LightRiver Technologies continues to lead the industry in the design, deployment and care of complex, best-of-breed transport networks. For 18 years, LightRiver’s mission has been to help operators of the most demanding telecom transport networks achieve the highest possible levels of performance, reliability and cost-effectiveness. With best-of-breed technologies, expert engineering, a broad set of support services and careful but innovative practices, the LightRiver team has consistently furnished superior solutions to its loyal, industry-leading customers.
In keeping with our long term investment in providing our customers with high quality options for virtualization of their select transport network engineering (NEV), network operations (NOV) and network implementation (NIV) functions, enabling enhanced focus on growth and profitability, LightRiver has developed and implemented a proprietary turn-key process, serving as a predictable and proven methodology of deploying complex telecommunications transport networks.
LightRiver’s Factory Built Network® solution represents the culmination of its skills and experience. Leveraging our network engineering expertise, testing resources and logistics management capabilities within its unique multi-vendor technology laboratory, LightRiver specialists build and deploy the highest-performing, most reliable transport networks with unprecedented speed and cost-efficiency. After an unparalleled battery of extended testing in LightRiver’s lab, networks are deployed rapidly and efficiently in the field, completing new network deployment in record time.
Network Engineering Virtualization (NEV)
NEV leverages on demand LightRiver multi-vendor expertise to virtualize the network engineering services investment now being made by individual fiber network operators. NEV decreases the cost of dedicated personnel needed to launch new transport products, markets and technologies, tying it to the return on defined projects.
- Network architecture consulting
- Fiber plant testing (FOC) & site surveys
- Detailed engineering
- Network audit
- System design
- Network engineering
- Project management
Network Implementation Virtualization (NIV)
NIV leverages on demand LightRiver multi-vendor expertise the virtualize the network implementation services investment now being made by individual fiber network operators. NIV decreases the cost of dedicated personnel needed to procure, install, integrate and test new transport products and technologies, tying it to the return on defined projects.
- Tier 1 network equipment procurement
- Logistics: equipment kitting, staging & delivery
- RMA and repair processing
- Engineering Design Packages (EDPs)
- Methods-of-Procedure (MOPs)
- Manufacturer Certified Installation
- Multi-Vendor Systems Turn up, Integration & Interop
- Node insertions, migrations and cutovers
- Performance testing & quality audit
- Project management
Network Operations Virtualization (NOV)
NOV leverages on demand LightRiver multi-vendor resources to virtualize certain network operations functions required by individual fiber network operators. NOV decreases the cost of dedicated personnel needed to support new and existing transport products and technologies, allowing investments targeted at strategic priorities.
- Training, Certification and Re-Certification
- Resident engineering and staff augmentation
- Remote technical support
- Spares management
- First Line Maintenance (FLM)
- Network Management Services (NMS)
- Call Center
- Network Operations Center (NOC)