In an article published on January 23, Light Reading’s editor in chief Ray Le Maistre writes:
Verizon has deployed software from transport network management startup Sedona Systems to help it gain visibility into, and manage, its extensive optical and IP transport networks.
It may not come as a surprise to many people in the optical and IP transport sectors, but now the deployment is public: The two companies made the deployment public by sharing a video interview between Glenn Wellbrock, director, optical transport network — architecture, design and planning, at Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) and Ori Gerstel, CTO at Sedona Systems(see video below).
The four-year-old Tel Aviv, Israel-based vendor (which also has offices in Cupertino, Calif.) has talked for some time about an engagement with a major Tier 1 operator but has never been able to publicly identify Verizon.
The announcement, and deployment, is a big deal for Verizon, Sedona and the broader industry.
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