Content tagged with Optical
Coriant Launches Dynamic Optical Cloud
News Wire Feed | 3/11/2014 | Post a comment
Coriant combines packet-optical networking platforms and a mobile edge router with applications, orchestration, and a controller to create a cloud-based optical services platform.
Open Source Breaks Optical Barriers
News Analysis | 3/11/2014 | 7 comments
A new industry group plans to break down the cost, complexity, and interoperability issues that are hampering data center operators and cloud service providers.
Going Beyond 100G? Not So Fast…
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 3/10/2014 | 6 comments
There's growing urgency around the need to migrate beyond 100G to 400G transport networks, but who is driving that urgency? Is 400G really the next evolutionary step?
Do We Need 400G?
Flash Poll | 3/7/2014 | Post a comment
With 100G deployments ramping up and work already underway on 1Tbit/s capabilities, is there really any need for 400G?
Infinera Automates Multi-layer Transport Networks
News Wire Feed | 3/4/2014 | Post a comment
Infinera unveils new super-channel FlexROADM, spectrum-switched optical network solution and flexible-grid super-channel capability – all aimed at increasing automation in multi-layer digital and optical transport networks.
MRV Looking to Regain Momentum
News Analysis | 3/4/2014 | 4 comments
With several announcements planned for OFC 2014, MRV Communications is trying to push hard in the optical sector, a market it almost gave up on.
The New Resonant Relationship Between NEPs & Their Customers
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 2/27/2014 | 2 comments
Operators and network equipment providers are facing uncertainty together, pooling their understanding of what the future might look like. For network equipment providers, this uncertain future has meant becoming even more responsive to the needs of their operator customers, and responding to the network functions virtualization (NFV) challenge.
MWC14: Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg
LRTV Interviews | 2/25/2014 | 5 comments
Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg talks about indoor coverage, the telco cloud, the Ciena relationship, and the World Cup in an interview at Mobile World Congress 2014.
Juniper Expands Its Virtual World
News Analysis | 2/23/2014 | 5 comments
Juniper offers to help carriers become telco 'cloud builders' with an expanded range of network management tools, virtualized functions and router capacity upgrades that build on its SDN story.
Pacnet Turns On SDN in APAC, US
News Analysis | 2/18/2014 | Post a comment
The network is designed to offer flexibility, reduced cost of operations, and pay-as-you-go pricing, with free Starbucks latte for everyone! (We made up the part about Starbucks.)
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Small cells will carry half of all mobile data traffic by 2015, Broadcom is predicting.