Game-changing Technology for New Subsea Cables
October 9, 2017

The subsea cable market is booming with approximately $9.8 billion in new cables expected to enter service between 2016 and 2018 driven largely by the cloud. The deployment of a subsea cable of over 10,000 kilometers (km) in length can cost more than $500 million, with multiple investors typically financing… Read More

Infinera Makes (Terabit) Waves at ECOC 2017
September 28, 2017

Last week the Infinera team, along with our mobile demonstration unit, the Infinera Express, attended the European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC) 2017 exhibition and conference in Gothenburg, Sweden.  The exhibition attracted 5,234 visitors, with 313 exhibiting companies from 27 countries and a record 3,189 people visiting the Market Focus… Read More

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

Guest Blog: SubOptic 2016 – A New Wave of Next-gen Transport Technologies Shaping the Submarine Networks of the Future
May 9, 2016

By Larry W. Schwartz Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Seaborn Networks Dubai, one of the world’s largest and most cosmopolitan cities, was buzzing recently with telecommunications experts during the SubOptic 2016 conference. For all of us at Seaborn Networks, SubOptic was a momentous occasion as we showcased our state-of-the-art Seabras-1 cable… Read More

A Quantum Leap to Multi-terabits with the Infinera Infinite Capacity Engine
March 21, 2016

By Pravin Mahajan Director of Product and Corporate Marketing Last week I blogged that new innovations are required to scale networks to meet the seemingly infinite increase in bandwidth demand, making 2016 an ideal year to leap ahead of the current generation of optical technologies. Today Infinera unveiled the industry’s… 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

Infinera’s Advanced Coherent Toolkit (ACT) Delivers up to 60% More Performance for Submarine and Terrestrial Optical Cables
January 17, 2016

By Matt Mitchell VP, Optical System Architecture Infinera recently validated our new Advanced Coherent Toolkit (ACT) over one of the world’s longest submarine cables – Telstra’s Endeavour cable, which connects Sydney to Hawaii. The Infinera ACT consists of new techniques that enable increased capacity and reach on subsea and terrestrial… Read More

Extracting More Capacity and Achieving Enhanced Differentiation in Subsea Transmission
December 2, 2015

By Geoff Bennett Director, Solutions and Technology The move from 10G non-coherent to 100G coherent wavelengths in all forms of subsea transmission is more or less complete, and has happened faster than analysts originally estimated, with the 40G data rate rapidly falling out of favor once 100G economics became clear.… Read More

SC15 SCinet: Bringing the World to Austin
November 23, 2015

By Jay Gill Principal Product Marketing Manager As the saying goes, “Everything’s bigger in Texas.” At the Supercomputing ’15 (SC15) conference and show in Austin last week, “BIG” could well have been the theme: big exhibits, big crowds, big data sets, and big ambitions for high-performance computing (HPC) to transform… Read More

Infinera’s 100GbE CE 2.0 Certification: A Pioneering Achievement
November 18, 2015

By Vineet Sharma Sr. Marketing Communications Manager Carrier Ethernet was the toast of the town in Dallas, Texas at the MEF Gen15 conference. And for all of us at Infinera, GEN15 was a momentous occasion as we became the first technology vendor to be certified for 100 GbE Carrier Ethernet… Read More