Technology Alliances among complementary equipment suppliers have the potential to provide more complete solutions for the problems faced in the network. When suppliers work together to ensure product interoperability, the end result can be a simpler and more trouble free implementation process that meets more of the customers’ requirements than separate solutions may address. Optelian is constantly looking for technology partners whose products interface with ours in the network environment.
The Calix Compatible Solution Assurance Program is a multi-vendor interoperability and compatibility certification program designed to help service providers more easily ascertain the production viability of emerging solution sets incorporating disparate hardware and software elements.
The Brocade Data Center Ready program is a comprehensive testing and configuration initiative designed to foster end-to-end SAN interoperability. As part of the program, testing is conducted in SAN configurations that include a heterogeneous mix of servers, storage systems, Brocade switches, SAN management and enterprise applications, and other SAN technologies. Brocade has created an interoperability lab featuring a heterogeneous SAN fabric, in which the company tests and validates partner equipment in specific configurations. Vendors receive Brocade Data Center Ready qualification after completing tests to confirm that vendors’ products meet interoperability guidelines.
Allied Fiber is a technology partner that provides dark fiber solutions to customers throughout the US and as a part of our co-marketing effort, they will recommend to their customers, vendors such as Optelian to provide the hardware to light the fiber for their customers. We will also have some application specific app notes that will be jointly developed.
MegaSys™ Computer Technologies – A major supplier of advanced Network Management Systems for the Telecommunications market based on its flagship product Telenium™. MegaSys has developed the most powerful and flexible network management system available, designed on an intelligent, high performance, object oriented database that provides unsurpassed processing, network management and database growth.