With MEF certification now complete for the OptiPacket and OptiSwitch platforms, MRV can now provide CE 2.0 service within any network from core to access. MRV's end to end network portfolio enables major Tier 1 carriers and service providers to quickly deploy new, standards-based 100 GbE scalable services with guaranteed Service Level Agreement (SLA) performance."Increases in mobile traffic and the need to access cloud services are driving communications service providers (CSPs) to look for ways to swiftly and economically deploy scalable and efficient bandwidth solutions," commented Adam Scheer, Senior Vice President of Product Line Management and Corporate Development for MRV. "MRV's OptiPacket 100 GbE solution addresses that growing need for bandwidth and, with the MEF CE 2.0 certification, ensures customers will have flexibility in how they build out their networks and confidence that they can reliably meet current and future requirements." "MEF congratulates MRV for CE 2.0 certification of its innovative OptiPacket 100 GbE access platform," commented Nan Chen, President, MEF. "This certification sets the global standard for Carrier Ethernet equipment and services, establishing a trusted baseline for recognition and differentiation of superior offerings that underpin Third Network innovation. MRV's achievement of these high standards speaks to its dedication and commitment to providing the most progressive and effective solutions available." For more information on MEF and its certification process, please click here. For more information on MRV's OptiPacket product portfolio, please click here. About the MEF The MEF is the driving force enabling agile, assured and orchestrated Third Network services for the digital economy and the hyper-connected world, with user-directed control over network resources and cloud connectivity. Optimized for real-time, QoS-enabled, secured traffic and integration of value-added network functions-as-a-service, Third Network services are delivered over automated, virtualized, and interconnected networks globally powered by LSO, SDN, and NFV.
The MEF leverages its global 200+ network operators and technology vendor community, builds upon the robust $80 billion Carrier Ethernet market, and provides a practical evolution to the Third Network with LSO, SDN, and NFV implementations that build upon a CE 2.0 foundation. The MEF has established a technical and implementation framework that includes architecture, information models, service definitions, operational processes, open source community, and certification programs. MEF work is conducted internally and - under the guidance of the MEF UNITE program - in collaboration with global standards organizations and open source projects. For more information, see www.MEF.net.About MRV Communications MRV 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.