NEWS RELEASE

Champion ONE Launches New Tunable DWDM SFP+ Optical Transceivers

New Tunable SFP+ Technologies from Champion ONE Enable Service Providers to Turn Up Circuits Faster and Reduce Their Sparing Costs Dramatically

BEACHWOOD, Ohio – January 07, 2015 – Champion ONE, the leading supplier of compatible optical transceivers, today announced the general availability of its new tunable DWDM SFP+ pluggable transceivers, uTune Director™ support, and SFP+ Next Day Dense Wave (NDDW) DWDM transceivers. The introduction of these new optical components enables telecom, datacom, and enterprises operating a DWDM network to significantly reduce their sparing costs, improve their operational efficiencies, and turn up new customers or circuits in a fraction of the time it would normally take.

These tunable SFP+ transceivers are available in 80km distances and can be tuned to any of 102 standard ITU channels, at C-band 50GHz spacing. They are available in both linear and limiting electrical interfaces (1.65w max – limiting version).

Fixed channel DWDM sparing costs can be substantially reduced through the use of Champion ONE’s uTune DirectorTM. This compact stand-alone device allows end users to self-select any DWDM channel for each tunable SFP+ transceiver, tune it, and set it as a fixed-channel DWDM optic on demand.

These SFP+ transceivers will also be added to Champion ONE’s Next Day Dense WaveTM initiative. This innovation eliminates the typical 8 to 12 week lead time for DWDM components, thus driving 2-3 months of revenue that would have been lost otherwise.

“We are excited to continue our track record of providing the industry with innovative solutions that solve real-world problems. With our new portfolio of tunable SFP+ products, our customers’ ROI will be measured in weeks or months – not years,” said John Jutila, Champion ONE CEO.

Champion ONE’s tunable SFP+ transceivers are MSA compliant. These transceivers serve as a direct replacement for hot-pluggable OEM transceivers and carry an industry leading 5-year warranty.

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About Champion ONE
Champion ONE is a global supplier of standards-based, carrier-grade network solutions for clients in the service provider, enterprise, healthcare, education and government sectors. The company’s transceivers, optical filters and optical systems are optimized for use with the industry’s leading OEM platforms. For additional information about Champion ONE, call 800-860-7466 or visit our website at www.championone.com.

Media Relations Contact
Keith Lewis
Champion ONE
+1 216.831.1800
klewis@championone.com

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