|[May 17, 2017]
ADTRAN Wins 2017 Leading Lights Award for Most Innovative SDN/SD-WAN Product Strategy
Inc., (NASDAQ:ADTN), a leading provider of next-generation open
networking solutions, today announced that ADTRAN
Mosaic is the winner of the Light Reading (News - Alert) 2017 Leading Lights Awards
in the Most Innovative SDN/SD-WAN Product Strategy (Vendor) category.
The Leading Lights winners were announced at an awards dinner on Monday,
May 15, in Austin, Texas, on the eve of the Big Communications Event (www.bigcommunicationsevent.com).
Now in its 13th year, Leading Lights is the communications
industry's leading awards program, recognizing top companies and
executives each year for their outstanding achievements in
next-generation communications technology, applications, services,
strategies and innovations.
"As telecom and cable operators seek to optimize their networks for
service velocity, agility and differentiation, ADTRAN (News - Alert) Mosaic is the
leading SD-Access solution providing the path to modular,
component-based network architectures that are open, programmable and
scalable," said Gary Bolton (News - Alert), vice president of marketing, ADTRAN. "We
are honored to receive the Leading Lights Award for most innovative
SDN/SD-WAN solution as we work to continue to meet our customers'
evolving network architecture needs. This represents the eighth industry
award for Mosaic."
ADTRAN Mosaic enables service providers to accelerate their path to
SD-Access architecture, allowing them to better compete with emerging
OTT providers operating at web-sale. 10 Gigabit PON and G.fast
technologies, which are being trialed by leading Tier 1 carriers around
the world, are being rapidly on-boarded using ADTRAN Mosaic. The key
components of Mosaic include:
Mosaic Cloud Platform: Combines modular applications that have
been developed in a microservices software architecture with open
source control and orchestration platforms to create open, SDN-based
Mosaic OS: Modular operating system that has been optimized for
SDN programmability, virtualization, high availability and
multi-vendor app integration
Programmable Network Functions: Multi-vendor networking
solutions, whether physical network elements or cloud-based virtual
functions, that are integrated natively within Mosaic cloud platform
or any other open, SDN controller-based management architecture
"The quality and number of submissions we received this year across all
of our categories, which this year included specialist awards for
Outstanding Communications Technology Vision and Most Innovative 5G
Technology Strategy, was testament to the innovation that underpins
developments in the global communications industry and once again showed
how seriously the industry takes this awards program," said Light
Reading International Group Editor Ray Le Maistre. "The winners, and all
of the finalists, can be proud of their achievements, as can the quartet
of Hall of Fame inductees. Congratulations to all!"
A complete list of all of the 2017 Leading Lights awards winners can be
found here: http://www.lightreading.com/bce/leading-lights-2017-the-winners/d/d-id/732837
Judging was conducted by Light Reading's editors and the analyst team
from Heavy Reading (http://www.heavyreading.com).
ADTRAN, Inc. is a leading global provider of networking and
communications equipment. ADTRAN's products enable voice, data, video
and Internet communications across a variety of network infrastructures.
ADTRAN solutions are currently in use by service providers, private
enterprises, government organizations, and millions of individual users
worldwide. For more information, please visit www.adtran.com.
About Light Reading
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