The South of France Was Hot for Infinera
August 3, 2017

The South of France is always hot in the summer, but this summer it was particularly hot for Infinera. The co-located Next Generation Optical Networking (NGON) and Optical Data Centre Interconnect events in Nice were nice (couldn’t resist the pun). They not only brought together the traditional optical vendors and… Read More

Customer Recognition of Infinera Sustainability Program
June 19, 2017

In recent years, Infinera customers’ focus on sustainability has continuously increased. Customers are focused both on improving their own sustainability programs and efforts to contribute to a more sustainable society, while also evaluating their suppliers to ensure a sustainability focus in the value chain. As sustainability covers many aspects and… Read More

Addressing the Challenge of Cloud Scale Metro Networks
June 13, 2017

Today Infinera announced the XTM II, our next-generation metro platform aimed at bringing cloud scale capacity and performance to metro networks. This is a significant announcement as it helps operators address a key challenge that exists today – bringing the scale needed to metro access and aggregation networks, and especially those… Read More

Cloud Xpress 2 Storms the Market
June 5, 2017

With our announcement today that the Cloud Xpress 2 (CX2) is generally available (see my short video), Infinera is looking back and celebrating over two years of Cloud Xpress market leadership, and looking forward to what we believe will be strong adoption of the latest member of the Cloud Xpress… Read More

Top Three Vital Enterprise Applications
May 24, 2017

The enterprise shift to cloud is well underway and accelerating, driving the need for increased network bandwidth and performance to connect corporate offices to data centers and cloud application providers. As more applications and content move to the cloud, enterprises are relying heavily on the underlying networks to achieve greater… Read More

Canalink Field Test: Scaling Capacity While Protecting the Investments of Subsea Operators
May 16, 2017

Infinera recently concluded a successful field test with Canalink across the subsea network operator’s 1,393 kilometer (km) subsea cable between the Conil landing point on the Spanish mainland and Tenerife in the Canary Islands. This test was conducted across three fully loaded channel plans at 25 gigahertz (GHz), 37.5 GHz… Read More

Top Five Lessons Learned from DCI Deployments – Part Two
May 8, 2017

With the Cloud Xpress 2 heading toward deployment in multiple customer networks, we’re looking back at a few lessons learned from Cloud Xpress deployments over the past two years. Last week in Part One, I covered the first two lessons, learned from enterprise datacenter interconnect (DCI) deployments. Today, let’s look… Read More

Top Five Lessons Learned from DCI Deployments – Part One
May 1, 2017

Since the first Cloud Xpress deployments for data center interconnect (DCI) over two years ago, Infinera has seen a lot of DCI applications and worked with a variety of customers, from hyperscale internet content providers (ICPs) to communication service providers (CSPs) to enterprises. We’ve learned a lot along the way,… Read More

Focused on Building Environmentally Sustainable Networks
April 11, 2017

Sustainable business practices are key to Infinera. In March, Infinera’s Green Team hosted Acterra’s Green Team Spring Forum, where Silicon Valley-based leaders met to focus on sustainability and environmental protection efforts, share successes and challenges, and support each other. Acterra’s Silicon Valley Green Team Network brings together volunteer representatives from… Read More

Top Five Facts You May Not Know about Enterprise Networking
March 27, 2017

Fact #1: Connected Devices are on the Rise: Cloud-based applications are changing the way enterprises work, from the products they manufacture and the services they offer to the way their employees interact with each other, or with customers and partners. More “things” than ever are designed to be connected. Fifty… Read More