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

TSIC nears metro optical transport vendor selection

03/26/2015 Sources at TeliaSonera International Carrier (TSIC) say the company could conclude its next-gener...

Verizon confirms Ciena, Cisco to supply U.S. 100-Gbps metro network gear

03/24/2015 Verizon today confirmed previous reports from the financial community that it will build its next...

EANTC demo shows multivendor interoperability for converged metro cloud

03/17/2015 Software-defined networking (SDN) enabled metro optical transport systems vendor BTI Systems says...

Deutsche Telekom partners with Huawei on IT and cloud

03/17/2015 Deutsche Telekom says it will expand its current collaboration with Huawei to cover information t...

Shandong Electric Power upgrades packet transport network with Coriant

03/17/2015 Shandong Electric Power Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of the State Grid Corporation of China, ...

Lightower acquires Chicago’s ColocationZone

03/13/2015 Fiber-optic network service provider Lightower Fiber Networks has beefed up its presence in Chica...

Alcatel-Lucent offers metro-focused 1830 PSS enhancements

03/12/2015 Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) has expanded its 1830 Photonic Service Switch (PSS)...

CenturyLink tabs Cyan's Blue Planet to orchestrate NFV-enabled business services

03/12/2015 CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) will roll out new services aimed at enterprises and small to medium...

Pacnet deploys optical layer SDN and NFV with Infinera

03/11/2015 Pacnet, which provides fiber-optic network services throughout the Asia-Pacific region, says it h...

Zayo offers Amazon Web Services connections in London

03/10/2015 Fiber-optic network services company Zayo Group Holdings Inc. (NYSE:ZAYO) says it now offers Amaz...

Equinix adds New York data center

03/10/2015 Global interconnection and data center provider Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ: EQIX) has announced the op...

Telefonica demos end-to-end NFV

03/09/2015 Telefónica used last week's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, to demonstrate end-to-end ...

Coriant offers metro edge version of 7100 packet optical transport platform

03/06/2015 Coriant has expanded the line of 7100 packet-optical transport systems it acquired from Tellabs (...

Compass Networks unveils SDN Forwarding Platform

03/04/2015 Router company Compass Networks (the recently renamed Compass-EOS) has used Mobile World Congress...

Ciena offers new WaveLogic chips, architecture, switches for 'web-scale world'

02/25/2015 Ciena (NYSE: CIEN) has furthered its efforts to align its focus with emerging "web-scale&quo...

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Stephen Hardy

by Stephen Hardy
Editorial Director and Associate Publisher, Lightwave

OFC 2015 Reporter's Notebook: Day 2

Wed Mar 25 22:30:00 CDT 2015
I don't know if it's a fully coordinated effort or merely coincidence, but I've met with several companies so far (Finisar, OFS, and Avago among them, with CommScope joining the list on Thursday) who want you all to know that multimode fiber isn't dead yet. Sure, Microsoft, Facebook, and other data center operators are toutin...
Chris Janz

by Chris Janz
Ciena Corp.

Why there is no room for ego in the new-age networking ecosystem

Fri Jan 23 14:30:00 CST 2015
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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