MRV Communications™, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRVC) ("MRV®"), a provider of innovative network solutions for service providers, data center operators and enterprises, announced today that the company will be exhibiting and speaking at The Trading Show Chicago 2016, taking place from May 18 to 19, 2016 at the Navy Pier in Chicago, Illinois. The Trading Show brings together leaders in automated trading, quantitative risk management, big data and high-performance computing. MRV will be exhibiting at Booth 203 and will be demonstrating how its innovative solutions can help firms grow profits by significantly reducing latency in their networks. To arrange an onsite meeting with MRV at this event, please email PR@mrv.com.

In a recent deployment, MRV's OptiDriver ® optical transport solution demonstrated latency rates up to 20 times faster than those published by competing technology vendors. With its robust platform and engineering expertise, MRV can help trading firms significantly improve the speed at which they can execute trades. MRV has been delivering best in class packet and optical solutions for mission critical networks for over 25 years, and has over 1,000 field-proven customer deployments worldwide.

Mannix O'Connor, Director of Technical Marketing for MRV, will be speaking about the role optical networking plays for faster trading, and will provide attendees with actionable insight for enabling low latency, optical transport networks. Mr. O'Connor has more than 20 years of experience within the networking industry and will be speaking twice on Wednesday, May 18 th at this year's event:
  • At 10:00am in the Exhibit Hall Seminar Theater, Mr. O'Connor will be presenting on the importance of reducing network latency via fiber optic links.
  • At 4:00pm on the Exhibit Hall Main Stage, Mr. O'Connor will be joining fellow industry experts on the Network Connectivity panel.

"In today's market, there is a race to shave microseconds and nanoseconds from transactions which makes a significant difference for high frequency trading and other time sensitive applications," commented Mannix O'Connor, Director of Technical Marketing for MRV. "MRV's OptiDriver platform dramatically reduces the latency inherent in the fiber optic network, over which the data travels. I look forward to taking a deep dive into this subject at The Trading Show Chicago and providing attendees with key takeaways on how to reduce latency on optical networks to improve the overall speed of their transactions."

Click here to read MRV's application note on designing low latency fiber optic networks for high frequency trading applications. To watch MRV's low latency solutions video, please click here.

For more information on MRV's low latency solutions, please visit MRV's OptiDriver solution page.

About MRV CommunicationsMRV Communications (NASDAQ: MRVC) enables service providers, data center operators and enterprises to make their networks smarter, faster and easier to operate. 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.

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