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April 12, 2010

MRV Acts as Bronze Sponsor at SkiTAM 2010

By Mini Swamy, TMCnet Contributor

MRV communications, inc., is a leading networking company with a full line of packet-optical transportcarrier Ethernet and out-of-band networking products packet-optical transport.

In order to demonstrate its philanthropic efforts and  also express its commitment to the cable television industry, the company has participated as a bronze sponsor at the SkiTAM 2010 .

"Our sponsorship at SkiTAM not only allows us to continue our commitment to the cable industry, but also allows us to play a part in helping these talented athletes to fulfill their goals," Noam Lotan, CEO of MRV Communications (News - Alert), said.

The US Adaptive Ski Team athletes train and compete throughout the ski season, and it is SkiTam sponsorship that provides them with funds needed for training, purchasing  specialized equipment and travel to competitions around the globe. This is the largest source of support for the team.

SkiTAM is an annual event, which is hosted by the Cable and Telecommunications Association and brings together cable and programming executives from across the country to raise funds to allow athletes to compete. This year's event was held from April 8 to April 11 in Vail, Colo. at the Vail Cascade Resort.

"MRV is proud to participate as part of this worthy cause," Noam Lotan, CEO, MRV Communications, said, adding that the sponsorship at SkiTAM not only allowed the company to continue its commitment to the cable industry, but also allowed it to play a part in helping talented athletes fulfill their goals.

Cable companies and multi system operators are helped by MRV to deliver business-class broadband services through an extensive line of carrier The use of optical packet networks in optical networking with advanced Ethernet operations, has helped to reach new thresholds of performance, quality of service , resiliency, scalability, security, and flexible bandwidth increments required to meet customer demand.

A  renowned provider of packet switching, packet optical, physical layer and out-of-band networking equipment, services and optical components for high-speed carrier and enterprise networks and specialized aerospace, defense and other communications networks, MRV markets and sells its products worldwide, with operations in Europe that provide network system design and integration.

MRV communications, inc, announcedthat its LambdaDriveroptical transport system has demonstrated compliance with two key Metro Ethernet Forum (News - Alert) standards that help prove the product's ability to integrate optical transport with Carrier Ethernet services.

Mini Swamy is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of her articles, please visit her columnist page.

Edited by Erin Harrison