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Press Release -- October 10th, 2014
Source: MRV Communications

MRV Communications Named Optical Broadband Leader

Lightwave, Broadband Communities Magazine and the American Business Awards honor MRV and its innovative optical solutions portfolio for streamlining the deployment of network capacity to empower high-growth broadband services

CHATSWORTH, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 9, 2014– MRV Communications ™, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRVC) (“MRV®”), a global provider of innovative packet and optical solutions, announced today that the company has earned new industry recognitions for advancing optical transport capabilities and packet-optical networks at the metro service edge. MRV’s OptiDriver™ optical transport platform received both a Lightwave Innovation Award and an American Business Award, while Broadband Communities Magazine named MRV to its 2014 Top 100 list. These industry-leading award programs recognized MRV for its versatile optical solutions portfolio that empowers service providers, data centers, cloud and content delivery providers to streamline the provisioning of high-capacity residential, business and mobile backhaul services.

The latest additions to MRV’s optical solutions portfolio include the OptiDriver™ optical transport series and the OptiPacket® packet optical series, both manageable by MRV’s Pro-Vision® service delivery software. The OptiDriver solution is optimized for 10G and 100G technologies and offers the industry’s highest physical density and power efficiency. The OptiPacket platform is a converged solution optimized for packet-only, optical-only and packet-optical networks, enabling service providers to seamlessly deliver multi-layer services at the metro edge. Both solutions pave the way to new high-capacity services by offering flexible capacity and intelligence to improve the manageability of complex, high-bandwidth networks.

As service providers large and small invest in fiber networks to support advanced broadband services, they must consider a complex ecosystem of optical fiber, physical connectors, enclosures and more. The Lightwave Innovation Awards and the Broadband Communities Magazine Top 100 list both aim to spotlight industry leaders and innovators for their contributions to building a connected world. The American Business Awards is a program dedicated to recognizing achievements, products, technology and executives from organizations located throughout the U.S.

“MRV’s broad optical solutions portfolio is supported by decades of established relationships with service providers from around the world. This experience allows us to create innovative solutions which address the evolving needs of today’s bandwidth-rich optical and packet-optical networks,” said Zeev Draer, vice president of strategic marketing for MRV Communications. “We are thrilled to be awarded by Lightwave, Broadband Communities Magazine and the American Business Awards. This recognition validates our commitment to remaining a leading contributor within the optical ecosystem as we accelerate the evolution of dynamic, scalable and customizable broadband optical networks.”

About MRV Communications

MRV Communications is a global provider in converged packet and optical solutions that empower the optical edge and network integration services for leading communications service providers. For more than two decades, the most demanding service providers, Fortune 1000 companies and governments worldwide have trusted MRV to provide best-in-class solutions and services for their mission-critical networks. We help our customers overcome the challenge of orchestrating the ever-increasing need for capacity while improving service delivery and lowering network costs for critical applications such as cloud connectivity, high-capacity business services, mobile backhaul and data center connectivity.

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