Neo Telecoms Deploys ADVA FSP 3000 to Support Data Center Services in New Markets

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| Source: ADVA Optical Networking SE

PARIS, March 31, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ADVA Optical Networking today announced that Neo Telecoms has deployed the ADVA FSP 3000 to connect its Paris network with a new data center located outside the city. The new connectivity enables Neo Telecoms to target customers in previously underserved French markets. Deployment of the ADVA FSP 3000 supports Neo Telecoms long-term strategy to expand its network of regional data centers across France.

"Over 80% of all French data centers are currently based in Paris and that leaves many areas of France with insufficient capacity for proximity hosting, IP transit, network connectivity, cloud, storage and other high-demand business services," said Didier Soucheyre, president and founder, Neo Telecoms. "The opening of new regional data centers is critical to reaching new business customers in parts of France that have been historically underserved. The ADVA FSP 3000 is key to helping us achieve this goal. It provides us with the optical networking scalability to successfully fill that market void."

Over 10 years in business, Neo Telecoms has emerged as the second-largest IP operator in France and 37th worldwide. From its inception, the company has utilized carrier-class solutions from ADVA Optical Networking to enable build out of a pan-European infrastructure. Neo Telecoms has now deployed the ADVA FSP 3000 to enable 40 channels of transport of 10Gbit/s services across a 560km network that links the operator's existing infrastructure and a new data center in Besançon. The ADVA FSP 3000's reconfigurable optical add/drop multiplexer (ROADM) capability automates the provisioning of services to new locations and decreases the operational costs, planning requirements and complexity in Neo Telecoms' network.

"Neo Telecoms continues an aggressive build out of regional data centers in order to extend its reach to businesses and communities across France. There's a significant business opportunity here and we're intent on helping Neo Telecoms to realize it," said Fabrice Jean, vice president, North & Southwest Europe Sales, ADVA Optical Networking. "The scalability of the ADVA FSP 3000 provides Neo Telecoms with the nimbleness it needs to rapidly respond to any and all opportunities."

Watch ADVA Optical Networking's latest FSP 3000 video for further information: http://adva.li/3dfsp3000.

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About ADVA Optical Networking

At ADVA Optical Networking we're creating new opportunities for tomorrow's networks, a new vision for a connected world. Our intelligent telecommunications hardware, software and services have been deployed by several hundred service providers and thousands of enterprises. Over the past twenty years, our innovative connectivity solutions have helped to drive our customers' networks forward, helped to drive their businesses to new levels of success. We forge close working relationships with all our customers. As your trusted partner we ensure that we're always ready to exceed your networking expectations. For more information on our products and our team, please visit us at: www.advaoptical.com.

About Neo Telecoms

Neo Telecoms is a metropolitan optical fiber operator and an international hosting and IP services provider, headquartered in Paris. The company has impressively grown since its foundation (2002): currently, Neo Telecoms has more than 600 customers. Neo Telecoms' optical network has a presence in the main business centers in and around Paris. Also, Neo Telecoms has built a latest generation, international network that is 100% based on an IP/MPLS architecture and is connected to the main economic European and North American Internet exchanges, enabling it to be the number 2 IP network of France. Neo Telecoms has built a network of 10 datacenters spread over the national territory and envisions another five by 2015. Neo Telecoms Group's annual revenues surpassed 30 million euros in 2013. For more information, please visit: www.neotelecoms.com.      

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