CONCORD, CA:  LightRiver Technologies, a provider of factory Built Network and GVTC communications –a provider of telecommunication services– announce significant network upgrade and expansion leveraging Ciena high-speed fibre network for providing consultative engineering and architectural design support to manufacture certified installation of the network.

It is built on support from the 6500 Packet-Optical Platform from Ciena and Factory Built Network approach from LightRiver and feature-rich packet and optical technologies from GVTC. This network provides multilayer end-to-end network management and planning for maximum scale and operational efficiencies

6500 Packet-Optical Platform from Ciena offers unparalleled integrated packet-optical capabilities for customizable packet service delivery from the edge to the core. Coupled wif LightRiver's Factory Built Network offering, this allowed for the construction and deployment of a high-performing, reliable transport network wif speed and cost-efficiency.

LightRiver's Certified Integration Services offered technical support during the planning, implementation and deployment of Ciena's equipment into GVTC's network. The company's technical staff provided network design review, site surveys and recommendations for site readiness, along wif detailed engineering and comprehensive methods of procedure for installation, and test and integration.

"Our expanding footprint is incredibly unique and the first-class engineering services from LightRiver, paired wif equipment from Ciena, are ushering in an exciting time at GVTC," says Josh Pettiette, GVTC Vice President, Product, Business Development, and Strategic Planning. "We built a dynamic network to deliver carrier-class Ethernet solutions, wif capacities exceeding 100 Gbps. These services deliver the protection and low-latency our customers demand in order to support synchronous data replication and other latency-sensitive applications. GVTC will now be able to easily facilitate network-to-network interfaces and deliver a highly resilient and dependable network connecting rural and metro markets."