Best-in-class optical solutions and devices approved by leading switch and storage providers and supported by a global network of selected resellers.

OUR partner benefits

Smartoptics partner network

Our aim is to provide best-in-class optical networking solutions, supported by a carefully selected team of resellers and distributors and approved with the world’s leading switch vendors. We have a global team of partners who offer local design, support and distribution of our solutions. We also have strategic alliances with some of the leading switch and solution vendors in the world.

Complete solutions

Our partners can provide a complete solution with everything needed to build your network, including products complimenting Smartoptics solutions.

Expanded support

Extend support capabilities beyond those of the transport network.

Local presence

Our partners serve and support you locally all over the world.

Value-added services

Services tailored to regional and local needs.

creating synergies

Together we are stronger

Smartoptics and LightRiver are enabling a new generation of disaggregated networks.

People helping each other to the top of a mountain

Strategic Alliances

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SAN switching suppliers – Certification

Smartoptics has been at the forefront of SAN extension solutions based on embedded WDM technology since it introduced the world’s first 4G Fibre Channel embedded CWDM networks. Since then it has gone on to further develop 4/8/16G and 32G WDM systems all based on cost effective embedded WDM technology. Our latest developments allow for 32G DWDM Fibre Channel connectivity up to 100 km.

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Brocade solutions

Enabling simple Fibre Channel data center connectivity with embedded WDM

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SAN switching suppliers – Certification

Smartoptics 16G and 8G Fibre Channel transceivers for Single Channel, CWDM and DWDM applications have been certified by Cisco for use in the latest 16G MDS switch families. Customers can maximize their equipment investment with these certified transceiver solutions and build simple scalable networks that carry up to 8 CWDM channels or 80 DWDM channels over a single dark fiber connection. Any combination of SAN and WAN traffic can be easily combined over the same network. 32G FC and Nexus support in upcoming release.

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Certified by Cisco

Interoperability Matrix for Cisco Nexus and MDS 9000 Products

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SAN switching suppliers – Certification

LightRiver is the premier provider of next generation, multi-vendor, Factory Built Networks® and netFLEX® vendor neutral, Optical Domain Control Software solutions. LightRiver is an expert in Packet Optical, DWDM/ROADM, MPLS and Carrier Ethernet systems and designs, engineers, commissions, automates and supports next generation, software controlled, transport networks for mission-critical clients that require the highest capacity, reliability, resiliency and manageability that today’s optical communications technology can deliver. LightRiver delivers unique value with turnkey hardware and software solutions, carrier-grade quality, and unparalleled customer care in multi-technology networking.

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Factory Built Networks®


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SAN switching suppliers – Certification

Smartoptics is one of the first vendors to achieve Dell LOS (Letter Of Support) approval status. This means that all of our ELWL/CWDM/DWDM Fibre Channel solutions have been elab tested and are fully supported in an Dell environment. On the networking side Smartoptics and Dell provide simple and cost-effective 100G open line transmission solutions that enable the Dell Z9100-ON, S6100-ON and S4200-ON 100G switch families to be connected over dark fiber.

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DELL EMC distance extension support – LOS

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More than 100 active channel partners

We have an international team of partners and distributors who offer local design, support and distribution of our solutions. These partners are a combination of resellers, integrators and value-added resellers all with one thing in common: providing excellent solutions for their customers’ network requirements. It is our goal to continuously provide the most user-friendly and cost-optimized solutions on the market to ensure both their continued success and satisfied customers.

Become a partner

Smartoptics partner certification process

Our goal is to inspire you to work with us in creating the best solutions for our customers. We focus on offering products, services and expertise that help you reach your goals of providing the best fiber optic networks for your customers. As a partner, you will be given access to assistance with training, marketing materials, tendering for qualified opportunities, integration support, and technical support. As the relationship and level of business grows, additional support and marketing development funds may be made available.

How does Smartoptics’s partner certification process look? There are eight basic steps we’ve outlined to reach partner status with us and they are:

1. Partner application

Potential partners who have what it takes to add revolutionary xWDM solutions to their portfolio complete a short questionnaire to apply to join the Smartoptics Partner Program.

5. Technical training

Certification of technology experts through our partnership training.

2. Product review

A general presentation of our offering to your salespeople, technicians, and other employees.

6. Sales training

Sales training to ensure competency when selling our portfolio and conveying the benefits of our solutions.

3. Business plan

In a jointly prepared business plan, we lay down objectives, specify activities, and define the support you will need to meet objectives.

7. First deal

Smartoptics will assist you in your first sale by helping develop requirement specifications and quotes and through support in the integration process.

4. Discount structure

Agreement on reseller discounts.

8. Marketing communications and lead generation

Providing leads to help develop a successful and sustainable business. Joint marketing activities include collaterals, trade shows and customer visits.