In an ever-changing world, businesses look to partner with certified service providers who have the reputation and expertise to deliver projects on-time and in-budget.

Our processes underpin the work we deliver to ensure we continually meet your needs and exceed your expectations. We validate our credentials as trusted suppliers for networking, data management, storage and security through continual upskilling and certifications with key technology partners. Our team of seasoned professionals are specialised to deliver tailored data management and networking solution through qualifications with the following partners.

cisco certification

As key vendors of Smartoptics in Australia, IDS offers Cisco-approved transceivers (32G,16G and 8G fibre channel) for use with the Cisco MDS platform. Certified solutions offer Cisco users with cost-efficient data centre connectivity through embedded networking. This new approach or ‘one-stop’ offering ensures customers get the most of their systems budget.

brocade certification

Offering complete end-to-end Smartoptics solutions that are layer 1 tested by Brocade. Through the Smartoptics-Brocade alliance, IDS is able to embed Smartoptics solutions for Brocade users to connect SAN and WAN Internet switch links as required, independent of speed in a dark fibre network.

IBM certification

Open line systems simplify the process of keeping up with changing demand and allow organisations to construct and use networks designed specifically to their needs and future demands. Smartoptics Open Line System with GDPS is IBM certified to establish a powerful yet cost-efficient DWDM connectivity between different network nodes.

HP certification

HP Enterprise has validated Smartoptics to be embedded with WDM solutions in its popular “complete” program. Through the implementation of this solution, IDS is able to aid organisations of all sizes – from global enterprises to local startups – to transition a secure, cloud-enabled, mobile-friendly infrastructure built for the future.

Dell certification

Smartoptics is one of the first vendors to achieve EMC LOS (Letter Of Support) approval status. This means that all of our ELWL/CWDM/DWDM Fibre Channel solutions have been elab tested and are fully supported in an EMC environment. On the networking side Smartoptics and Dell EMC provide simple and cost-effective 100G open line transmission solutions that enable the Dell Z9100-ON, S6100-ON and S4200-ON 100G switch families to be connectedover dark fiber.

Arista certification

Smartoptics provides 40GbE embedded DWDM solutions for long distance and multi-channel connectivity. Arista Networks AgilePorts feature in combination with SmartOptics advanced optical solutions enables organizations to leverage native 40GbE for high capacity, low latency long distance interconnects. The Arista and SmartOptics’ innovative solutions provide customers with a path to better fiber efficiency by using existing WDM technology, and enabling coexistence of 10GbE and 40GbE applications on the same link for distances up to 150km.

Hitachi certification

Smartoptics and Hitachi Data Systems have been working together for many years in providing embedded CWDM and DWDM distance extension solutions to its customers all over the world. Smartoptics FC solutionsfor 4, 8 and 16G FC are supported by Hitachi Data Systems.

Net App certification

Smartoptics has been working successfully with Netapp to provide revolutionary 8/16G Fibre Channel distance extension solutions for its Metrocluster product range. With our solutions, Metrocluster applications can be synchronously transmitted up to 500km apart. With the use of ER transceivers and our intelligent M-Series platform.

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