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Kenton Optical & Fibre Technologies

Crayford, Kent (Wednesday, 5 October 16) – Global network access specialist, The Kenton Group (TKG), has today announced that it is adding specialist optical technology provider Smartoptics to its portfolio. This partnership with Smartoptics expands on The Kenton Group’s already strong presence in providing network access, demarcation and connectivity.

TKG will utilise Smartoptics’ solutions to enhance and expand the optical networking and fibre solutions and services portfolio it supplies to carriers, operators, service providers, enterprises and governmental organisations. Smartoptics brings solutions for both inter and intra datacentre applications to be integrated into TKG’s dedicated portfolio.

Andy Howard, Business Unit Manager of Kenton Optical & Fibre Technologies, announced that “…we are excited about the opportunities Smartoptics will provide, enhancing our ability to offer a complete network solution including data centre, metro WDM and Enterprise SAN connectivity. The Smartoptics brand is synonymous with simplifying the complexity in optical networks and bringing hyper-scale technologies like open line systems and 100G interconnectivity to a broader market”.

Paul Joseph, Sales Director for Smartoptics, added, “It’s fantastic to strengthen our value added reseller network with TKG. I see many growth areas where open optics, open line systems and open transponders can help transform existing networks to address the future demands. The forward thinking team at TKG understand that providing choice and flexibility without restriction provides their existing and future customers with the best possible solutions”.


About The Kenton Group

The Kenton Group, provides a wide range of innovative networking and connectivity solutions within the access and core networks, for carriers, operators, service providers, enterprise, utilities and governments worldwide. The portfolio extends from connectivity products through to complex optical and fibre technologies. The Kenton Group delivers services in over 60 countries through its partner programme. Located in Crayford, Kent, we are driven by professional excellence and always place our clients at the centre of everything we do.

About Smartoptics

Smartoptics offers optical transmission solutions making networks more powerful. Expanding bandwidth without the upfront investment or hassle of traditional WDM.  Products from Smartoptics allow corporate data centers, governments, hosting solution providers and ISPs to build simple, straightforward and cost effective solutions to fulfill their ongoing and future network capacity needs. Headquartered in Oslo, Norway, Smartoptics is an international provider with thousands of installations all around the world. The award-winning approach has helped companies from every industry sector stay ahead of expanding network demands. Learn more at www.smartoptics.com

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