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Press Release -- January 19th, 2010
Source: Adva Optical Networking
Tags: Ethernet

ADVA Optical Networking partners with Hatteras Networks to deliver complete Ethernet access solution

Ethernet-over-Copper capabilities complement FSP 150 product family, enabling ubiquitous Ethernet access solutions

January 19, 2010.

ADVA Optical Networking is enhancing its distinguished FSP 150 family of Ethernet access devices with the addition of Hatteras Networks’ award-winning Ethernet-ovea-Copper solutions. The combined capabilities of these unique product lines create the industry’s only fully integrated, end-to-end Carrier Ethernet Access solution. Hatteras Networks’ solutions are fully integrated with ADVA Optical Networking’s FSP Network Manager, and the integrated solution has been proven in global deployments.

The FSP 150 family provides devices for Ethernet demarcation, extension and aggregation to support the delivery of intelligent Ethernet services both in-region and out-of-region. The family enables providers to deliver profitable and differentiated Ethernet services over a wide range of transport options.

Hatteras Networks’ components deliver increased broadband over existing copper facilities, providing an ideal last-mile transport solution. By fully leveraging their existing copper infrastructure, carriers are empowered to provide enhanced services while reducing operating expenses. They are perfectly positioned to deliver transparent Metro Ethernet services and address the growing demand for high-bandwidth mobile wireless backhaul transport.

“We are excited about our existing partnership with ADVA Optical Networking,” said Kevin Sheehan, CEO of Hatteras Networks. “They have strong relationships with many Tier 1 carriers, a long and successful history and a world-renowned reputation for delivering value to these carriers. Together, we offer a true, end-to-end Carrier Ethernet access solution.”

“Our companies are working closely to deliver carrier-class solutions that better serve the needs of our customers,” added Christoph Glingener, chief technology officer for ADVA Optical Networking. “Hatteras Networks shares our commitment to rich Operations, Administration and Maintenance features and extensive traffic management for service differentiation. Their Ethernet-over-Copper solution is an excellent companion to our FSP 150 product line.”

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