ADVA (FSE: ADV) said that TReNT has deployed its Advanced Link Monitoring (ALM) platform throughout the Dutch fiber services provider's dark fiber network. ADVA says TReNT will use the platform to derive insight into its fiber plant to help the company reduce maintenance efforts and need for third-party monitoring services, and to follow through on high-value SLAs.
The fiber monitoring platform, which ADVA relaunched one year ago, is designed to be a plug-and-play fiber assurance device, and its GUI was created with customer input for ease of use (see "ADVA Optical Networking updates ALM fiber monitoring platform"). TReNT will enjoy continual in-service monitoring to make operators aware of any faults or potential fiber degradation. To establish dark fiber services and maintain essential SLA promises through rapid repair cycles, this real-time data is necessary, asserts ADVA.
According to ADVA, the non-intrusive ALM operates independently of transported data, and can be deployed in harshenvironmental conditions to assure end-to-end network visibility and cost reduction. The ALM's standardized, open management interfaces enable TReNT to integrate the device into its operational support systems, adds ALM.
TrueCom, a Dutch transport supplier and ADVA's partner, was also fundamental in preparing and deploying the platform.
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