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Press Release -- June 3rd, 2015
Source: MRV Communications

MRV Receives 2015 SDN Excellence Award

OptiDriver® Optical Transport Platform Recognized for Innovation

CHATSWORTH, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun. 3, 2015– MRV Communications™, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRVC) (“MRV®”), a global provider of innovative packet and optical solutions, announces that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named OptiDriver® optical transport platform as a 2015 SDN Excellence Award winner presented by TMC’s INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine and SDN Zone. The SDN Excellence Award recognizes companies that are leading the way in SDN architecture and applications.

SDN and NFV have revolutionized how service providers design, build and operate their networks. MRV has evolved its product portfolio with additional building blocks that unlock the benefits of SDN for metro networks. Through innovations such as implementing virtualizing hardware and software elements and opening up the programmable hardware, MRV is positioned to help networks maximize the benefits of SDN.

“At MRV, we pride ourselves on being at the forefront of creating new SDN architectures that build value for new and existing networks,” states Zeev Draer, Vice President Strategic Marketing for MRV Communications. “Our designs are optimized for the unique characteristics of the metro network and create a dynamic solution, using widely accepted software together with MRV’s programmable packet and optical hardware. MRV’s SDN implementation offers full flexibility, without compromising performance or cost.”

“Recognizing leaders advancing SDN technologies, TMC is proud to announce MRV as a recipient of the 2015 SDN Excellence Award,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO of TMC. “OptiDriver™ has demonstrated innovation and will help shape the face of the quickly evolving industry. It is our pleasure to honor MRV for their inspiring work.”

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. For more information please visit

About TMC

TMC is a global, integrated media company that supports clients’ goals by building communities in print, online, and face to face. TMC publishes multiple magazines including Cloud Computing, IoT Evolution, Customer, and Internet Telephony. TMCnet is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries, and is read by as many as 1.5 million unique visitors monthly. TMC produces a variety of trade events, including ITEXPO, the world’s leading business technology event, as well as industry events: Asterisk World; AstriCon; ChannelVision (CVx) Expo; Customer Experience (CX) Hot Trends Symposium; DevCon5 – HTML5 & Mobile App Developer Conference; IoT Evolution Conference & Expo; SmartVoice Conference; Software Telco Congress; Super Wi-Fi Summit – The Global Spectrum Sharing and TV White Space Event; SIP Trunking, Unified Communications & WebRTC Seminars; Wearable Tech Conference & Expo; Fitness and Sports Wearable Technology (FAST) Expo, WebRTC Conference & Expo; and more. For more information about TMC, visit

Source: MRV Communications, Inc.

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