Provider of packet optical solutions, BTI Systems announced that UNM (University of New Mexico) has selected its packet optical solutions to develop a regional fiber-optic network. The network will help in collaboration among various campus locations between government, industry and university partners.
The packet optical solutions will provide UNM administrators, researchers, staff, and students access to an optical network that provides low latency and high capacity bandwidth. The bandwidth will be helpful for distance learning, data exchange and research, Internet access, and production-grade video transfers.
BTI Systems’ optical networking solution offers a reliable Carrier Ethernet network foundation in the campus environment, delivering better service and reducing the cost for connecting various departments. The packetVX and BTI 7000 Series Carrier Ethernet networking components offer 10 Gbps Ethernet rings and packet switching integration with Wavelength Division Multiplexing from one platform.
UNM’s associate director of IT Networks, Gary Bauerschmidt stated that the new optical platform provides a secure and simple approach to integrated Carrier Ethernet networking, and provides high-bandwidth connectivity. BTI Systems’ Global Marketing VP, Glenn Thurston stated that the company is delighted to collaborate with UNM and offer a packet optical approach that delivers greater bandwidth and capacity, and versatility.