What Bandwidth Engineering with Packet-aware Optical Transport Can Do for Your IP Core Network
December 18, 2015

By Chris Liou VP Product Management and Strategy At this year’s ECOC Market Focus, I had the pleasure of sharing some insights into how network operators are leveraging new converged packet-aware optical transport solutions to streamline their core IP/optical networks.  We are already witnessing broad industry adoption of converged OTN/WDM… 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

Open Daylight Control of Converged Packet Optical Can Enhance Network Efficiency and Revenues for Service Providers
December 19, 2014

By Mike Capuano VP, Corporate Marketing Infinera is a member of the OpenDaylight Project, a community-led and industry-supported open source platform to advance Network Function Virtualization (NFV), and Software Defined Networking (SDN).  At Insight Infinera 2014 on September 18th, we demonstrated control of PXM, our new packet switching module, in… Read More

It’s Here – The Infinera Cloud Xpress and Simplified Packet Transport for the DTN-X
September 18, 2014

By Pravin Mahajan Director, Corporate Marketing Today Infinera announced a radically new way to build metro cloud networks with the Infinera Cloud Xpress. This is the industry’s first super-channel transport platform purpose-built for metro data-center interconnects. Growth in data-center infrastructure has been staggering and at this point I see no… Read More

Infonetics Ranks Infinera as #1 Optical Vendor Globally
March 31, 2014

By Mike Capuano Vice President, Corporate Marketing In a recent objective ranking, including input from some of the world’s largest service providers, Infinera was named as the top optical equipment vendor in the world.  We didn’t pay for this survey, and in fact we just learned about it last week… Read More

Switch Where You Can, Route Where You Must
October 16, 2013

By Pravin Mahajan Director, Corporate Marketing Back in the days of FDDI optical and 10Base5 Thick Ethernet technologies (you remember them, don’t you?), I came across the phrase, “Switch where you can, route where you must.” As a young professional I wondered about it, and applied it to the situation… Read More

Core Network Energy Consumption, the Elephant in the Room
August 27, 2013

Dave Welch President, Infinera This past year I attended a 2-day round-table discussion held by The Institute for Energy Efficiency at UC Santa Barbara on improving the energy efficiency of core communications networks, reporting of which was summarized by Andrew Schmidt of Infonetics in a recent white paper. This event… Read More

Demonstration of Open Transport Switch (OTS) and Transport SDN in Tokyo
July 22, 2013

By Leigh Wade Director, Strategic Business Development, APAC I was in Tokyo recently to participate in a seminar on Packet and SDN Innovation with our Japanese partner, Nissho Electronics, at their Nissho Labs NETFrontier Center in the Tokyo Bay area. My colleague, Vinay Rathore, kicked off the session with a… Read More

Why does Mookie Wilson care about Cloud, SDN and Packet Optical?
May 24, 2012

By Mike Capuano Vice President, Corporate Marketing On May 16th Infinera hosted a workshop in conjuction with Light Reading’s Packet Optical Transport Evolution event in NYC. The workshop focused on the capabilities needed by packet optical networks to best support cloud services, with more than 50 attendees including a large… Read More