To improve the efficiency and the quality of a service within a network, ADVA Optical Networking has participated in the Brocade (News - Alert) Developer Program, which will enable enterprise customers the ability to efficiently roll-out next-generation data center technologies between their sites.
According to a press release, ADVA (News - Alert) Optical Networking’s optical transmission technologies provide the platforms for IT decision-makers to gain efficiencies by implementing solutions across multiple sites.
Christoph Glingener, CTO of ADVA Optical Networking (News - Alert) stated that, “ADVA Optical Networking has a long history of providing best-in-breed solutions for the enterprise and data-center marketplace, and by working with Brocade, the companys continue to innovate and to be the first to introduce new technologies. “
He said that two market-leading companies in the data center space will allow customers to adapt new technologies like 16G Fiber Channel (FC) and Data Center Bridging (DCB) much more quickly and with the certainty that it will interoperate successfully.
The company’s flagship product, the FSP 3000, is able to transport several Terabit/s of data capacity over virtually any distance, enabling customers to cost effectively transfer any type of Fiber Channel and Enhanced Ethernet traffic between data centers. The FSP 3000 supports all FC data rates as well as 10G FCIP/FCoE (Fiber Channel over Internet Protocol/Fiber Channel over Ethernet).
Patric Chang (News - Alert), director of strategic alliances at Brocade said that the main purpose behind the Brocade Developer Program is to continually drive innovation through end-to-end testing of complementary networking products so that customers can continue to deploy new solutions with confidence and ADVA Optical Networking’s inclusion within the program provides its customers with a level of assurance that their solutions have met the rigors of an enterprise data center environment.
In other company news, TMCnet reported that ADVA Optical Networking has successfully carried out the trial of a direct detection 100 gigabit/s solution in the metro network of a well-known European telecommunications carrier.
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Edited by Jennifer Russell