The ADVA FSP 150 plays a strategic role in this new enterprise network, delivering previously unattainable levels of service intelligence and end-to-end service management that are vital for meeting the exacting demands of our enterprise customers
Paris, France and Martinsried/Munich, Germany (Vocus) May 27, 2008
ADVA Optical Networking today announced that P&TLuxembourg, the leading fixed and mobile telephone operator in Luxembourg, has deployed the ADVA FSP 150 to offer intelligent Ethernet services to enterprise customers. Connecting major cities throughout the country, P&TLuxembourg's new network is built on a foundation of IP over fiber, and uses the ADVA FSP 150 to deliver a range of intelligent Ethernet services with unparalleled last-mile flexibility, control and management.
"The ADVA FSP 150 plays a strategic role in this new enterprise network, delivering previously unattainable levels of service intelligence and end-to-end service management that are vital for meeting the exacting demands of our enterprise customers," stated Carlo Richartz, head of backbone deployment at P&TLuxembourg. "As we continue to roll out innovative next-generation business solutions, we require a last-mile technology that can scale to meet our demands and deliver a Quality of Service (QoS) that we and our customers expect. ADVA Optical Networking's market-leading FSP 150 platform provides the solution."
The ADVA FSP 150, featuring Etherjack® technology, provides P&TLuxembourg with intelligent demarcation, stringent monitoring of data from the network core to the customer premise, verification of strict Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and remote Operations, Administration and Maintenance (OAM). Designed to carry both Fast Ethernet (FE) and Gigabit Ethernet (GbE), the ADVA FSP 150 simplifies the management and transport of bandwidth-intensive broadband services throughout the network, enabling P&TLuxembourg to significantly reduce operational costs and rapidly respond to customer demands.
"P&TLuxembourg is continually striving to offer its customers the most competitive network solutions available," commented Fabrice Jean, vice president, sales western Europe and Latin America for ADVA Optical Networking. "This new enterprise network is a further example of how P&TLuxembourg is using next-generation solutions to meet its customers' demands. By deploying the ADVA FSP 150 as its access technology, P&TLuxembourg will benefit from a highly intelligent, scalable and flexible networking platform."
The ADVA FSP 150 is compliant with all standard Institute of Electronics and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) specifications, including the latest 802.3ah (Ethernet in the First Mile, EFM) and 802.1ag (Connectivity Fault Management, CFM) specifications. It features compliance with the new ITU-T Y.1731 standard for advanced Ethernet OAM, and has also been rigorously designed for Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) compliance.
ABOUT ADVA OPTICAL NETWORKING
ADVA Optical Networking (FSE: ADV) is at the forefront of providing Optical+Ethernet solutions that advance next-generation networks for data, storage, voice and video services. Our company's strength comes from passionate and dedicated employees, all sharing a common vision: a fast, customized response to customers' ever-changing needs. Our innovative FSP products and strong customer focus provide carriers and enterprises the ability to scale their networks and deliver intelligent, competitive new services. ADVA Optical Networking's solutions have been deployed at more than 200 carriers and 10,000 enterprises around the world. For further information about ADVA Optical Networking: http://www.advaoptical.com.
P&T (Post and Telecommunications) Luxembourg is the number one postal and telecom carrier in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. P&T also offers financial services. With 2,900 employees, the company provides high quality services to residential and professional customers, including financial and European institutions. P&TLuxembourg also operates an international data network for its professional customers: http://www.teralink.biz. The company is headquartered in Luxembourg (http://www.pt.lu)
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