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.Details
In 1977 Ken Olsen, Founder of DEC said, “There is no reason for any individual to have a computer in his home.” Boy, was he proven wrong. The apocryphal Bill Gates quote that “640k of RAM ought to be enough for anybody” also shows the risk of predicting the future in the rapidly changing world…Details
MRV has recently joined MEF’s Managed Access E-line (MAEL) project. So, what is MAEL and why does MRV think it’s important? In order to understand this, let’s first look at how a Carrier Ethernet service is constructed and managed today, in cases where the service is spanned across more than one operator network. MEF uses…Details
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…Details
It was a busy week for team MRV, with two major events taking place – MEF16, where MRV made a big splash, and Euro-IX 29, which took place from November 6-8 in Krakow, Poland. Founded by the European Internet Exchange Association, Euro-IX 29 brought together an array of Internet exchange owners and operators to discuss…Details
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…Details
MRV announced today their collaboration to demonstrate a NFV-based virtual customer premise equipment (vCPE) solution that enables next generation application awareness at the service providers’ access network. Compared to the traditional approach, NFV-based application awareness provides substantial benefits such as reduced time-to-market for new services, decreased operational expenditures and an improved customer quality of experience…Details
The MRV team is headed to MEF16, November 7-10, in Baltimore, Maryland at the Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor Hotel and will be at Booth 205. The focus of this year’s MEF event is, enabling “Third Network” services for the digital economy & the hyper-connected world. Attendees can expect to experience amazing networking opportunities, insight to…Details
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MRV Communications wrapped up a successful year with The INCOMPAS Show in Dallas, Texas. From booth #113 to the show floor, Team MRV used the past two days to connect with current and potential clients – forging stronger relationships throughout the industry. Not able to attend? Enjoy these images taken by the team! The INCOMPAS…Details