Four Reasons Why Sliceable Optics Elevate Network Agility: Part II
May 22, 2018

Recently on the Infinera blog, we discussed how sliceable optics leverage super-channels to enhance networking flexibility and optimize network assets such as power and real estate. The benefits of sliceable optics span a wide scope of applications. This blog describes just a few of the applications often used by communications… Read More

Four Reasons Why Sliceable Optics Elevate Network Agility: Part I
May 3, 2018

While dense wavelength-division multiplexing (DWDM) disrupted the telecommunications industry by allowing multiple optical carriers to travel in parallel on the same fiber, thereby increasing total capacity, the latest innovation in photonic integration and digital signal processing has led to the introduction of super-channels to take the network into a new… Read More

Infinera at OFC: Innovation on Fast Forward
March 6, 2018

What can you expect from Infinera at OFC 2018, the premier conference for optical networking and communications? In past years we have introduced unique technological innovations to maximize optical performance for cloud scale transport networks. This year, you’ll see how we are putting that innovation on fast forward. Infinera’s unique… Read More

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