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Australia's AARNet4 upgrades to 100GbE with Juniper Networks

November 26, 2013

Australia’s Academic and Research Network (AARNet) says it has selected Juniper’s advanced routing and switching networking technology as the foundation for AARNet4, the country’s next-generation network for research and education.

RAD's Megaplex platform supports Brazilian utility CELPE

November 26, 2013

CELPE, a Brazilian power utility in the state of Pernambuco, says it has nearly completed the second phase in the upgrade of its communications network by extending its digital backbone to the city of Serra Talhada, 415 km from its corporate headquarters in Recife.

MEF launches MEF-CECP 2.0 certification exam

November 25, 2013

The Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) says it has updated the MEF Carrier Ethernet Certified Professional (MEF-CECP) certification exam to include additional Carrier Ethernet concepts and topics encompassing all aspects of the MEF's Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0).

MegaFon, Huawei complete Phase 1 of 100G DREAM project

November 25, 2013

Russian service provider MegaFon says it has completed Phase I of the Diverse Route for European and Asian Markets (DREAM) project, a Eurasian intercontinental high-speed fiber backbone network, using 100G WDM technology from Huawei.

MRV builds Carrier Ethernet network for Springfield, MA

November 21, 2013

Optical transport systems vendor MRV Communications Inc. (OTCQB: MRVC) says the City of Springfield, MA, is using MRV products to create a new high-bandwidth telecommunication network throughout the city and surrounding region.

Molex, Calient extend optical circuit switching to InfiniBand applications

November 19, 2013

Molex Inc. has teamed with Calient Technologies, Inc., to demonstrate an InfiniBand-based hybrid packet-optical circuit switched network architecture at this week’s Supercomputing 2013 event in Denver.

Level 3 expands network capacity in Latin America

November 19, 2013

Level 3 Communications, Inc., (NYSE: LVLT) says it has expanded and upgraded its fiber-optic network infrastructure in Latin America to meet growing demand for integrated IP services, particularly in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, and Venezuela.

ZTE technology supports record-breaking traffic on China Singles' Day

November 18, 2013

ZTE Corp. (H: 0763.HK / A: 000063.SZ) says it has provided high-speed data transmission systems to help Alibaba Group handle a record-breaking surge in online shopping traffic on China Singles’ Day on November 11, which is the busiest day of the year for Internet retailers in China.

MRV launches OptiDriver optical transport platform line

November 7, 2013

Packet and optical transport systems developer MRV Communications, Inc. (OTCQB: MRVC) has launched a new line of high-density optical platforms. The OptiDriver series will be designed to provide capacity, intelligence, and multi-dimensional flexibility by enabling service providers to mix a variety of line cards – including those currently used in already fielded MRV systems – to meet their requirements.

Vello Systems supports Pacnet's SDN deployment

November 5, 2013

Vello Systems says that Pacnet is using the systems and software vendor’s Connectivity Exchange application based on the VellOS 7.0 Linux software platform to support its recently announced Pacnet Enabled Network (PEN; see “Pacnet launches SDN-enabled network”). PEN is designed to enable Pacnet to deliver “network as a service” offerings to customers in Asia-Pacific.

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