TRANSPORT

The growing bandwidth demand on cable MSO backbones from triple- and quadruple-play broadband service provision has led to increasing use of WDM, DWDM, ROADM, and other fiber-optic systems. MSOs must evolve these networks for efficient transport of Ethernet and IP packets as well.

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OIF touts optical SDN role

08/04/2014 The Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF) believes it can take a lead role in helping to define the...

Certes Networks explores virtualized security

08/04/2014 With software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) promising more ...

WOW! Business winning fiber-based mobile backhaul deals in Chicago

08/04/2014 WOW! Business says it is racking up deals with “multiple wireless operators” to provide fiber-bas...

Anritsu MT1000A Network Master Pro offers all-around optical transport test capabilities

07/24/2014 Test and measurement instrument provider Anritsu says the MT1000A Network Master Pro offers field...

Metro optical market worth $9 billion by 2018 says Dell'Oro

07/17/2014 Metro optical transport equipment revenues are forecast to reach $9 billion by 2018, according to...

tw telecom extends fiber-optic network into Richmond, VA

07/14/2014 tw telecom inc. (NASDAQ: TWTC), a provider of business Ethernet and networking services, says it ...

Ciena makes WAN SDN play with Agility software portfolio

07/09/2014 Ciena has unveiled a software-defined networking (SDN) controller and a suite of three applicatio...

Large US-based Web service provider deploys SDN via Aria Networks

07/02/2014 Software-defined networking (SDN) platform vendor Aria Networks says that “one of the largest web...

ZTE preps 400G OTN transmission system

06/30/2014 ZTE Corp. (H: 0763.HK/A: 000063.SZ) lifted the covers on a 400G Optical Transport Network (OTN) s...

Huawei debuts 1-Tbps WDM card, 200G photonic integrated device

06/30/2014 Huawei backed up its announcement in Nice last week of a new optical transport architecture (see ...

ZTE launches ZXONE 9700 packet-optical platform

06/26/2014 ZTE Corp. (H: 0763.HK / A: 000063.SZ) has unveiled the ZXONE 9700 Packet OTN series, its next gen...

Transport SDN subject of OIF, ONF demo

06/26/2014 The Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF) and the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) have joined forc...

Huawei unveils SDN-ready optical network architecture

06/26/2014 Huawei Technologies Co Ltd. has unveiled what it refers to as its fifth-generation optical networ...

Ekinops offers 100G metro regional optical transport platform

06/24/2014 Ekinops has unveiled 100-Gbps transponder and muxponder modules for use in metro and regional net...

Allied Fiber opens southeast fiber-optic network route

06/18/2014 Allied Fiber, which plans a nationwide open-access, network-neutral colocation and dark fiber net...

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Optical transport vendors prep for SDN

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From embryonic to tectonic: SDN and the path toward industry transformation

The advent of cloud-based services and applications means networks must become more efficient, ag...

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