Stock Exchange Of Thailand Deploys ADVA FSP 3000 For Mission-Critical Data Transport

BANGKOK, Thailand, Oct. 9, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
ADVA Optical Networking announced today thatthe  Stock  Exchange  of  Thailand  has  deployed the ADVA FSP 3000 for mission-critical  storage  area  network  (SAN)  connectivity.  Focusing  primarily uponbusiness  continuity and disaster  recovery applications, the  ADVA FSP 3000 wasspecifically  chosen because of  its proven success  in other financial networksaround  the  world.  The  Thailand  Stock  Exchange  is  now  able  to transportinformation  between data centers with low latency, high availability and robustsecurity.  The ADVA FSP 3000 was installed and will be maintained by Stream I.T.Consulting."Trust is the cornerstone of our business. It's something we pride ourselves on.It's  what our customers  expect from us,  it's what we  expect from ourselves,"said  Mr.  Thirapun  Sanpakit,  senior  vice presidentgroup head, IT Operations,Stock  Exchange of Thailand. "An always-on and  dependable network is a key partof  this trust. Our data is critical  to our success and our customers' success.They  need to know data is safe, secure  and readily available. The team at ADVAOptical Networking understands these demands. That's why we've been working withthem for many years. Our trust in their team and their technology is unwavering.They  are always  there, always  available. Ultimately,  we trust  them with ourbusiness."Another  key  to  ADVA  Optical  Networking's  long-term  success with the StockExchange  of Thailand is its  certification record. The ADVA  FSP 3000 is one ofthe  few  products  within  the  industry  to  have  such  a  wealth of industryaccreditation.  It  is  officially  certified  by  all  leading storage vendors,including  IBM and Brocade. This level  of certification ensures high degrees ofinteroperability  and plug-and-play simplicity.  Matching such ease  of use withperformance is key for the Stock Exchange of Thailand, enabling them to focus ontheir business and not their network. In this environment, the network becomes akey differentiator and a true business asset."The  Stock Exchange of Thailand has a genuine understanding of their customers'needs,  of what  it takes  to help  them succeed.  It's part  of who  they are,"commented  Thomas Yeo, senior director, Greater  China and South East Asia, ADVAOptical  Networking. "Their  network is  a key  part of  this and is continuallybeing  developed to provide  the best customer  experience possible. This is whythe  ADVA FSP 3000 is so important. It enables the Stock Exchange of Thailand totake   their  services  to  the  next  level,  to  develop  even  more  businessopportunities  for their customers. This  is what sets them  apart. They have aninnate  understanding of how to leverage their  network to drive an even greatervalue proposition. It's this drive that makes working with them so exciting.""The Stock Exchange of Thailand and ADVA Optical Networking share one key visionand  this  is  to  provide  the  best  customer experience possible," said PinyoKumpookaew,  Enterprise Solution director, Stream  I.T. Consulting. "Our role isto  ensure that there are no missed steps, no missed opportunities to developinga  network that  fulfills all  expectations. There  can be  no question  that weachieved  this here. The Stock Exchange of  Thailand has a network that not onlyexceeds  expectations today, but that will continue  to do so in the future. Itsinherent  scalability  will  ensure  that  it  meets  all  customer  demands andtransports all data in the fastest and most secure way possible."                                     # # #About ADVA Optical NetworkingADVA  Optical Networking is a  global provider of intelligent telecommunicationsinfrastructure  solutions. With software-automated Optical+Ethernet transmissiontechnology,  the Company  builds the  foundation for high-speed, next-generationnetworks.  The Company's FSP product family adds scalability and intelligence tocustomers'  networks while  removing complexity  and cost.  With a  flexible andfast-moving organization, ADVA Optical Networking forges close partnerships withits  customers to  meet the  growing demand  for data,  storage, voice and videoservices. Thanks to reliable performance for two decades, the Company has becomea  trusted partner for more than  250 carriers and 10,000 enterprises across theglobe. For more information, please visit www.advaoptical.com.About The Stock Exchange of ThailandThe Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) is the national stock exchange of Thailand.It is located in Bangkok. As of 31 December 2011, the Stock Exchange of Thailandhad  545 listed companies  with a  combined market  capitalization of  Thai Bath8,490 billion.  The indices of the stock exchange are SET Index, SET50 Index andSET100 Index. The index's all-time high level was 1,789 set in January 1994. Formore information, please visit www.set.or.th.About Stream I.T. ConsultingStream  I.T.  Consulting  Ltd.  was  established  on  November  1998 and is fastbecoming one of the leading Systems Integration and IT consultancies in Thailandtoday.  Since  its  foundation,  the  consultancy  has  earned a reputation as areliable  provider of strategic  business systems to  local clients and is knownfor  its strengths  particularly in  the Banking  and Telecom  sectors. For moreinformation, please visit us at www.stream.co.th.Published By:ADVA Optical Networking SE, Martinsried/Munich and Meiningen, Germanywww.advaoptical.comFor Press:Gareth Spencet +44 1904 699 358public-relations(at)advaoptical.comFor Investors:Wolfgang Guessgent +49 89 89 0665 940investor-relations(at)advaoptical.com[HUG#1734253]