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August 23, 2012

MRV's OptiSwitch Awarded for Carrier Ethernet Services Delivery and Provisioning

By Raju Shanbhag
TMCnet Contributor


Recently, OptiSwitch announced that OptiSwitch 900 Ethernet Demarcation Series was named a finalist for Best Carrier Ethernet Demarcation Product by the 2012 Carrier Ethernet EMEA Awards.

Along with service providers, MRV's (News - Alert) OptiSwitch allows wireline and wireless carriers to facilitate Carrier Ethernet 2.0 robust and scalable end-to-end services.

MRV's OptiSwitch family is an award-winning line of compact carrier Ethernet switching platforms ranging from the OptiSwitch 9000 Carrier Ethernet Packet-Optical Aggregation Series, to the OptiSwitch 900 Intelligent Ethernet Demarcation Series.

OptiSwitch products offer service providers a full suite of carrier-grade Ethernet services, along with high availability, enhanced quality of service, security, TDM circuit emulation and Ethernet operation, administration and maintenance (OAM) support.

With the industry's widest set of powerful operations, administration and management (OAM) tools for optimized service awareness and rigid Service Level Agreements (SLA), the OptiSwitch 900 matches a rich strain of MEF (News - Alert)-compliant Carrier Ethernet 2.0 services.

It also offers a huge selection of temperature-hardened and common and multifunctional devices for all scenarios up to 10G.

“MRV is one of the unique vendors that launched the Metro Ethernet Initiative in 1999 and we continue to closely collaborate with our customers and partners to develop innovative, field-proven, best-in-class Carrier Ethernet 2.0 solutions that meet the stringent industry specifications and standards," said Zeev Draer, VP of strategic marketing for MRV's Optical Communications Systems (News - Alert) division. "The OptiSwitch is one of the strongest devices in the market, deployed in the world's most prominent networks.”

Recently, the company expanded its OptiSwitch Carrier Ethernet Access portfolio by unveiling a complete demarcation-to-aggregation solution, which consists of the OptiSwitch 906G and OptiSwitch 9244-1210G models. Designed to meet any Carrier Ethernet network requirement, the company’s OptiSwitch family is a line of compact Carrier Ethernet demarcation and first mile aggregation platforms.

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Edited by Braden Becker

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