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Embodying openness and challenger DNA in customer support
In our offerings and sales, we stake our reputation on openness. We aim to deliver flexible solutions that our customers can use as they please and help them find the best solution. We also see ourselves as a challenger who must work hard and go the ext...
A market view on 400G flexible networking
Kent Lidström, CTO Smartoptics talks about the trends, challenges and opportunities in open optical networking or IP over DWDM. What are the main drivers on the market and what is the future in flexible networking?
SDN-based management for open optical networking
SoSmart is a modular software suite for SDN-based management of Smartoptics products in an open, multi-layer and multi-vendor optical networking environment. In this video Alley Hameedi, Optical Transmission Specialist talks about the SoSmart Software S...
Smartoptics a challenger – expanding your network horizons
Smartoptics provides innovative, flexible open optical networking solutions and devices for the new era of open networking. Our market is driven by mega trends that generate strong demand for data traffic and higher capacity generating massive data grow...
Four key trends for open networks
Regardless whether you’re a service provider operating metro networks or a small carrier with a regional backbone network, a more open way of networking is increasingly high on the agenda. This flexible networking trend can also be called open optical n...
Choosing an optical networking provider
The market for optical networking solutions has undergone some major shifts in the past years. Mid-sized vendors have largely disappeared due to consolidation. Increasing demand for more open and flexible optical networking is driving a revolution in th...
NTT Communications purchases Smartoptics DCP-M open line systems and DCP-R ROADMs
NTT Communications, a global Tier-1 ICT solutions provider based in Japan, chose the Smartoptics DCP-R ROADMs to interconnect major data centers in Tokyo and accelerate the expansion of its research and development network.
How Smartoptics and LightRiver are enabling a new generation of disaggregated networks
Disaggregated networks have been gaining in importance, especially for service provider metro networks and enterprise DCI. By engineering open optical network solutions, Smartoptics and LightRiver have both been working hard for years to enable effectiv...
As small, smart and easy as ever!
As you probably know, 400G technologies are powerful, offering many additional benefits to networking. But did you know that getting started with 400G over Smartoptics open line systems actually is really easy?
The world is ready for 400G roll-out – are you?
In March 2021, Smartoptics announced that service provider POST Luxembourg had chosen the Smartoptics open line system for upgrading its backbone network to 400G. As one of the first commercial installations in the world based on the new 400ZR standard,...
Ensuring optimum DCI performance with Brocade Gen 7
Your DCI may not have been the first thing on your mind when planning to upgrade to Brocade Gen 7. But it’s important not to forget the DWDM optics used with your Brocade switches for a number of reasons. For starters, Gen 7 won’t work with transceivers...
Smartoptics – a leader in the 400G market
The most obvious reason for upgrading to 400G is the possibility to create networks with higher capacity than existing networking solutions. This enables you as a service provider or enterprise to meet the increasing demands for more bandwidth. But 400G...