Better Together: How Infinera Is Enabling Our Global Partners Win More Deals
October 12, 2016

By Jeff Marinchak Senior Director, Channel Sales Infinera recently announced its new Partner Program, developed to provide our partners with the tools to win, while simplifying and accelerating the process of bringing innovative optical networking technology to market  in order to quickly meet (and exceed) end-user demands. Built upon the… Read More

Seeding the Clouds: Advancing DCI Technology from Hyperscale to Enterprise and Back
October 3, 2016

By Jay Gill Principal Manager, Cloud & SDN Marketing With the launch of the Cloud Xpress 2, the second generation of Infinera’s market-leading Cloud Xpress Family of data center interconnect (DCI) products, we like to say we’ve raised the bar. The Cloud Xpress 2 is built with our most advanced optical… Read More

Guest Blog: Blazing Trails with Gigabit and Network Innovation in the Upper Midwest
September 26, 2016

By Jon Pederson CTO, Midco Midco makes every effort to stay on the leading edge. In fact, we continuously enhance and expand our services to serve our customer base, which includes 300,000 residential and business customers in 335 communities in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. We recently announced… Read More

Why Infinera Xceed Breaks New Ground in Transport SDN
August 31, 2016

By Pravin Mahajan Director Product Marketing In 2009, Kate Greene, a technology writer based here in Silicon Valley, coined a new term to describe Stanford University’s OpenFlow project in an article that appeared in the MIT Technology Review. That term – software-defined networking (SDN) – was seen as tautological by… Read More

Solving Scale Challenges in Mexico – One of Latin America’s Fastest Growing Markets
July 11, 2016

By John Martinez, Sr. Marketing Specialist According to emarketer.com, it is estimated that in 2015 there were over 60 million Internet users in Mexico, which represents about a 50% penetration rate.  Compared to other countries this rate is low, but according to eMarketer, Mexico’s Internet adoption rate is rapidly growing… Read More

Reducing Cost and Latency in Ring-based Multi-Layer Networks (AKA Lessons Learned on the Circle Line)
July 7, 2016

By Chris Liou, VP Network Strategy In the London rail system, there is a line called the Circle Line that ferries riders past many famous tube stops in central London – Victoria Station, Paddington, etc. On my last trip to London, I got on the train going the wrong direction.… Read More

New Metro Product Naming Reflects Significant Integration Progress
June 28, 2016

Karl Thedéen Sr. Vice President, Head of Metro Business Group Almost a year ago, Infinera expanded its offerings to include the technologies, portfolio and resources of Transmode. Since then, we have rapidly integrated the two companies' product portfolios into a cohesive end-to-end optical portfolio with best-in-class products for the three… Read More

Guest Blog: Choose Your Allies Carefully
May 3, 2016

By Mattias Fridström CTO – Telia Carrier We all know that Internet traffic is growing every day. In my role as CTO at Telia Carrier, it is crucial to constantly stay on top of this growth and review where we need to expand or size up our network, how we… Read More

The Infinera Experience – A Unique Recipe for Delivering Peace of Mind
April 11, 2016

 By Jeffrey Marshall Vice President, Service Business Development A few years ago, I met with the vice president of operations of one of our long-haul network customers, who spoke passionately about how Infinera has dramatically changed his business model for the better.  He also talked about the total experience his… Read More

The Leap Year Effect on Optical Networking
March 16, 2016

By Pravin Mahajan Director of Product and Corporate Marketing Silicon Valley celebrated a milestone last month, hosting the most watched online event in the country’s history. Super Bowl 50 broke all records. According to CBS, 3.96 million unique viewers tuned in to watch the event via connected devices, setting a… Read More