CenturyLink is first to launch virtualized XGS-PON and NG-PON2
services in U.S.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 16, 2017--
Inc., (NASDAQ:ADTN), a leading provider of next-generation open
networking solutions, today announced that CenturyLink,
Inc. (NYSE: CTL) deployed a field trial of ADTRAN’s virtualized OTL
10G-PON solution. This marks the first U.S. deployment of a
disaggregated software-defined access (SD-Access) solution to create a
more flexible, scalable and manageable access infrastructure. ADTRAN’s
open architecture approach is instrumental in enabling its customers to
create a simplified service delivery platform that can leverage a wide
range of next-generation access technologies for fixed or mobile
connectivity, accelerating the path to SD-Access.
“ADTRAN Mosaic OS is a key component of the industry’s most open and
complete SD-Access architecture,” said Jay Wilson, ADTRAN’s senior vice
president, technology and strategy. “The solution spans the entire
access network from the cloud edge to subscriber edge, providing
services delivery and support for all physical access media, allowing
our customers to create best of breed networks.”
“The move to an open, programmable and scalable access network will
facilitate CenturyLink’s service agility and support faster deployment
of services and applications for our customers,” said Aamir Hussain,
CenturyLink executive vice president and chief technology officer. “This
solution will enable us to reduce operating costs through the economies
of data center architectures and automate our networks as we look to
offer 10G services and beyond.”
In addition to being the industry’s first, most open and most complete
SD-Access architecture, ADTRAN Mosaic is also the world’s most awarded,
with eight industry awards. Most recently, Mosaic was awarded the
prestigious 2017 Leading Lights Award for Most Innovative
SD-Access/SD-WAN Product Strategy, as well as the Broadband Forum Circle
of Excellence for the company’s 40+ contributions toward the development
of open, SD-Access architectures and interop.
ADTRAN, Inc. is a leading global provider of networking and
communications equipment. ADTRAN’s products enable voice, data, video
and Internet communications across a variety of network infrastructures.
ADTRAN solutions are currently in use by service providers, private
enterprises, government organizations, and millions of individual users
worldwide. For more information, please visit www.adtran.com.
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