About Us

LightRiver Software (formerly Unique Computer Services, Inc.) is a pioneer and industry leader in the development and support of multivendor optical telecommunications network management systems software. LightRiver Software’s industry-leading product netFLEX® software, enables telecommunications service providers, utilities, global cloud operators and other select enterprises of all sizes to efficiently manage anything from a few to several hundred thousand network elements, with support across a broad range of vendors and devices.

LightRiver’s team has years of experience in optimized feature development, network element vendor support, telephony operations, and project management. Long-standing, highly cooperative working relationships with vendor partners have enabled LightRiver to develop additional features and updates for new hardware releases with outstanding rapidity.

Unique was originally founded as an independent company in 1984 providing contract services and development in the telephony environment. It has been an innovator in the field for over 25 years, now with a widely deployed SDN Optical Domain Controller and multidomain events manager.

The LightRiver Companies comprise the premier integration solution for next generation, multi-vendor, Factory Built Networks® and netFLEX®, vendor neutral, Transport Domain Orchestration Software solutions. LightRiver is an expert in Packet Optical, DWDM/ROADM, MPLS and Carrier Ethernet systems and designs, engineers, commissions, automates and supports next generation, software controlled, transport networks.  Our mission-critical clients require the highest capacity, reliability, resiliency and manageability that today’s optical communications technology can deliver. LightRiver delivers unique value with turnkey hardware and software solutions, carrier-grade quality and unparalleled customer care in multi-technology networking.

Since its establishment, LightRiver has delivered and automated carrier-grade solutions, with multivendor management software, certified professional services and premier products to over 150 clients in North America and Europe.