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

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

Warming Our Hearts by Helping Others
March 24, 2017

During January, Infinera held a One Warm Coat and clothing drive to benefit the Sacred Heart Community Service (Sacred Heart), one of the many community service projects organized by the Infinera Community Fund (ICF). For the past few years, ICF has held a coat and clothing drive during the month… Read More

The Five Steps to Cognitive Networking (Part 2 of 2)
March 20, 2017

In part one of this two-part blog series, I talked about the first two steps on the journey to cognitive networking. I noted that the industry has widely deployed dense wavelength-division multiplexing (DWDM) – Step 1 – but in a way that is highly manual when adding new optical capacity.… Read More

The Five Steps to Cognitive Networking (Part 1 of 2)
March 15, 2017

Since the founding of Infinera in 2001, our vision has been to deliver an infinite pool of intelligent bandwidth that the next communications infrastructure is built upon. To that end, we build Intelligent Transport Networks that leverage the massive capacity available via photonic integrated circuits (PICs) and coherent optical engines,… Read More

Leading the Way to Open Optical Networking
March 13, 2017

The momentum toward open optical networking continues to build. Network operators, led by hyperscale internet cloud/content providers (ICPs), are asking for open optical line systems, open transponders and even fully disaggregated optical systems.  Suppliers are responding with a range of “open” claims and new strategies for succeeding in an open… Read More

Bringing Hope and Joy To Those In Need This Holiday Season
December 15, 2016

Infinera recently participated in the Family Giving Tree’s 2016 Holiday Wish Drive, one of the many community service projects coordinated by the Infinera Community Fund. Since 2013, Infinera’s Sunnyvale-based employees have participated in this gift drive, fulfilling the wishes of local children and adults in need. This year, Infinera employees… Read More

Third Network Lifecycle Service Orchestration in Action at MEF16
November 4, 2016

Infinera will demonstrate the Xceed Software Suite, an open, software-defined networking (SDN) solution for network operators deploying programmable optical transport networks, at the MEF16 Proof of Concept Showcase in Baltimore November 7-9. The demonstration includes MEF-compliant Lifecycle Service Orchestration (LSO) and on-demand Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE2.0)… 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

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