Open source is not a new concept, but many organizations still have their doubts about whether or not they should implement it as part of their organizational strategy, or whether they should simply keep it for theoretical discussion in the future. Why Does It Matter? The answer is pretty simple: open source is the source…

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Today we announced an upgrade to our Pro-Vision lifecycle service management and orchestration software platform. The upgraded service platform will include a next generation RESTCONF Northbound API. Integrating with MRV’s family of optical transport and switching platforms, Pro-Vison powers standards-based Yang models, such as those defined by the Open Networking Foundation’s (ONF’s) T-API standard, for…

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Every so often, a new paradigm shift emerges in the telecommunications industry amid a sea of competing “acronyms of the day”. The last such major shift was introduction, followed by widespread adoption, of OAM technologies that finally brought robust, assured Carrier Ethernet services into the mainstream. It took several years before initial recommendations made by MEF evolved into widely-adopted standards driven by organizations such as ITU.

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Mannix O’Connor, Director of Technical Marketing at MRV Communications, provides an industry viewpoint on 100Gbps Carrier Ethernet Technology and the growth and gains that come with it in this Telecom Rambling’s article. With the continuous demand for hyper-scale migrations to the cloud, mobile broadband and high-definition video applications, Communication Service Providers (CSPs) find themselves transforming…

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Last week, MRV Communications announced that it has been named a finalist in this year’s Fierce Innovation Awards 2016: Telecom Edition, a carrier-reviewed awards program from the publisher of Fierce Wireless, Fierce Telecom and Fierce Cable. MRV’s OptiPacket OP-X1, a member of the company’s MEF Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) certified OptiPacket portfolio of metro…

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