ltd. and DZS. These three notable companies bring forth their extensive expertise in order to advance the deployment of software-defined point-to-point and point-to-multipoint coherent optical networks.  The […]

LightRiver Announces New netFLEX® Release 4.6.1

LightRiver netFLEX

As more service providers begin to embrace Network-as-a-Service (NaaS), LightRiver’s latest release of netFLEX® 4.6.1 is an important step forward in supporting this growing trend. With its expanded support for open optical technologies and new API-driven innovations, netFLEX enables service providers to easily manage multi-vendor networks and deliver a better customer experience. With its advanced […]

Marvell and LightRiver to Showcase Optical Connectivity Solutions at ECOC Exhibition

LightRiver Marvell

The  European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC) is taking place this week from Monday, September 19 through Thursday, September 22 at Messe Basel in Basel, Switzerland.  Marvell, a world-leading infrastructure technology provider, alongside LightRiver, is showcasing its comprehensive networking solution portfolio at the show, including cutting-edge PAM4 DSPs, coherent DSPs, TIAs, drivers, switches and PHYs. […]

LightRiver and The Kenton Group Partner to Power the Next Generation of Open Networking

LightRiver The Kenton Group

The Kenton Group, a leading provider of network management solutions for service providers, enterprises and government organizations throughout the UK and EMEA, has joined the LightRiver netFLEX® Partner Alliance. The partnership allows The Kenton Group to offer LightRiver’s open network automation and services portfolio to its customers and reinforces its ongoing commitment to provide access […]

LightRiver Welcomes Bryan Hasegawa as New Chief Financial Officer

Bryan Hasegawa LightRiver

In its second addition to its leadership team this year, LightRiver has hired former Intermedia executive Bryan Hasegawa as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). His primary focus will be leading the finance and accounting divisions of the growing company. “We are delighted to announce that Bryan has accepted the position of LightRiver’s top financial executive,” states […]

LightRiver and IDS Partner to Bring True Network Flexibility to Australia and New Zealand

LightRiver Australia

LightRiver and Independent Data Solutions (IDS) have partnered to provide optical network management for organizations in Australia and New Zealand. This first-of-its-kind partnership is the result of IDS’ focus on “making complex technology simple”, ensuring that businesses can keep their eye on what matters most.  “Throughout the history of our company, as long-distance networking experts, […]

LightRiver Welcomes Industry Veteran Scotty Benda to Leadership Team

LightRiver Scotty Benda

In a move that will strengthen its leadership team, LightRiver has hired former Ciena executive Scotty Benda as Chief Product Officer. The appointment further maximizes market opportunities in an era of open optical networking and automation for the company while accelerating its growth through increased scale/scope across all operations. “The shift to open optical networks […]

LightRiver Acquired by Leading Private Investment Firm

Grain Management, Exclusively Focused on Broadband Technology and Global Communications, Acquires LightRiver’s Technologies & Software entities It’s an exciting day for LightRiver! Its acquisition by Grain Management, LLC announced today positions LightRiver to build on its “market and technology leadership while enhancing the commitment to customers and partners, and enabling teammates in those key markets,” per […]

LightRiver and Smartoptics Partner Up to Further Enable Open Optical Networking

Open Optical Networking Leaders LightRiver and Smartoptics expand collaboration  Smartoptics’ open line systems portfolio is now supported in netFLEX®, LightRiver’s optical domain orchestration and control solution, enabling Smartoptics products to be managed with components from other vendors in a single network management system. As part of the new collaboration, Smartoptics network infrastructure and netFLEX will […]