Concord, CA – November 18, 2020LightRiver, the premier optical network integration solution provider for next generation, multi-vendor, Factory Built Networks® and netFLEX® Optical Domain Orchestration and Control Software solutions, announces today that it has been chosen as a runner-up for its intelligent Factory Built Network (iFBN)® solution in the 2020 Pipeline Innovation Awards for the ‘Innovations in Security and Assurance’ category.

Well suited for Pipeline’s ‘Innovation in Security and Assurance’ category, LightRiver’s iFBN solution is a turn-key delivery process, serving as a predictable and proven methodology for deploying complex telecommunications networks and related network automation. The category recognized innovations designed to secure and protect service provider and enterprise operations, networks, infrastructure, content services, management systems, services, and end-users from error, failure, and overall network health.

“LightRiver is committed to quality throughout the entire network delivery process leveraging our analytics-driven automation for industry unique Test and Measurement as embedded within factory build, production deployment, and baselined thereafter for AI-Ops actionability,” comments Travis Ewert, Chief Operating Officer for LightRiver. “To be recognized for those efforts through our iFBN solution is a true honor and drives us to continue to deliver solutions that make real impacts.”

“The Pipeline Innovation Awards have continually recognized the leading innovators that are transforming the industry, and the world, with the most significant technical advancements,” said Scott St. John, managing editor of Pipeline. “We are happy to see LightRiver recognized by the esteemed judges for the team’s Innovations in Security and Assurance in the 2020 Pipeline Innovation Awards program, and applaud their advancements and contributions to the progress of the global landscape.”

The Pipeline Innovation Awards program accepts nominations from all technology companies, their agents, customers, and suppliers. Select companies are also nominated by Pipeline each year. To learn more, visit

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LightRiver is the premier provider of next generation, multi-vendor, Factory Built Networks® and netFLEX® vendor neutral, Optical Domain Control Software solutions. LightRiver is expert in Packet Optical, DWDM/ROADM, MPLS and Carrier Ethernet systems and designs, engineers, commissions, automates and supports next generation, software controlled, transport networks for mission-critical clients that require the highest capacity, reliability, resiliency and manageability that today’s optical communications technology can deliver. LightRiver delivers unique value with turnkey hardware and software solutions, carrier-grade quality and unparalleled customer care in multi-technology networking.

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