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Press Release -- October 20th, 2014
Source: MRV Communications

MRV Joins Infonetics Research to Explore Multi-Layer Packet-Optical Networks

CHATSWORTH, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — MRV Communications™, Inc. (MRVC) (“MRV®”), a global provider of innovative packet and optical solutions, announced today that Dr. Scott Wilkinson, MRV’s senior director of technical marketing, will present alongside industry experts in an Infonetics Research Webinar on Tuesday, October 28, 2014, at 11:00 am EDT. During the event titled “Building More Efficient Networks with Multi-Layer Packet-Optical,” MRV will share expert insight on how service providers can build more capable and efficient networks by leveraging multi-layer packet-optical approaches.

This event is designed for service providers evaluating or deploying multi-layer networks, financial analysts and the media. To register for the Webinar, please complete the online registration form here:

Register for this Webinar and receive a 15-page white paper written by Infonetics Analyst Andrew Schmitt titled, “The Coming Packet-Optical Migration.” A link to the white paper will be sent upon registration and it will also be available to download from the live Webinar console.

Webinar Key Topics:

  • How new converged hardware architectures can eliminate past compromises
  • The role of OTN switching in packet-optical equipment
  • How non-traditional networks are influencing technology decisions
  • Multi-layer router bypass, mobile backhaul and metro transport architectures
  • How intelligent multi-layer aware software creates more service-oriented and agile networks
  • Next generation POTP and how integrated packet optical capabilities can help dissolve network complexities

The Infonetics Webinar will also include a live Q&A for audience members.

MRV Statement:
“As bandwidth-hungry traffic continues to grow, service providers are recognizing the efficiency of intelligent, integrated platforms that are designed to meet more modern network requirements. During the Webinar, we will explore best practices and how service providers can optimize their multi-layer networks, grow capacity and expand into new markets,” said Scott Wilkinson, senior director of technical marketing, MRV Communications. “MRV has over two decades of strong service provider relationships, and I look forward to sharing the knowledge we’ve gained through those relationships with Webinar attendees.”

About MRV Communications
MRV Communications is a global provider of 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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