MRV Communications

PRODUCT

MRV adds flexible bandwidth on OptiDriver platform

MRV Communications has enhanced its flagship OptiDriver optical transport product line with dynamic wavelength routing for intelligent optical network control capabilities. The company says it has strengthened its OptiDriver platform to enable service providers to create a smoother transition to automated, flexible networks to intelligently support unpredictable traffic and bandwidth needs.

PRODUCT

OptiSwitch 9244

MRV Communications has announced that its OptiSwitch 9244 10GE pre-aggregation platform is the latest solution in the OptiSwitch portfolio to be compliant with the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) Carrier Ethernet (CE) 2.0 specifications.

The OptiSwitch 9244 platform features a compact, high-density and low-power design that empowers service providers to streamline the delivery and management of mobile, wholesale and business Ethernet services, the company says.

PRODUCT

The OptiDriver platform

MRV Communications, a provider of innovative packet and optical solutions, has announced The OptiDriver platform, the most recent addition to MRV’s family of advanced optical transport network elements.

The solution offers a feature set that aligns with the current operational needs of data centres and service providers, and provides the flexibility and capacity to support future growth in their network infrastructure.

PRODUCT

OptiDriver 100Gbps muxponder

MRV Communications, which provides packet and optical solutions, has added a 100Gbps multi-protocol, multi-rate muxponder to its recently introduced OptiDriver optical transport platform. It will help offer data centre operators, content delivery networks and cloud service providers a flexible path to a 100G optical transport network. The OptiDriver 100G muxponder enables operators to achieve bandwidth efficiency in applications such as public, private or hybrid cloud, web hosting services, high-performance computing and more.

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