PACKET TRANSPORT

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.

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Packet Transport NEWS & PRODUCTS

Openreach turns to Ciena for packet networking gear

08/28/2014 Openreach, BT’s local access network business, will deploy packet networking equipment from Ciena...

Managed hosting provider i3D.net deploys MRV's OptiDriver

08/28/2014 Optical transport systems vendor MRV Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: MRVC) says has supplied its Opt...

OIF, ONF offer Transport SDN demo details

08/26/2014 The Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF) and the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) have released de...

Russia's Akado Telecom upgrades backbone with Infinera DTN-X

08/25/2014 Russian cable MSO Akado Telecom, the trademark of KOMKOR, OJSC, has upgraded its Moscow fiber-opt...

Comcast Business expands New York fiber-optic network

08/25/2014 Comcast Business has expanded the footprint of its fiber-optic network in New York. The business ...

SDN market worth $8 billion by 2018 says IDC

08/21/2014 International Data Corp. (IDC) is the latest market research firm to predict the size of the soft...

Telefonica, Brocade benchmark NFV deployment and performance

08/21/2014 Service provider Telefónica (NYSE: TEF) and Brocade (NASDAQ: BRCD) say they have combined to crea...

Ericsson/Ciena venture succeeds with Telstra

08/18/2014 The collaboration between Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) and Ciena (NYSE: CIEN) has borne its first fruit...

PEG Bandwidth picks Ekinops for 100G route expansion

08/14/2014 PEG Bandwidth, a provider of mobile backhaul and wireless infrastructure, says it has completed a...

Telstra launches low-latency service for financial traders

08/11/2014 Australian carrier Telstra has launched low-latency connectivity services out of CME Group’s Auro...

Zayo to extend dark fiber into Data Foundry's Houston 2 data center

08/11/2014 Data Foundry, a provider of data center colocation, disaster recovery, and managed services, says...

Overture upgrades 6500 Service Aggregation and Switching Platform

08/06/2014 Overture has released enhanced capabilities for its flagship Overture 6500 service aggregation an...

OIF touts optical SDN role

08/04/2014 The Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF) believes it can take a lead role in helping to define the...

WOW! Business winning fiber-based mobile backhaul deals in Chicago

08/04/2014 WOW! Business says it is racking up deals with “multiple wireless operators” to provide fiber-bas...

Anritsu MT1000A Network Master Pro offers all-around optical transport test capabilities

07/24/2014 Test and measurement instrument provider Anritsu says the MT1000A Network Master Pro offers field...

Packet Transport Featured Articles

Surviving disasters with fast shared mesh protection

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

Building a data-center network with optimal performance and economy

East-west flows are dominating data-center traffic, but optical circuit switching with new contro...

From embryonic to tectonic: SDN and the path toward industry transformation

The advent of cloud-based services and applications means networks must become more efficient, ag...

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100G and beyond

The applications for which 100 Gbps is needed continue to grow. Meanwhile, plans are already being made for what comes next. These articles look at what’s on the high-speed network horizon.

 

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by Stephen Hardy
Editorial Director and Associate Publisher, Lightwave

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Overcoming the alphabet soup of form factors with 100G QSFP28

Wed Aug 06 16:00:00 CDT 2014
When the IEEE finished the first 100G standard for Ethernet networks, the transceiver industry launched an alphabet soup of form factors. The CFP emerged first, "C" for 100, and FP for "Form factor, Pluggable." Like the early versions of 10G transceivers, the CFP was huge. When compared to the mo...

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