CONCORD, CAMay 18, 2016 LightRiver Technologies, Inc., a leader in Factory Built Network® design and commissioning, announces today it has teamed up with Viavi Solutions (NASDAQ:VIAV), a provider of innovative solutions that help optimize its customers’ networks regardless of their complexity. LightRiver is working with Viavi as a Viavi Velocity Partner to empower carrier-grade network operators to successfully scale operations and support transitions to next generation networks for mutual clients. This allows customers to gain visibility across physical, virtual and hybrid networks, while optimizing the performance of infrastructure, network, applications and services.

Complementing Viavi’s mission to ensure network performance is LightRiver’s Factory Built Network® (FBN) solution, the industry’s most efficient turn-key process for deploying complex telecommunications transport networks. Combining the multi-vendor, multi-technology design, deploying and procuring strengths of LightRiver, with the breadth of the Viavi service assurance solutions portfolio, allows clients to consistently deliver high-quality experience and demonstrates the enduring value of network data to enhance service offerings, increase profitability and build differentiation.

“LightRiver and Viavi are dedicated to offering fully integrated solutions to support our clients’ network builds, turn-up, monitoring, optimization, service-assurance and revenue diversification strategies,” comments Mark Bateman, Director of Channel Sales, Network and Service Enablement for Viavi Solutions. “LightRiver’s commitment to next generation technology and carrier grade philosophy is a perfect fit for Viavi’s advanced offerings. We are also incredibly excited to have LightRiver as part of our Velocity Partner Plan. LightRiver has a long-standing relationship with our company, and it is important to us that we continue to expand this partnership.”

Viavi currently supports more than 4,000 communications service providers, including enterprises, governments and network equipment manufacturers LightRiver will assist in addressing the needs of utility markets, wireline operators and Internet content providers. The partnership will allow for a complete solution from LightRiver that includes running, optimizing and monetizing its networks.

“We chose to partner with Viavi because the company boasts a vendor agnostic, interoperable portfolio of cloud-enabled instruments and systems, software automation and services, and helps ensure the delivery of end-to-end visibility, intelligence and insight for our clients,” says Mike Jonas, President of Global Sales and Marketing for LightRiver. “This creates the environment required to successfully manage the network, applications and services with the precision that LightRiver and its customers also demand. We are proud to offer Viavi’s exemplary portfolio as part of our solution, and look forward to extending our offerings of complete support.”

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About LightRiver Technologies, Inc.

LightRiver Technologies designs, engineers, commissions and supports next generation solutions for mission-critical clients that require the highest capacity, reliability and resiliency that today’s optical communications technology can deliver. A leader in integrating the multi-vendor, Factory Built Network® solution, LightRiver is an expert in Tier 1 Packet Optical, DWDM/ROADM, MPLS and Carrier Ethernet systems, and in successfully migrating legacy networks to the next generation. LightRiver delivers unique value across the United States with turnkey solutions, carrier-grade quality and unparalleled customer care in multi-technology networking. For more information, please visit

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About Viavi Solutions
Viavi (NASDAQ: VIAV) software and hardware platforms and instruments deliver end-to-end visibility across physical, virtual and hybrid networks. Precise intelligence and actionable insight from across the network ecosystem optimizes the service experience for increased customer loyalty, greater profitability and quicker transitions to next-generation technologies. Viavi is also a leader in anti-counterfeiting solutions for currency authentication and high-value optical components and instruments for diverse government and commercial applications. Learn more at and follow us on Viavi Perspectives, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube and Facebook.

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