ADVA (FSE: ADV) says it has supplied its FSP 3000 CloudConnect platform with QuadFlex technology to German telecommunications provider inexio. The CloudConnect platforms, in combination with already fielded FSP 3000 AgileConnect systems, will enable 100- and 200-Gbps wavelength transmission over inexio’s fiber network to serve the needs of its business and residential customers.
inexio operates a fiber-optic network of over 6,000 km across southwest Germany, with a focus on Rhineland-Palantine, Bavaria, Baden-Württemberg, and Saarland. Its fiber backbone network includes seven active rings and 38 nodes, each of which now leverage ADVA's FSP 3000 CloudConnect QuadFlex line cards. The company is a longstanding ADVA customer (see, for example, “German carrier taps ADVA Optical Networking for DWDM” and “Inexio taps ADVA's 100G metro technology”), and that relationship helped ADVA win the upgrade contract, the company said. ADVA partner Axians Networks & Solutions GmbH assisted with the project.
"Whether it's our residential QUiX service bringing high-speed broadband to homes in previously underserved regions or our high-availability data center services, we're experiencing rapidly rising demand across our entire range. Leveraging ADVA's high-performance technology in a hybrid solution enables us to meet customer expectations for higher capacity while getting the most value out of our deployed infrastructure," said Stefan Kreibig, head of fiber network and transport, inexio. "Harnessing the most advanced technology to meet individual needs is always at the center of our decision-making. With ADVA's innovation and support, we can continue to deliver world-class tailor-made solutions."
ADVA unveiled the FSP 3000 CloudConnect platform in 2015 (see “ADVA offers 'not too small' data center interconnect optical transport platform”). Service providers have had access to the QuadFlex line cards since at least mid-2017 (see, for example, “ADVA Optical Networking claims pair of 400-Gbps deployments for FSP 3000 CloudConnect data center interconnect platform”).
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