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Coriant Showcases SDN-enabled Mobile Backhaul Innovations and IP/Optical Transport Leadership at Mobile World Congress 2016

Demonstrations Include SDN Programmable Control for Mobile Backhaul Networks and Best-in-Class Synchronization Offering up to 75% in OpEx Savings

NAPERVILLE, Illinois, 16 February 2016 – Coriant, a global supplier of SDN-enabled transport networking solutions, today announced that it will showcase the latest innovations in its Smart Router, metro-to-core Packet Optical Transport, and Data Center Interconnect (DCI) Solutions portfolio at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016 in Barcelona from February 22-25.

Coriant MWC 2016 demonstrations will feature a broad range of OpEx- and CapEx-optimized use cases for mobile and cloud networks, including SDN-enabled multi-layer interworking and best-in-class synchronization capable of delivering up to 75% in operational savings.

"Insatiable demand for video, mobile, and cloud services is redefining fixed and mobile network operations and driving new performance requirements as infrastructure networks evolve," said Tarcisio Ribeiro, Executive Vice President, Global Sales and Services, Coriant. "With our combined IP and Optical networking expertise and robust suite of SDN-enabled multi-layer capabilities, Coriant is excited to showcase how we are helping customers differentiate end-user services while reducing network costs and complexity."

Use case demonstration highlights at the Coriant MWC Exhibit Booth (Hall 2, Stand 2I30) will include:

  • Integrated IP/Optical Mobile Backhaul Efficiency and Scalability – Combining advanced features of the Coriant® 8600 Smart Router SeriesCoriant® 7100 Packet Optical Transport Platform, and the Coriant® Pluggable Optical Layer, this demonstration includes multi-layer management/visualization for simplified end-to-end provisioning and small cell activation with best-in-class 5G-ready synchronization delivering operational savings of up to 75%.
  • SDN/NFV-enabled Smart Mobile Cloud – Coriant and Brocade team up to showcase innovative approaches to reducing service activation times and enhancing service performance in mobile networks. Combining SDN-enabled capabilities of the Coriant Transcend™ SDN Solution and NFV-based vEPC and S/Gi-LAN powered by Brocade, this demonstration features virtualized mobile network slicing, enterprise bandwidth-on-demand provisioning via a web-based service portal, and multi-domain programmability and control.
  • Multi-layer-optimized Service Management and Control – Leveraging advanced multi-layer control using the Coriant Transcend™ SDN Transport Controller and the newly introduced Coriant Transcend™ SDN Packet Controller, this demonstration showcases improved network reliability and enhanced multi-layer service management via dynamic optimization of IP/MPLS connections and context-aware routing based on real-time attributes of the optical transport domain with an open, programmable and automated SDN-based control architecture

Join us at MWC 2016 and learn more about our differentiated end-to-end solutions portfolio, including the Coriant® IP-Optical Mobile Backhaul SolutionsCoriant CloudWave™ Optics, the Coriant® Pluggable Optical Layer, and the Coriant Groove™ G30 DCI Platform. To arrange a meeting with Coriant executives or technology experts, please contact Barbara Biadati at barbara.biadati@coriant.com.

About Coriant

Coriant delivers innovative, dynamic networking solutions for a fast-changing and cloud-centric business world. The Coriant portfolio of SDN-enabled, edge-to-core transport solutions enables network operators to reduce operational complexity, improve utilization of multi-layer network resources, and create new revenue opportunities. Coriant serves leading network operators around the world, including mobile and fixed line service providers, cloud and data center operators, content providers, cable MSOs, large enterprises, government agencies, financial institutions, and utility companies. With a distinguished heritage of technology innovation and service excellence, forged by over 35 years of experience and expertise in Tier 1 carrier networks, Coriant is helping its global customers maximize the value of their network infrastructure as demand for bandwidth explodes and the communications needs of businesses and consumers continue to evolve. Learn more at www.coriant.com.


Scott Larson Media Relations Coriant +1.978.250.3433 scott.larson@coriant.com

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