ADVA expands its Ensemble Harmony Ecosystem

prova-d-orchestra-fellini-591645ADVA Optical Networking has expanded its Ensemble Harmony Ecosystem with six new members, joining its network functions virtualization (NFV) partner programme.

Signing up are Iricent, Jolata, Netrounds, Quortus, Senetas and Viptela.

Senetas CTO Julian Fay said that by adding his outfit’s high-assurance encryption solutions to the Ensemble Harmony program, it could provide CSPs and enterprises with easy access to scalable and robust data protection for all Layer 2 networks and topologies.

“The Ensemble Harmony Ecosystem is all about ensuring openness and interoperability. It’s about coming together to offer a robust and comprehensive virtualization solution. We’re excited to be a part of it.”

ADVA Optical Networking’s Ensemble Harmony Ecosystem is a group of hardware, software and service partners who are considering accelerating automation and virtualization initiatives.

The big idea is that CSPs can instantly access the latest innovation to rapidly and efficiently provision new services.

ADVA Optical Networking global marketing programme director Brian Irish said that the Ensemble Harmony Ecosystem just kept on growing.

“Driven by customer engagements, including most Tier 1s across the globe, the momentum here is incredible. We’re thrilled to welcome our newest partners. The latest expansion means more players, more technology and even more choice for our customers,” he said.