Optical Networks

Customers requiring high capacity data networks for Storage Area networks (SANs), disaster recovery or intersite communications need a supplier that’s an industry expert and really understands the critical nature of these networks.

Fibre Optic Availability

Providing optical networks is what Vtesse specialises in. We’ve been providing these services to some of the world’s largest organisations for over 10 years. In that time we’ve built up a unique expertise in understanding what customers want to achieve as well as the infrastructure that underpins solutions: the UK’s available fibre infrastructure, data centre locations and optical equipment vendors. No other supplier takes more care in ensuring that the underlying infrastructure supporting your network will meet your exacting business requirements.

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Technical Specifications


  • SDI 270 Mbps
  • HD SDI 1.485Gbps

Inter-Processor Synchronisation

  • Coupling Link 1/2 Gbps
  • Geoplex/Sysokex (GDPS)
  • STP

San Extension

  • Fibre Channel 1/2/4/8/10 Gbps
  • SRDF, PPRC, Truecopy, Extended Remote Copy (XRC), Mirrowview
  • FDDI

High Performance Computing

  • InfiniBand

Ethernet Services

  • 1GbE
  • 10GbE LAN PHY
  • 10GbE WAN PHY
  • 100GbE


  • SDH STM 1/4/16/64/256

IBM (compatible) Channel Extension

  • FICON 1/2/4 Gbps


  • OTU1, OTU2, OTU2E, OTU3
  • 2.5, 10 and 40 Gbps