ADVA Optical Networking

Advanced Technology

Dr. Achim Autenrieth

Fraunhoferstr. 9a

82152 Martinsried


ADVA Optical Networking SE (ADVA) is a global provider of telecommunications equipment and a market leader in Metro WDM systems and Ethernet Access Devices. With innovative Optical, Ethernet, and Control transport solutions, ADVA SE builds the foundation for high-speed next generation networks. The company’s FSP (Fiber Service Platform) product family adds scalability and intelligence to customers’ networks while removing complexity and cost. With a flexible and fast-moving organisation, ADVA SE forges close partnerships with its customers to meet growing demand for data, storage, voice, and video services and has become a trusted partner for more than 200 carriers and 10,000 enterprises across the globe. ADVA worldwide counts more than 1500 employees (as of December 31 2015), including more than 700 engineers working in research and development functions. The ADVA Ensemble product suite is a powerful carrier-class, analytics-driven orchestration solution for virtualizing networks, which has recently won the NFV Innovation of the Year Award at 5G World MENA in Dubai. ADVA Ensemble technology supports pure-play virtualisation, eliminating vendor lock-in while enabling a pure open software and hardware environment. The combination of Optical and Ethernet transport technologies, programmable edge devices, and a powerful software virtualisation/control is a key success factor for future converged 5G access networks.

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