TMC Honors MRV Communications’ OptiPacket OP-X1 with Award

MRV’s OP-X1 Carrier Ethernet 100G Access Solution is Recognized for Exceptional Innovation

CHATSWORTH, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep. 8, 2016– MRV CommunicationsTM, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRVC) (“MRV®”), a global provider of innovative packet and optical solutions for service providers, data center operators and enterprises, today announced that its OptiPacket® OP-X1 Carrier Ethernet 100G access solution has earned a 2016 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award from TMC, the publisher of leading industry publications including Cloud Computing, IoT Evolution, Customer, and Internet Telephony.

The OP-X1, a member of MRV’s OptiPacket portfolio of metro service edge solutions, combines the features and expertise of MRV’s optical and packet product suites. As the industry’s first purpose-built 100G Ethernet access device, the OP-X1 platform addresses the growing need for higher bandwidth, driven by the increased and ongoing adoption of cloud services. The OP-X1’s innovative hardware and software architectures future-proof the solution in anticipation of customers’ evolution to next generation networks. The OP-X1 solution is expertly designed to extend 100G Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) capabilities to the metro access and network-to-network interconnects with scalability to thousands of CE services, advanced OAM and traffic management. In addition, the OP-X1 offers a migration path to the new paradigm of an on-demand, dynamic and assured network-as-a-service (NaaS) model.

“It is an honor to be recognized by the TMC judges for this prestigious award. Transformational and software programmable 100G devices, like MRV’s OP-X1, represent a major step forward that enable service providers to streamline wholesale and retail 100G high-capacity services,” commented Zeev Draer, Vice President of Strategic Marketing for MRV. “In addition to bandwidth extension, the OP-X1 provides service demarcation between the service provider and subscribers or network operators. Plus, the OP-X1 delivers intelligent visibility into 100G traffic flows through the collection of analytical data, real-time snapshots of capacity usage, SLA performances, and user experience details. We are proud of this solution and grateful to be recognized for its innovation and leadership.”

“Congratulations to MRV Communications for being honored with a Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award,” said Rich Tehrani, Chief Executive Officer of TMC. “The OP-X1 is truly an innovative product and is amongst the best solutions brought to market in the past twelve months that facilitates business-transforming voice, data and video communications. I look forward to continued excellence from MRV in 2017 and beyond.”

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 and follow us on Twitter @MRVC.

About TMC

TMC is a global, integrated media company that supports clients’ goals by building communities in print, online, and face to face. TMC publishes multiple magazines including Cloud Computing, IoT Evolution, Customer, and Internet Telephony. TMCnet is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries, and is read by as many as one million unique visitors monthly. TMC produces a variety of trade events, including ITEXPO, the world’s leading business technology event, as well as industry events: Asterisk World; AstriCon; ChannelVision (CVx) Expo; DevCon5 – HTML5 & Mobile App Developer Conference; IoT Evolution Conference & Expo; IoT Evolution Developers Conference; MSP Expo; Real Time Web Communications and more. For more information about TMC, visit

Want more information?

If you would like more information on this news story, or any of our products and services, please contact us by clicking the button below, or ring us on +44(0)1691 680 830.

Follow us on Social Media:

Twitter LinkedIn Facebook


No Comments

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.