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ADVA Optical Networking and HEP Group Pioneer 100G High-Speed Optical
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ADVA FSP 3000 Connects Croatian Cities in Future-Proof Network
ADVA Optical Networking and the Croatian
government's national electricity company, Hrvatska Elektroprivreda (HEP
today announced the country's first deployment of 100G technology.
companies - in collaboration with their regional partner ITeRATIO -
successful 100G deployment over a distance of more than 400km
Croatian cities of Zagreb and Split. This success highlights the
commitment to developing the country's network infrastructure and
significantly boost HEP's network capacity and performance.
"This 100G introduction is the next step in the drive to modernize the
communications infrastructure and significantly improve the
flexibility of our networks," said Zelimir Pibercnik, director of
Telecommunications, HEP Group. "We invested over EUR 3.3 million
million) upgrading our nation-wide network infrastructure to 10G in
with ADVA Optical Networking. Now, with 100G we will continue to work
to address the growing demand for high-speed data transmission,
investment in the region for years to come."
The HEP Group is the Croatian national electricity, heat and gas
company with over 2.3 million customers and has been responsible
country's energy production, transmission and distribution for over a
Its infrastructure includes 25 hydroelectric and 8 thermal power plants as
as an extensive transmission and distribution network with 24
transformers spread over 140 thousand kilometers of lines. It is the
company in the country to pioneer 100G technology, giving it a crucial
in supporting development in the region.
"This is the first time that such technology has been deployed in
there is huge potential for growth here. We're excited to be working with
drive new opportunities," commented Andreas Jelinek, director, sales
Europe, ADVA Optical Networking. "100G dramatically cuts down on
reduces the operational complexity of networks. Adopting this technology
HEP will have the network capacity to develop future services and
both for government and private enterprise, driving forward the
development agenda and giving it a real competitive edge."
The successful deployment, using BERT, RFC 2544 and EXFO FTB-500
measurements, demonstrates how the ADVA FSP 3000 can be deployed to
speeds of 100G through a simple, quick and cost-effective upgrade
existing optical network infrastructure. The solution allows for the
network capacity while driving down the cost per bit of transmitted data.
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About ADVA Optical Networking
ADVA Optical Networking is a global provider of intelligent
infrastructure solutions. With software-automated Optical+Ethernet
technology, the Company builds the foundation for high-speed,
networks. The Company's FSP product family adds scalability and
customers' networks while removing complexity and cost. With a flexible and
fast-moving organization, ADVA Optical Networking forges close partnerships
its customers to meet the growing demand for data, storage, voice and video
services. Thanks to reliable performance for more than 15 years, the
become a trusted partner for more than 250 carriers and 10,000 enterprises
across the globe. For more information, please visit us at
About the HEP Group
Hrvatska Elektroprivreda (HEP Group) is the Croatian national
company which has been engaged in electricity production,
distribution for more than one century, and with heat supply and
distribution for the past few decades. Hrvatska Elektroprivreda is
the form of a holding company with a number of subsidiary companies,
parent company, HEP d.d., performing the function of HEP Group
management and guaranteeing the conditions for the secure and
electricity supply to customers. For further information on the HEP Group
About ITeRATIO d.d.
ITeRATIO d.d. was founded in October 2007 and focuses on
systems for Operators based on IP/DWDM/OTN/NG-xDH/xPON technologies -
network design, equipment distribution and installation, project
system integration and maintenance. ITeRATIO d.d. focuses on providing
best-in-class SLA, and has established a comprehensive infrastructure to
enable it to
support its customers and partners in the domestic and regional
more information please visit www.iteratio.hr.
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