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Primeur weekly 2014-12-22

Focus

SimScale engineering simulation platform is perfectly running in a web browser now ...

EuroFlash

RSC Group has entered in the Top10 of the world leading supercomputer vendors by TOP500 list ...

ISC High Performance introduces workshops in 2015 ...

ADVA Optical Networking transforms fiber access networks with new Access Link Monitoring solution ...

Telindus Telecom deploys ADVA Optical Networking's encryption technology to secure operator network and Cloud services ...

Institute of Aircraft Design at the University of Stuttgart selects Bright Cluster Manager for its HPC data centre ...

Imec partners with Huawei on high-bandwidth optical data link technology ...

Six new projects enabling scientific discovery to start in 2015 ...

ENTRA: Better software cuts computer energy use ...

USFlash

Cray awarded $30 million contract from the Department of Defense High Performance Computing Modernization Programme ...

High Performance Computing Modernization Programme (HPCMP) doubles capabilities ...

Ancient wisdom boosts sustainability of biotech cotton ...

Compute Canada attracts High Performance Computing talent to lead upgrades to the national advanced research platform ...

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory a major contributor to Washington state economy ...

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs taps IBM Watson to help accelerate and enhance care delivery ...

More than 100 teams expected for ASC15, road-showed at Melbourne and Nanjing ...

Stanford team combines logic, memory to build a 'high-rise' chip ...

Tulane has one of the world's fastest computers ...

Funding ended for University of California High-Performance AstroComputing Center ...

Simulations at NERSC help illuminate attosecond laser experiment findings ...

Riding a 100G InfiniBand backbone, InfiniCortex, the Intercontinental Supercomputing Architecture, debuts in New Orleans ...

Quantum physics just got less complicated ...

Switching to spintronics ...

Lasers, multiple languages support and more with wysiwyg R34 ...

ADVA Optical Networking transforms fiber access networks with new Access Link Monitoring solution

9 Dec 2014 Martinsried - ADVA Optical Networking has launched its new FSP 3000 Access Link Monitoring (ALM) solution in a clear response to operators' demands for greater insights into their rapidly expanding fiber access networks. With strong demand for a growing range of dark fiber access applications, including mobile fronthaul, mobile backhaul, business and wholesale, operators are looking for new ways to obtain continuous real-time performance data. This level of network intelligence will enable operators to sell dark fiber services with stringent Service Level Agreements (SLAs) at little extra cost - something that was not possible until now. The opportunity to develop new revenue sources here is profound. The ADVA FSP 3000 ALM is currently in trials with several major operators and will be commercially available in early 2015.

"Access networks are undergoing a radical transformation. Fiber is moving closer and closer to the end user", stated Christoph Glingener, CTO, ADVA Optical Networking. "But with this transformation comes the need for insight, for intelligence combined with cost-efficiency. As operators rapidly build their fiber access networks, they need to ensure they’re able to fully leverage their potential. Until now, applications that did not allow for active demarcation devices defaulted back to un-lit service models. Our ADVA FSP 3000 ALM solution with Optojack technology changes everything. This deceptively simple concept will forever change how operators sell their access applications. For the first time, they will be able to precisely monitor every aspect of their un-lit fiber access networks. For the first time, they will be able to offer strict SLAs. We're talking about a new class of service offerings, a new source of revenue opportunity."

The ADVA FSP 3000 ALM is a small, non-intrusive device that operates independently of data networking equipment. This separation of fiber monitoring from services and applications enables the ADVA FSP 3000 ALM to monitor fiber access networks regardless of the bitrate and protocol the overlaying service is using. The ADVA FSP 3000 ALM provides complete visibility into the health of fiber links by analyzing reflections of a non-intrusive test signal in continuous real-time. Such detailed monitoring provides operators with up-to-the-second knowledge of their fiber plant and an understanding of where and what action may need to be taken to ensure continued service availability. It can simultaneously monitor up to 16 fiber access tails and supports distances of 30km.

"When you listen closely to your customers, when you really understand what they want and what technology will make a difference to their bottom line, you can achieve extraordinary things", commented Brian Protiva, CEO, ADVA Optical Networking. "This has been our guiding principal for many years and it’s what drove the development of the ADVA FSP 3000 ALM. The demand for streaming video and Cloud services has driven the rapid build out of fiber access networks and operators no longer want to rent or lease dark fiber assets unmonitored. Our research teams and engineers have crafted something so small but something with huge potential. We're already trialing the ADVA FSP 3000 ALM with several operators and are in discussions with others. The response here has been incredible. When you’re suddenly able to open up new revenue opportunities and offer your customers new levels of service, you have something truly compelling."
Source: ADVA Optical Networking

Back to Table of contents

Primeur weekly 2014-12-22

Focus

SimScale engineering simulation platform is perfectly running in a web browser now ...

EuroFlash

RSC Group has entered in the Top10 of the world leading supercomputer vendors by TOP500 list ...

ISC High Performance introduces workshops in 2015 ...

ADVA Optical Networking transforms fiber access networks with new Access Link Monitoring solution ...

Telindus Telecom deploys ADVA Optical Networking's encryption technology to secure operator network and Cloud services ...

Institute of Aircraft Design at the University of Stuttgart selects Bright Cluster Manager for its HPC data centre ...

Imec partners with Huawei on high-bandwidth optical data link technology ...

Six new projects enabling scientific discovery to start in 2015 ...

ENTRA: Better software cuts computer energy use ...

USFlash

Cray awarded $30 million contract from the Department of Defense High Performance Computing Modernization Programme ...

High Performance Computing Modernization Programme (HPCMP) doubles capabilities ...

Ancient wisdom boosts sustainability of biotech cotton ...

Compute Canada attracts High Performance Computing talent to lead upgrades to the national advanced research platform ...

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory a major contributor to Washington state economy ...

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs taps IBM Watson to help accelerate and enhance care delivery ...

More than 100 teams expected for ASC15, road-showed at Melbourne and Nanjing ...

Stanford team combines logic, memory to build a 'high-rise' chip ...

Tulane has one of the world's fastest computers ...

Funding ended for University of California High-Performance AstroComputing Center ...

Simulations at NERSC help illuminate attosecond laser experiment findings ...

Riding a 100G InfiniBand backbone, InfiniCortex, the Intercontinental Supercomputing Architecture, debuts in New Orleans ...

Quantum physics just got less complicated ...

Switching to spintronics ...

Lasers, multiple languages support and more with wysiwyg R34 ...