Live production network successfully transmits 800G
Infinera and Windstream have announced the completion of a live production network trial that successfully achieved 800 gigabits per second (800G) single-wavelength transmission over 730 kilometers (km) across Windstream’s long-haul network between San Diego and Phoenix.
Successful trial of LR8-based 400GbE client-side services
Windstream Wholesale and Infinera have successfully demonstrated 400GbE client-side services with commercially available ultra-efficient 400GbE-LR8 QSFP-DD compact pluggable interfaces.
Achieving 800G across 800km with ICE6
Infinera and Corning Incorporated has announced it can deliver an 800 gigabits per second (800G) single wavelength with Infinera’s sixth-generation Infinite Capacity Engine (ICE6) technology across 800km on Corning’s TXF optical fibre.
Coherent transmission field trial over 50GHz grid metro infrastructure
Infinera and GlobalConnect have announced the successful completion of a field trial demonstrating 400 gigabits per second (400G) coherent transmission over a 50 gigahertz (GHz) fixed grid metro transport network concurrently with pre-existing 10G channels.
New hardened TSN solution for 5G and fibre deep applications
Infinera has announced the availability of the Infinera EMXP-XH800, an X-haul-optimised packet optical switch purpose-built for Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN). Part of Infinera’s XTM Series, the EMXP-XH800 is Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF)-compliant and builds on the company’s legacy of innovation, delivering ultra low power, low latency, and high density packet optical solutions designed to help network operators cost effectively deploy...
Network automation solution to enhance open-access broadband
Infinera has announced that NBN Co, Australia’s wholesale open-access broadband provider, installed self-healing capabilities into its transit network with the deployment of Infinera’s Transcend software-defined networking (SDN) solution.
Transport network modernised for 5G
The partnership between Infinera and XL Axiata announced today the expansion of XL Axiata’s South Sumatra terrestrial network and its Singapore-to-Jakarta subsea network via B2JS (Jakarta-Bangka-Batam-Singapore) with the Infinera XTC platform, leveraging Infinera’s Infinite Capacity Engine (ICE4).
Optical network equipment acquisition closes
Provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, Infinera, has closed its acquisition of Coriant, a privately held global supplier of open network solutions for the largest global network operators. The acquisition reportedly positions Infinera as one of the largest vertically integrated optical network equipment providers.
Delivering ‘dark fibre-like network’ across the UK
Infinera has announced its intent to acquire Coriant, a privately held global supplier of open, hyperscale network solutions. The acquisition significantly scales the company as the next wave of global network spending begins, creating one of the world’s largest optical network equipment providers.
Norrsken first to deploy Infinera XTM II and 400G Flexponder
Infinera has announced that Norrsken is the first to deploy the Infinera XTM II and the recently released 400G Flexponder, delivering 100 Gb/s services to leading internet service providers and carriers. Infinera’s XTM II and 400G Flexponder enable Norrsken to deliver high-capacity, low-latency 200 Gb/s transport across Sweden with industry-leading low power consumption and a small footprint.
Meshponder delivers 19Tb of capacity on transatlantic route
Provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, Infinera, has announced the successful completion of a subsea field trial with a major subsea network provider on a modern transatlantic route. The field trial was conducted with the Infinera XTS-3300 meshponder and demonstrated the potential of 19 terabits per second (19T) per fibre pair, delivering the highest spectral efficiency on a major transatlantic route to operate with stable, commercial-r...
Core-Backbone deploys Infinera Cloud Xpress 2 for DCI across Europe
Infinera and Core-Backbone has announced the deployment of the Infinera Cloud Xpress 2 for high-capacity data center interconnect (DCI) between six cities in Europe. With Cloud Xpress 2, Core-Backbone demonstrates its leadership in deploying advanced technologies to grow its multi-city data center networks.
Infinera and Canalink validate infinite capacity engine
Infinera has announced a successful subsea field test with Canalink across its subsea cable. The test, conducted with the Infinera Infinite Capacity Engine (ICE4) and featuring Infinera's fourth-generation photonic integrated circuit (PIC), demonstrated the capability to upgrade the cable capacity 13-fold. Canalink owns a system of undersea fibre optic cables that link the Canary Islands with the Iberian Peninsula and the western c...
Infinera paves the way to 5G with open mobile transport solutions
The Mobile Fronthaul and Mobile Backhaul Solutions has been expanded by Infinera to support mobile operators as their networks evolve to become 5G ready.
ECIX deploys Infinera Cloud Xpress for data centre interconnect
Infinera announced that ECIX, a provider of Internet Exchange (IX) services in Europe, deployed the Infinera Cloud Xpress to interconnect data centres in Frankfurt, Germany. The Cloud Xpress enables ECIX to optically interconnect data centres with hyperscale density, operational simplicity and low power consumption to deliver scalable IX services to its customers. ECIX, the second largest German Internet Exchange Point, delivers interconnect...
RETN deploys Infinera Cloud Xpress in Western Europe
Infinera and RETN announced the deployment of the Infinera Cloud Xpress for RETN’s regional network in Western Europe, providing connectivity between Frankfurt, Munich and Vienna. The Cloud Xpress enables RETN to interconnect its regional networks with scalability, simplicity and reliability. RETN operates a backbone network that stretches over 32,000 kilometers of fibre and connects 29 countries across Europe, Asia and North America.
Infinera Xceed software suite powered by OpenDaylight
Infinera, a provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, has announced that the Infinera Xceed Software Suite (Xceed) is the first optical transport software-defined networking (SDN) solution to join the 'Powered by OpenDaylight' program. The OpenDaylight Project (ODL) is a collaborative open source project that aims to accelerate the adoption of SDN and network functions virtualisation.
Infinera Cloud Xpress interconnects data centres
A provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, Infinera, has announced that Yahoo! JAPAN, a Japanese internet company, deployed the Infinera Cloud Xpress to interconnect its data centres in Osaka. The Cloud Xpress enables Yahoo! JAPAN to interconnect data centres with hyper-scale density, operational simplicity and low power consumption to deliver internet services to its customers.
Powering cloud scale networks with DTN-X platforms
Infinera announced a number of new platforms within the award winning DTN-X Family designed to power cloud scale networks. With this announcement, Infinera is ushering in the next generation of Intelligent Transport Network architecture that blends the best of web scale technologies with the best of telco-grade technologies, yielding over 50% better total cost of ownership (TCO) over conventional networks.
Partner programme simplifies delivery of optical networking
A partner program has been launched by Infinera to simplify bringing innovative optical networking technology to end-users facing growing bandwidth demands. The Infinera Partner Program offers channel partners an application-optimised portfolio spanning access, metro, long-haul, DCI and subsea networks while improving partners’ ability to build and grow their business.