Turning up the Volume on Open Optical Networking
November 17, 2017

It has been a busy couple of weeks for Infinera in the world of open optical networks, and particularly open line systems. First, we were proud to be selected as the newest member of the Open ROADM MSA, one of the leading forums for defining and implementing standards for open… Read More

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

The Future of the Cloud Lies Under the Sea
September 12, 2017

Today marks a milestone in Infinera’s journey of continuing to push the boundaries of optical networking. Seaborn Networks announced the deployment of the Infinera XTS-3300 meshponder on their Seabras-1 subsea cable. Seabras-1 is one of the longest uncompensated subsea fiber cables in the world, connecting New York and São Paulo.… Read More

Transforming Subsea Networks to Cloud Scale
January 26, 2017

“Changing Realities” was the theme at PTC’17, the Pacific Telecommunications Council’s annual conference held last week in Honolulu, where panelists from across the industry and academia converged to discuss the challenges faced by subsea operators as they strive to address the unprecedented growth in bandwidth demand due to the rise… 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