Packet switched networks using mpls, pbb, frame relay & ponp technology: Lightwave


Packet transport networks take advantage of a variety of technologies. Carrier Ethernet switches, packet optical transport systems, IP switches and routers, and label switched router platforms are some of the technologies carriers have employed in packet transport networks for mobile backhaul, video transmission, data services, and other digital services.


Packet Transport NEWS & PRODUCTS

Infinera ships Cloud Xpress platform

12/18/2014 Infinera Corp. (NASDAQ: INFN) says it has shipped the Infinera Cloud Xpress for production deploy...

Cisco brings data analytics to network hardware

12/17/2014 Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) has unveiled its data and analytics strategy and product portfo...

Malaysian carrier's carrier Fiberail deploys 100-Gbps capable packet optical network

12/16/2014 Optical transport systems vendor Transmode has deployed its EMXP 220 IIe, a packet-optical transp...

TIM Brasil adds more 100-Gbps optical transport via Xtera

12/16/2014 TIM Brasil has deployed additional 100-Gbps optical transport equipment from Xtera Communications...

Brocade, Ciena, and Cisco join AT&T Domain 2.0 supplier list


CenturyLink takes on Big Data with Cognilytics acquisition

12/15/2014 CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) says it has acquired Cognilytics, a provider of predictive analytic...

Comcast Business extends fiber to Salt Lake City's California Avenue

12/15/2014 Comcast Business, the business services unit of cable MSO Comcast Corp. (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK), s...

Broadcom adds carrier features to SDN platform

12/11/2014 Broadcom Corp. (NASDAQ: BRCM) has released version 2.0 of its next-generation OpenFlow Data Plane...

ADVA offers access link monitoring for dark fiber networks

12/10/2014 Optical transport systems vendor ADVA Optical Networking has taken the wraps off the FSP 3000 Acc...

GL Communications adds Ethernet and IP test to PacketExpert

12/10/2014 Test and measurement equipment supplier GL Communications Inc. now offers Ethernet and IP test ca...

Certes Networks protects virtualized data with CryptoFlow Cloud

12/09/2014 Certes Networks, a developer of encryption products to protect networked applications, has launch...

Lightower extends connectivity to Amazon Web Services

12/09/2014 Lightower Fiber Networks has broadened its direct connectivity options to Amazon Web Services' (A...

Comcast connects teleworkers with Ethernet @Home

12/09/2014 Comcast Business has unveiled a new business Ethernet service to provide employees working from h...

Ciena Agility Matrix offers online shopping for VNFs

12/04/2014 A bit late for Cyber Monday but early enough for Christmas, Ciena (NYSE:CIEN) has launched a soft...

Limestone Networks completes 100G upgrade with Cisco

12/01/2014 Limestone Networks (LSN), an infrastructure as a service (IaaS) provider of on-demand cloud, dedi...

Packet Transport Featured Articles

Impact of Big Data transport on network innovation

The Internet and data services have evolved significantly - which means a new set of requirements...

Smart transceivers reduce capex/opex of network upgrades and new deployments

A new class of pluggable transceiver modules is attracting a lot of interest these days. Module s...

Surviving disasters with fast shared mesh protection

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

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Editorial Guides

Evolving Metro/Access Networks

The demands placed on metro and access networks have created new requirements that must be accommodated. These articles will help network planners create a winning strategy that will keep their networks ahead of the game.




Stephen Hardy

by Stephen Hardy
Editorial Director and Associate Publisher, Lightwave

Watch for silicon photonics on the line side

Thu Oct 23 15:04:00 CDT 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

Mon Nov 03 15:04:00 CST 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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