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

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...

RETN upgrades pan-European fiber-optic network with Infinera DTN-X

02/24/2015 Europe-based international network service provider RETN has installed Infinera's DTN-X packet op...

ZyXEL offers 10-Gigabit Ethernet switches for SMB networks

02/24/2015 Networking product vendor ZyXEL Communications now offers 12- and 24-port 10-Gigabit switches for...

CenturyLink tests a terabit over fiber

02/23/2015 CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) has partnered with Ciena Corp. (NASDAQ: CIEN) to deploy 1-Tbps opti...

Tenerife Island Council upgrades metro fiber-optic network

02/23/2015 Tenerife Island Council (Cabildo Insular de Tenerife) in the Canary Islands has built a new metro...

ONF creates online open source software development community and code repository

02/19/2015 The Open Networking Foundation (ONF), which has been developing specifications, use cases, and ot...

Equinix deploys Infinera DTN-X in three data centers

02/18/2015 Global interconnection and data center company Equinix has deployed the Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN) D...

Alcatel-Lucent offers 400-Gbps IP router interface

02/18/2015 Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) says it will offer 400-Gbps line cards for its 7750...

Allied Fiber's southeastern dark fiber route links to Colo Atl

02/17/2015 Allied Fiber will connect the 700-mile dark fiber route it is building from Miami to Atlanta to C...

Interxion, TelecityGroup sign non-binding merger agreement

02/17/2015 European-based data center operators Interxion Holding N.V. and TelecityGroup plc (LSE: TCY) have...

ViaWest builds Portland-area data center

02/17/2015 Hybrid colocation provider ViaWest announced last week that it should complete the construction o...

Cyan makes data center interconnect play with N-Series

02/11/2015 Packet-optical transport and software-defined networking (SDN) platform developer Cyan (NYSE:CYNI...

Zayo Tranzact platform offers quick connection to AWS

02/10/2015 Zayo Group Holdings Inc. (NYSE:ZAYO) asserts that customers of its fiber-optic network services c...

RCN Business unveils managed LAN service

02/10/2015 RCN Business, which provides network services in Boston, Chicago, Lehigh Valley (PA), New York Ci...

Netrality Properties expands into Houston

02/10/2015 Netrality Properties, a colocation/connectivity company that debuted last month, has expanded its...

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Editorial Guides

Optical Access Strategies for MSOs

Even with ongoing work on advances such as DOCSIS 3.1, fiber will become even more critical for cable operators as bandwidth demands grow. These articles highlight potential future pathways.

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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...
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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