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Press Release -- January 26th, 2016
Source: MRV Communications
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MRV Communications Awarded 2015 InfoTech Spotlight Data Center Excellence

OptiDriver®, MRV’s Optical Transport Platform, Recognized for Excellence

CHATSWORTH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 26, 2016-- MRV Communications ™, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRVC) (“MRV®”), a global provider of innovative packet and optical solutions, announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named OptiDriver® as a 2015 Data Center Excellence Award winner, presented by infoTECH Spotlight.

MRV’s OptiDriver platform enables a high-speed, intelligent network that is faster, more cost-effective and easier to manage for use in data center interconnect applications, content delivery networks, large enterprise and carrier environments where flexibility, space and power are at a premium. Designed from the ground up to reduce capital and operational expenses, and engineered to support the latest advances in optical technologies, OptiDriver empowers high-growth cloud connectivity with the industry’s leading 10Gbps, 100Gbps and future upgradeable 200Gbps densities. With a highly flexible pay-as-you-grow modular solution, network designers can use a single set of hardware across multiple applications. This capability reduces ordering complexity and results in an overall reduction in capital and operational expenses that serve data center interconnect applications in metro and regional networks.

“Based on MRV’s more than 25 years of optical innovation and network experience, OptiDriver capitalizes on the latest innovations in optical technologies to provide a metro-optimized optical transport solution,” stated Zeev Draer, Vice President of Strategic Marketing for MRV Communications. “It supports both current and next-generation data center services that move into a new era of software-defined networking, virtualization and cloud computing. We are honored to receive this industry accolade, which is a testament to MRV’s ongoing commitment to providing market-leading, innovative solutions that dramatically improve customers’ optical network performance and return on investment – both today and as their networks evolve in the future.”

The 2015 Data Center Excellence Award recognizes the most innovative and enterprising data center vendors who offer infrastructure or software, servers or cooling systems, cabling or management applications.

“MRV Communications has displayed its commitment to quality and innovation in the development of the data center industry,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “I look forward to witnessing continued excellence from MRV and its efforts toward improving the future of the data center industry.”

About MRV Communications

MRV Communications is a global supplier of packet and optical solutions that power the world’s largest networks. MRV products combine innovative hardware with intelligent software to make networks smarter, faster and more efficient. Dedicated to the continued success of our customers, MRV enables service providers, data center operators and large enterprises to cost effectively evolve their networks to address mission-critical applications, such as high-capacity cloud and data center connectivity, business services, mobile backhaul and the migration to virtualized and programmable networks. Founded in 1988, MRV is headquartered in Southern California with additional research and development facilities outside of Boston and in Israel. For more information please visit www.mrv.com.

About InfoTech Spotlight

InfoTech Spotlight brings extensive daily content focused on information technology. Visitors will find free industry news, communities, channels, blogs, feature articles, videos, whitepapers and other resources. The site keeps readers informed about developments across topics including software, hardware, security and networking. InfoTech Spotlight is powered by TMCnet, the leading communications and technology site in the World attracting two million unique visitors monthly according to Webtrends. Please visit: infoTECH Spotlight for more information.

About TMC

Global buyers rely on TMC’s content-driven marketplaces to make purchase decisions and navigate markets. This presents branding, thought leadership and lead generation opportunities for vendors/sellers. For more information about TMC and to learn how we can help you reach your marketing goals, please visit www.tmcnet.com.

Source: MRV Communications

MRV contact:
Jaymie Scotto & Associates (JSA)
Meghan Rose-McNally, +1.866.695.3629 x17
pr@jaymiescotto.com
or
TMC contact:
Rebecca Conyngham, 203-852-6800, ext. 287
Marketing Manager
rconyngham@tmcnet.com

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