Fiber optic network design for DWDM, ROADM & enterprise networks: Lightwave

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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Network design NEWS & PRODUCTS

Telefonica trials multivendor Transport SDN

11/24/2014 Telefónica SA (NYSE: TEF), which has publicized several trials and demonstrations of transport so...

Indonesia's PGASCOM taps Coriant for submarine network capacity upgrade

11/24/2014 Coriant GmbH says that Indonesian fiber-optic network operator PGASCOM has chosen the Coriant hiT...

Comcast Business plans fiber-optic network expansion in Albuquerque and Santa Fe

11/20/2014 Comcast Business, the business services arm of cable MSO Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA, CMCSK), sa...

OIF looks to solidify Transport SDN APIs

11/20/2014 Having demonstrated the potential of several application programming interfaces (APIs) for transp...

ECI Telecom unveils SmartLight SDN framework

11/20/2014 Systems vendor ECI Telecom Ltd. has launched SmartLight, ECI's framework for deploying software-d...

Metro WDM takes a hit in North America says Dell'Oro Group

11/20/2014 Demand for optical transport equipment in North American declined 13% year-over-year in the third...

CALIENT unveils SDN optical topology controller

11/20/2014 Optical switch vendor CALIENT Technologies, Inc. has announced a new software controller develope...

Fujitsu unveils FLASHWAVE 5300 Ethernet services platform

11/18/2014 Fujitsu Network Communications has introduced the FLASHWAVE 5300 Ethernet Access and aggregation ...

3Q14 optical network equipment spend down 5% year-on-year says Infonetics

11/18/2014 The global optical network hardware market, including SONET/SDH and WDM equipment, totaled $3 bil...

Research networks light up 100G North Atlantic ring

11/18/2014 Internet2, NORDUnet, CANARIE, and SURFnet, four research and education (R&E) network organiza...

ACT deploys Fujitsu FLASHWAVE 9500 in Wyoming

11/17/2014 Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc. is collaborating with communications service provider Advanc...

100 Gigabit Ethernet optical transceiver market set for growth says Infonetics

11/17/2014 Globally, 10G, 40G, and 100G optical transceiver revenues totaled $1.9 billion in 2013, up 18% fr...

KVH taps Cyan for 100G submarine network backhaul

11/14/2014 Tokyo-based KVH has selected packet-optical transport systems and the Blue Planet software-define...

Kazakhtelecom JSC tests 100G with Coriant, Juniper Networks

11/14/2014 Kazakhtelecom JSC says it has completed a field trial of a nationwide 100-Gbps fiber-optic networ...

Alcatel-Lucent offers virtualized IP edge router functions via Intel servers

11/13/2014 Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) says it will offer a suite of virtualized IP edge r...

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Tug-of-war between insertion loss and distance in optical-fiber networks

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Stephen Hardy

by Stephen Hardy
Editorial Director and Associate Publisher, Lightwave

Watch for silicon photonics on the line side

10/23/2014
Most of the hullabaloo around silicon photonics has centered on its application to data center networks. But presentations and announcements at last month’s ECOC in Cannes, France, indicate the technology will play on the line side as well. For example, Acacia Communications used the show to further publicize its use of sili...
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Forget about the labels

11/03/2014
In the luxury and fashion world, we could argue that brand names and labels are important. But in our world, the optical network world, donning a brand-named fiber-optic component is not mission critical. Purchasing behavior is—as it should be—based on quality, price, and service. A ProLabs survey, which was conduc...

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