2022 is shaping up to be another fantastic year for LightRiver’s trophy case. LightRiver is proud to announce that we took home the winning prize in the 2022 Lightwave Innovation Reviews for our new Software Defined Waves (SD-WAVES) solution!
LightRiver’s SD-WAVES, a self-serve private optical network management tool, is set to fundamentally change the industry norm for traditional Network and Element Management Systems and has been dubbed the ‘SD-WAN of Optical Networking.’
Submitted for the SDN/NFV Technology category, an esteemed and experienced panel of judges from the optical communications community recognized LightRiver as the official winner over the other high-score recipient in the category, Ribbon Communications.
“To be a 2022 Lightwave Innovation Reviews Winner for our newest solution, SD-WAVES, is a great recognition for LightRiver,” states Travis Ewert, Chief Operating Officer of LightRiver Software. “Network and Element Management for transport typically shows up as an afterthought when it comes to advanced User Experiences. SD-WAVES fundamentally changes this paradigm as the ‘SD-WAN of Optical Networking.’ This solution enables personalized network management to existing users, new types of users, and Service Providers as a new offering they could extend to their end customers.”
The awards were hosted in San Diego, California during the OFC Conference 2022 where Travis and LightRiver’s President, Global Customer Operations, Mike Jonas were] onsite to accept the great recognition.