MRV Unveils Fiber Driver

MRV announced the Fiber Driver EM316-10G-XY, a 10-Gbit/s media converter for enterprise and carrier applications

January 12, 2010

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CHATSWORTH, Calif. -- MRV COMMUNICATIONS, INC., today announced the Fiber Driver EM316-10G-XY, a 10-Gbps media converter for enterprise and carrier applications. The EM316-10G-XY is the latest addition in the company’s XY family of next-generation optical media converters. MRV is a leading networking company with a full line of packet-optical transport (P-OTS), carrier Ethernet, 40G networking and out-of-band networking products.

The Fiber Driver XY family of media converters offers multiple functions combined with a flexible multi-rate small form-factor pluggable (SFP) design. The devices feature built-in media conversion, signal repeating and lambda conversion with optional wave division multiplexing (WDM) technology available via SFP interfaces. MRV’s XY family of media converters, which debuted in 2005, includes the EM316SW-XY, for Fast Ethernet networks, the EM316T1E1-XY, for T1/E1 networks, and the EM316GSW-XY, for Fast/Gigabit Ethernet networks.

The compact, hot-swappable, one-slot EM316-10G-XY combines two XFP ports and one SFP+ port. It can be set to act as a redundant converter, a WDM transponder or as a 10Gbps optical link repeater. The EM316-10G-XY provides full 3R functionality for any 10G protocol within the range of 9.9 Gbps and 11.3 Gbps, supporting 10G Ethernet, Fibre Channel, SONET and SDH, in addition to FEC rates for the mentioned protocols.

MRV Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: MRVC)

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