"Network operators today demand a high level of centralized control along with the ability to streamline and automate the provisioning and management of a multitude of new and dynamic applications. Pro-Vision is designed to support those efforts, while giving service providers the tools necessary for full lifecycle service orchestration (LSO). As software defined networking (SDN) and NFV increase in relevance and networks continue to evolve, products such as Pro-Vision and OP-X1 will only grow in importance. We are proud to have our achievement recognized by Lightwave. These products are a testament to our ongoing innovation.""On behalf of the Lightwave Innovation Reviews, I would like to congratulate MRV on its impressive score for Pro-Vision and the OptiPacket OP-X1," said Lightwave Group Publisher, Rob Stuehrk. "This competitive, unbiased program celebrates the most original and innovative products in the optical networking industry. We are pleased to recognize MRV for its meaningful contributions to the optical networking industry." Watch Lightwave's video featuring MRV's Pro-Vision and OptiPacket OP-X1 products by visiting http://www.mrv.com/resources/videos/mrv-high-scoring-2016-lightwave-innovation-award-recipient. About LIGHTWAVE For more than 30 years, Lightwave ( www.lightwaveonline.com) has delivered trusted technical, application and business insights to senior-level decision makers for optical communications worldwide. Lightwave serves technology vendors, communications carriers and major enterprises with a complete and nuanced picture of the optical communications business environment. Lightwave is a valued information source for information related to FTTx, networking, equipment design, MSO optics, and test and measurement for corporate executives, department heads, project managers, network engineers and others making strategic decisions that are critical to the success of their businesses. Lightwave is a unit of PennWell Corporation. About the 2016 Lightwave Innovation Reviews The Lightwave Innovation Reviews is in its third year of recognizing and celebrating the industry's most unique products and solutions that help optical communications professionals worldwide drive improvements and innovation in optical technology. Executives from Verizon, LightCounting Market Research, Cisco, Lumentum, and Huawei were among the third-party judges for the 2016 Innovation Reviews. Criteria used in the Innovation Awards rankings include, first and foremost: unique technology or application thereof, innovation, ease of use, efficiency, reliability and contribution to profitability.
About MRV CommunicationsMRV Communications (NASDAQ: MRVC) enables service providers and data center operators to make their networks smarter, faster and more efficient. MRV's end-to-end portfolio includes innovative packet, optical and software platforms designed for flexibility and reliability. To learn more about MRV visit www.mrv.com and follow us on Twitter @MRVC.