NETWORK DESIGN

Fiber-optic network design focuses on support of increasing bandwidth requirements in carrier and enterprise fiber-optic networks. From fiber optic cable to DWDM, ROADM, and packet optical transport platforms, fiber-optic network design technology continues to find a home in mobile backhaul, cloud services, data center, and other high-speed network applications.

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SDN market worth $8 billion by 2018 says IDC

08/21/2014 International Data Corp. (IDC) is the latest market research firm to predict the size of the soft...

Telefonica, Brocade benchmark NFV deployment and performance

08/21/2014 Service provider Telefónica (NYSE: TEF) and Brocade (NASDAQ: BRCD) say they have combined to crea...

Viatel promises €125 million expansion

08/19/2014 European telecommunications service provider Viatel, part of the Digiweb Group, says it has €125 ...

Corenet uses ECI Telecom packet-optical transport gear for data center connectivity

08/19/2014 Finnish ICT-based service provider Corenet Oy has deployed the Apollo packet-optical transport sy...

Ericsson/Ciena venture succeeds with Telstra

08/18/2014 The collaboration between Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) and Ciena (NYSE: CIEN) has borne its first fruit...

PEG Bandwidth picks Ekinops for 100G route expansion

08/14/2014 PEG Bandwidth, a provider of mobile backhaul and wireless infrastructure, says it has completed a...
FASTER submarine network system

Google joins Asian carriers to build FASTER submarine network

08/12/2014 NEC Corp. says it has won a contract from a consortium of six companies, including Google, to bui...

tw telecom offers service in Philadelphia metro area

08/12/2014 tw telecom (NASDAQ: TWTC says it has expanded its nationwide network in Philadelphia. The company...

Israeli vendors, researchers form network programming consortium

08/12/2014 Ten Israeli telecoms companies along with a like number of Israeli universities and research inst...

Telstra launches low-latency service for financial traders

08/11/2014 Australian carrier Telstra has launched low-latency connectivity services out of CME Group’s Auro...

Zayo to extend dark fiber into Data Foundry's Houston 2 data center

08/11/2014 Data Foundry, a provider of data center colocation, disaster recovery, and managed services, says...

Arista Networks, VMware extend network virtualization partnership

08/11/2014 Switch vendor Arista Networks, Inc. (NYSE: ANET) and VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW) have announced a st...

TE Connectivity Building Information Modeling objects ease data center network, LAN design

08/07/2014 TE Connectivity (TE) has released Building Information Modeling (BIM) objects for some of its mos...

Overture upgrades 6500 Service Aggregation and Switching Platform

08/06/2014 Overture has released enhanced capabilities for its flagship Overture 6500 service aggregation an...

AFL targets high-density networks with Sub-unitized MicroCore 3.0 fiber-optic cable

08/06/2014 AFL has added the Sub-unitized Premise MicroCore 3.0 to its Premise MicroCore fiber-optic cabling...

NETWORK DESIGN Featured Articles

Digging deep: The secrets behind successful fiber-optic project management

By Allen Powell, S&N Communications -- This article will focus on what actions you, as a muni...

Surviving disasters with fast shared mesh protection

A new class of network resiliency technology, called Shared Mesh Protection, is emerging to take ...

Optical transport vendors prep for SDN

The Open Networking Foundation is still prepping its vision of how software-defined networking co...

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100G and beyond

The applications for which 100 Gbps is needed continue to grow. Meanwhile, plans are already being made for what comes next. These articles look at what’s on the high-speed network horizon.

 

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Stephen Hardy

by Stephen Hardy
Editorial Director and Associate Publisher, Lightwave

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07/02/2014
So, yeah, we’ve redesigned the website. Most of the changes are cosmetic, but there is at least one significant new innovation. The cosmetic touches should be readily apparent. First and foremost you’ll notice that, after varying pronouncements to the contrary in many corners of the fashion, design, and TV worlds, black is i...
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by Arlon Martin
Mellanox Technologies Ltd.

Overcoming the alphabet soup of form factors with 100G QSFP28

08/06/2014
When the IEEE finished the first 100G standard for Ethernet networks, the transceiver industry launched an alphabet soup of form factors. The CFP emerged first, "C" for 100, and FP for "Form factor, Pluggable." Like the early versions of 10G transceivers, the CFP was huge. When compared to the mo...

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