ADVA OPTICAL NETWORKING’S FSP 2000 FORMS THE FOUNDATION FOR OPENREACH’S OPTICAL SPECTRUM ACCESS SERVICES
Platform enables high-capacity WAN and SAN services to end users with need for reliable, secure services across the U.K.
York, U.K. and Martinsried/Munich, Germany. December 1, 2009. ADVA Optical Networking today announced that BT’s UK-based access network arm, Openreach, is deploying the ADVA FSP 2000 to support its nationwide Optical Spectrum Access (OSA) services. With OSA, Openreach’s customers enjoy very high-bandwidth connectivity between two end-user sites. The services are particularly well-suited for Wide Area Network (WAN) and Storage Area Network (SAN) applications where multiple client interfaces are involved.
“Our customers have exacting demands, which means their service selection must be versatile and reliable enough to meet these demands at a competitive price and on a timescale that is realistic for the end customer,” said Richard Thorpe, connectivity services general manager at Openreach. “We chose the ADVA FSP 2000 to support our OSA services more