DB Systel selects ADVA FSP 3000 for metro and long-haul networks

ADVA Optical Networking (FSE: ADV) says that DB Systel GmbH has selected the ADVA FSP 3000 to support metro- and long-distance network applications. The frame agreement with system integrator AXIANS is based upon ADVA Optical Networking’s technology and provides connectivity in multiples of 10 Gbps.

ADVA Optical Networking (FSE: ADV) says that DB Systel GmbH has selected the ADVA FSP 3000 DWDM platform to support metro- and long-distance network applications. The frame agreement with system integrator AXIANS is based upon ADVA Optical Networking’s technology and provides connectivity in multiples of 10 Gbps.

DB Group offers mobility and logistics services, employing over 300,000 people in more than 130 countries worldwide. Its core business is German railway transport, which carries more than 5 million customers every day. DB Systel GmbH is DB Group’s internal ICT provider, operating the group’s complete IP network infrastructure. Applications supported by DB Systel GmbH include data center services, connection of ticketing machines, online bookings, sales and passenger information systems, schedule control, video surveillance, and internal office communications.

“We are now able to address the increasing demand for bandwidth arising from different applications and departments of the DB Group, as well as internal office communications in the most flexible, cost-effective, and future-proof way with service provider based solutions as well as our own optical network implementation,” said Brigitte Baumgartner, head of access and carrier services, DB Systel. “The ADVA FSP 3000 offers the modularity, ease of use, and reliability we need in a platform to support our varied connectivity needs.”

“As the universal provider for all of DB Group’s vast, current, and emerging IT and communication needs, DB Systel GmbH requires multi-service support and future-proofing scalability,” said Volker Lempert, director market development carrier, ADVA Optical Networking. “The ADVA FSP 3000 provides DB Systel GmbH just such a combination of networking power and flexibility to support whatever high-speed data, storage, and video applications and traffic protocols that the DB Group might throw at it.”

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