MRV Communications, Inc. (OTC Pink Sheets: MRVC) (“MRV” or the “Company”), a leading provider of optical communications network infrastructure equipment and integration and managed services, announced today that a team of senior experts will share their insight and first-hand experience in optical transport, Ethernet exchanges, mobile backhaul and data center interconnection, among other hot topics, at four upcoming global speaking engagements.

“Through our involvement in a variety of industry events, standards organizations and technical conferences, MRV plays an active role in the dialog surrounding next-generation access and transport technologies,” said David Stehlin, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for MRV’s Optical Communications Systems (OCS) division. “Our presenters’ diversified understanding of Carrier Ethernet access, optical transport and WDM will make them a valuable asset to these key industry events.”

Experts from MRV will highlight customer-specific examples and reference real-life deployments at the following conferences:
  • LINX73Presenter: Stuart Williams, Sales DirectorPresentation: The Role of Optical Transport for Ethernet ExchangesVenue & Time: Congress Centre, London, U.K., May 17, at 11:20 AM
  • Packet-Optical Transport Evolution 2011: It's Decision TimePresenter: Shlomo Groisman, Optical Transport and WDM Product Line ManagerPresentation: Optical Networking for the Data CenterThis session will discuss the future of optical networking for data center connectivity. Topics will include the role of 40GigE, the migration to 100GigE, solutions for low-latency networking, and the role of optical networking in cloud computing.Venue & Time: The Marriott Marquis, New York, NY, May 18, at 2:30 PM
  • Mobile Broadband Summit & Expo, June 1-2, IndiaPresenter: Chen Genossar, VP, Sales, South East AsiaPresentation: Seamless TDM to Packet Evolution Strategies for the Backhaul NetworkThis presentation will explore whether hybrid TDM/packet models are best suited to the Indian market, or whether Indian carriers should evolve to pure packet backhaul straight away.Venue & Time: Le Meridien, New Delhi, India, June 1, at 11:35 AM
  • AMS-IX "More IP"Presenter: Eli Laufer, VP, Research and Development, MRV OCS DivisionPresentation: More Optical IPAMS-IX, one of the world’s largest Internet exchanges, and MRV will speak about the role of 100G in Ethernet exchange services.Venue & Time: De Rode Hoed, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, June 9, at 10:00 AM

About MRV Communications, Inc.

MRV Communications, Inc. is a leading global provider of carrier Ethernet, WDM optical transport, infrastructure management equipment and solutions, as well as network integration and managed services. MRV’s solutions enable the delivery and provisioning of next-generation optical transport and carrier Ethernet services over any fiber infrastructure. MRV provides equipment and services worldwide to telecommunications service providers, enterprises, and governments, enabling network evolution and increasing efficiency, while reducing complexity and costs. Through its subsidiaries, MRV operates R&D centers in North America and Europe, along with support centers and sales offices around the world. For more information about MRV, visit

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