SOURCE: ADVA AG Optical Networking

March 08, 2010 08:07 ET

JAPAN'S KDDI SELECTS ADVA OPTICAL NETWORKING TO DELIVER HIGHLY RELIABLE MANAGED WDM SERVICE

MARTINSRIED/MUNICH, GERMANY--(Marketwire - March 8, 2010) - ADVA AG Optical Networking / JAPAN'S KDDI SELECTS ADVA OPTICAL NETWORKING TO DELIVER HIGHLY RELIABLE MANAGED WDM SERVICE processed and transmitted by Hugin AS. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

ADVA FSP 3000 platform delivers scalability, reliability and native protocoltransport to enable first-class enterprise solutions

Tokyo and Martinsried/Munich, Germany. March 8, 2010. ADVA Optical Networking http://www.advaoptical.com/default.aspx?id=2&utm_source=prweb&utm_medium=on line pr&pi_campaign_id=9183&utm_campaign=100308KDDI today announced that KDDI Corporation (KDDI), one of Japan's largest communications service providers, has deployed the ADVA FSP 3000 http://www.advaoptical.com/default.aspx?id=462&utm_source=prweb&utm_medium= onli nepr&pi_campaign_id=9183&utm_campaign=100308KDDI Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM http://www.advaoptical.com/default.aspx?id=676&utm_source=prweb&utm_medium= onli nepr&pi_campaign_id=9183&utm_campaign=100308KDDI) solution as the platform for delivery of its high-availability enterprise solution called "Managed WDM Service". Several enterprises have already selected this service, and the services have been deployed and implemented. Delivered as part of the KDDI managed services to enterprises, ADVA Optical Networking's FSP 3000 platform was selected over platforms from competing vendors because of its reliability, scalability, various Fibre Channel interfaces and top-class certified interoperability. The ADVA FSP 3000 was also chosen for its superior functionality and energy efficiency.

KDDI's "Managed WDM Service" is offered from the Kanto area in Japan. The carrier's enterprise solutions network is built on advanced fiber optics and provides 1- and 10Gbit/s Ethernet and 1- and 2Gbit/s Fibre Channel interfaces. Recognizing the growing customer requirement for sophisticated, high- speed connectivity, KDDI implemented its WDM service menu to address the need for multiple protocols within enterprise networks. With the ability to support native gigabit Ethernet and Fibre Channel, the ADVA FSP 3000 platform can transport native protocols across multiple wavelengths, depending on the customer's requirements.

"We selected ADVA Optical Networking to deliver our primary solution because we needed a highly reliable network," explained Mr. Yasuhisa Yamada, director of the Data Network Product Planning Department from KDDI. "Enterprise customers today cannot tolerate network downtime, and they need the flexibility to expand network services as their business changes. As a provider of mission- critical enterprise solutions http://www.advaoptical.com/default.aspx?id=1118&utm_source=prweb&utm_medium =onl inepr&pi_campaign_id=9183&utm_campaign=100308KDDI, our focus is on offering these flexible solutions with the highest rates of total customer satisfaction. The ADVA Optical Networking platform supports these goals extremely well."

"KDDI is a world-class service provider with a customer base that expects excellence," stated Hideto Kaga, managing director of ADVA Optical Networking Japan. "We quickly understood this provider's need for scalability so it could design high-capacity solutions for enterprises of all sizes. The ADVA FSP 3000 platform enables flexibility in design, as well as delivery of reliable, secure bandwidth across distance. We look forward to continued work with this innovative customer."

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ABOUT ADVA OPTICAL NETWORKING ADVA Optical Networking (FSE: ADV) is a global provider of intelligent telecommunications infrastructure solutions. With software- automated Optical+Ethernet transmission technology, the Company builds the foundation for high-speed, next-generation networks. The Company's FSP product family adds scalability and intelligence to customers' networks while removing complexity and cost. With a flexible and fast-moving organization, ADVA Optical Networking forges close partnerships with its customers to meet the growing demand for data, storage, voice and video services. Thanks to reliable performance for more than 15 years, the Company has become a trusted partner for more than 250 carriers and 10,000 enterprises across the globe. For more information, please visit us at www.advaoptical.com http://www.advaoptical.com/.

ABOUT KDDI CORPORATION KDDI is the only Japanese information and communications company that comprehensively provides all communications services, from fixed to mobile. KDDI is aggressively working towards realization of the coming Ubiquitous Network Society through its ability to develop leading-edge fixed and mobile communications networks and services to support them, and through the ability to carry out technical R&D at a level unsurpassed anywhere. For more information, visit www.kddi.com http://www.kddi.com/ or www.kddi.com/english/index.html http://www.kddi.com/english/index.html.

PUBLISHED BY: ADVA AG Optical Networking, Martinsried/Munich and Meiningen, Germany ADVA Optical Networking North America, Inc., Norcross, Georgia, USA ADVA Optical Networking (Shenzhen) Ltd., Shenzhen, China ADVA Optical Networking Corp., Tokyo, Japan www.advaoptical.com http://www.advaoptical.com/

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