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OVH deploys Infinera DTN-X to deliver 500 Gb/s super-channels for Pan-European cloud network

OVH Deploys Infinera

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SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN), a leading provider of Digital Optical Networks, announced today that OVH will deploy the Infinera DTN-X platform for their Pan-European Network, featuring 500 Gigabit per second (Gb/s) super-channels. OVH is the largest web hosting company in Europe supporting both public and private cloud services. The DTN-X platform will enable OVH to increase its network capacity by potentially up to 10 times what was previously offered, connecting data centers throughout 10 major European cities in seven countries. With the Infinera DTN-X platform, OVH will deploy multi-terabit optical transmission capacity across its optical network to support the growing and dynamic capacity demands of cloud services. The DTN-X delivers the industry’s first commercially available 500 Gb/s long-haul optical super-channels, which OVH will deploy to provide services to its consumers and enterprise customers with its data centers, across 10,000 kms of optical fiber. OVH’s customers require large amounts of bandwidth very quickly, and a key factor in its selection of the DTN-X was the combination of integrated OTN switching with the delivery of 500 G/bs long-haul super-channels based on Infinera’s 500 Gb/s Photonic Integrated Circuit (PIC) and second generation FlexCoherent™ Processor. Integrated OTN switching enables efficient utilization of long-haul capacity while at the same time enabling OVH to rapidly deploy large amounts of optical bandwidth for customer services. The Infinera DTN-X platform will be deployed across routes on OVH’s network, such as the 1,200 kms Roubaix-Paris-Strasbourg-Frankfurt route, scaling the capacity of the network while lowering operational costs. Infinera Corp.

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