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

Aria Networks touts OTT service customer for new net planning/provisioning software

07/16/2015 Aria Networks, which offers software services for network operators, data centers, and high-traff...

TSO TenneT taps ECI packet optical transport for utility network

07/16/2015 TenneT TSO GmbH Germany, one of the top five electricity transmission system operators (TSOs) in ...

CXR offers SWCE 10 Gigabit Ethernet Carrier Ethernet switch

07/09/2015 French Ethernet systems house CXR has announced the SWCE line of 10 Gigabit Ethernet Carrier Ethe...

Telefónica pairs with Alcatel-Lucent for NFV

07/09/2015 Telefónica and Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) have agreed to jointly test network ...

redIT targets data center interconnectivity with Coriant 7100 Nano deployment

07/06/2015 redIT, a KIO Networks Group company that operates in the United States and Mexico, has deployed t...

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ZTE debuts new packet OTN platform

06/28/2015 ZTE used last week's WDM & Next-Generation Optical Networking Forum Nice, France to unveil th...

Proximus tests 1-Tbps superchannel

06/25/2015 Proximus (nee Belgacom) has successfully completed a test transmission of a 1-Tbps superchannel u...

Omnitron offers Carrier Ethernet NID in SFP optical transceiver

06/25/2015 Omnitron Systems Technology, Inc. has expanded its line of Carrier Ethernet network interface dev...

Ciena offers virtualization switch CPE for NFV

06/22/2015 Ciena Corp. (NYSE:CIEN) says it now offers an Ethernet CPE platform designed to enable virtualize...

CALIENT touts SDN-enabled optical circuit switching

06/22/2015 Optical switch vendor CALIENT Technologies, Inc. used last week's Optinet China Conference in Bei...

ECI to unveil core network OTN/packet switches

06/19/2015 Optical transport systems vendor ECI says it plans to use Next Generation Optical Networking Even...

ADVA Optical Networking offers NFV demarcation systems

06/16/2015 ADVA Optical Networking has expanded its play in software-defined networking (SDN) and network fu...

O2 rolling out 100G fiber network across UK

06/15/2015 O2, the commercial brand of Telefónica UK Ltd., is deploying a 100-Gbps fiber-optic network acros...

ONF releases Atrium open SDN software package

06/09/2015 The Open Networking Foundation (ONF) says it has released the first iteration of Atrium, a compen...

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Stephen Hardy

by Stephen Hardy
Editorial Director and Associate Publisher, Lightwave

2015 FTTH Connect Reporter’s Notebook, Day 1

Tue Jun 30 09:15:00 CDT 2015
The FTTH Connect conference (nee the FTTH Council Americas' FTTH Conference) is in full swing at the Anaheim Convention Center. So is a high school girls volleyball tournament. At both events, we find: Bump Roland Montagne of IDATE, who does a lot of the FTTH Council Europe's market research work, reported that FTTH activity...
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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