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

euNetworks opens new Frankfurt to Zurich fiber network route

05/26/2015 European fiber-optic network services provider euNetworks says it has opened a new, ultra-low lat...

Ciena Waveserver targets data center interconnect

05/20/2015 Ciena (NYSE: CIEN) has unveiled a purpose-built optical transport platform for data center interc...

Colt upgrades European Supercore fiber network with Infinera DTN-X

05/19/2015 Optical transport systems house Infinera says it is supplying its DTN-X packet-optical transport ...

CenturyLink adds PON-based 1-Gbps business services in five states

05/18/2015 CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) says it now offers its PON-based symmetrical 1-Gbps small and mediu...

UK regulator Ofcom wants BT to offer dark fiber

05/18/2015 Ofcom, the UK telecommunications regulatory authority, proposed May 15 that BT offer competitors ...

ECI adds 400G blade to Apollo packet-optical transport platform

05/18/2015 Optical transport systems vendor ECI Telecom has unveiled support for 400-Gbps optical transmissi...

Hibernia adds Zayo to Express submarine network customer list

05/15/2015 Fiber-optic network services provider Hibernia Networks says that Zayo Group has signed up to aug...

Ericsson, Telstra claim unregenerated optical transmission record

05/15/2015 Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) and Australian incumbent carrier Telstra say they have demonstrated unrege...

Clouditalia improves packet transport with Coriant

05/15/2015 Italian integrated and cloud services provider Clouditalia has deployed the Coriant 7090 Packet T...

MEF stretches Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification to 100G

05/14/2015 The MEF says it can now certify systems operating at 100 Gbps within its Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Cer...

Alcatel-Lucent 1620 SOFTNODE for submarine networks offers high density, small footprint

05/11/2015 Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks, the submarine cables subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Pa...

Microsoft invests in transatlantic submarine network capacity

05/11/2015 Two suppliers of submarine network capacity have announced Microsoft Corp. has leased capacity on...

Sorrento Networks tries again

05/08/2015 Sorrento Networks International, a metro DWDM equipment supplier that looked to be a goner last y...

Oi taps Alcatel-Lucent for broadband upgrade, OTN projects

05/07/2015 In a move to increase efficiency of services to its landline and mobile broadband customers and r...

DE-CIX touts 4-Tbps traffic peak at Frankfurt Internet exchange

05/05/2015 International Internet exchange operator DE-CIX reports it reached a new traffic milestone at the...

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by Stephen Hardy
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The term "ecosystem" seems pretty well ensconced in the IT industry, and in networking too of late. The idea of a system of vendors, developers, and operators interacting and collaborating to mutual benefit is one that seems like it ought to have come to fruition a long time ago. Given where we are heading...

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