HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – ADTRAN, Inc., a leading provider of next-generation innovative fiber and fiber extension broadband access solutions, today announced that its SDX Series of open, disaggregated fiber access solutions was awarded by the Broadband World Forum as the winner of the 2020 Multi-Gigabit Service Delivery Award. This industry-leading portfolio offers a broad range of solutions to support various operator use cases and lower the total cost of ownership for next-generation fiber access networks.
ADTRAN's SDX solutions are architected to shift from previous network approaches that have relied on closed, monolithic systems managed by vendor-specific management solutions. ADTRAN's SDX portfolio enables operators to deploy open, disaggregated fiber access platforms that support forward-looking SD-Access reference architectures without compromising on carrier-grade features or form factors. By combining data center scalability and programmability with fiber access connectivity, the SDX portfolio provides a future-proof approach to residential, enterprise and backhaul connectivity.
The Broadband World Forum Award highlights ADTRAN's leadership in fiber access, 10G PON and Combo PON. The ADTRAN SDX Series portfolio includes Combo PON OLTs, 10G micro ONTs and multi-terabit aggregation switches. Additionally, these industry-leading capabilities, such as 10G PON and Combo PON, are also available on ADTRAN's Total Access 5000 (TA5000) Fiber Access Platform. The TA5000 platform is the highest density 10G PON solution in the U.S. market and serves as the foundation for the industry's most comprehensive RDOF portfolio.