ADVA Optical Networks Announces Enhancements in ADVAcare Suite at Comptel
These enhancements present a combination of operations services, technical support and hardware and software maintenance allowing the suite to go beyond the classical NOC offering.Operations Services are designed to help protect customers’ networks and reduce operational expenditure (OPEX (News - Alert)), while freeing internal resources to focus on core business activities. With ADVA Optical Networking responsible for maintaining all critical network-performance and security parameters, carrier and enterprise customer personnel can dedicate their attention to creating new services and value for their own end users.TMCnet spoke exclusively to Brian Savory (News - Alert), director of business development for ADVA, at Comptel in Las Vegas this week. Aside from the company’s ADVAcare suite, its FSP3000 R7 offers the best of both worlds as a flexible channel offerings access solution and a long haul solution. The FSP3000 R7 starts as low as 1G and works all the way up to 40G in wavelength.
“Our customers in some of the highest-stakes networking environments, such as finance, are already relying on our enhanced NOC offering to protect their businesses,” Jeff Santos, senior vice president of sales North America at ADVA (News - Alert) Optical Networking said. “Many companies across our range of carrier and enterprise customers will find our Operations Services a cost-effective way to achieve the business protection they require. ADVA Optical Networking’s (News - Alert) Operations Services go beyond the classical NOC offering, as they automatically trigger clearing activities. In this way, they deliver secure protection for highly competitive rates.”The ADVA Optical Networking’s Operation Services offering is available in both premium, including 24 hours per day, 365 days per year, and basic tiers including weeknights and weekends. Service-level agreements can be customized for a specific customer’s needs through targeted extension of an enterprise or carrier’s existing support coverage to turn-key operations capability.ADVA Optical Networking’s Operations Services include network surveillance, fault and performance management, configuration and circuit resource management as well as inventory management.
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