Time Is Money: Changing the Service Operational Paradigm with Infinera Instant Bandwidth – Part III
September 18, 2018

In Part I and Part II of our blog series on Infinera Instant Bandwidth, we discussed the concept of software defined capacity as well as how Infinera solves communication service providers’ (CSP) challenges with Instant Bandwidth solutions. These solutions enable software activation of service-ready optical capacity in minutes, in addition to bringing… Read More

Time Is Money: Changing the Service Operational Paradigm with Infinera Instant Bandwidth – Part II
September 11, 2018

In Part I of this blog series, we discussed how Infinera solves communication service providers’ (CSPs) challenges with Instant Bandwidth, enabling software activation of service-ready optical capacity in minutes and taking service automation to a whole new level. We also touched on how Instant Bandwidth is a true game-changer from… Read More

Time Is Money: Changing the Service Operational Paradigm with Infinera Instant Bandwidth – Part I
September 5, 2018

Network operators like communication service providers (CSPs) have many challenges that span multiple business and operational aspects. These include the constant drive to increase revenue (top line), the need to reduce operational expenditure (OpEx) and increase profitability (bottom line) and the urgent desire to broaden their customer base and increase… Read More

ICE5 Wins NGON & DCI Europe’s Best Photonics Integration of the Year
June 28, 2018

When Infinera unveiled the fifth-generation Infinite Capacity Engine earlier this year, we knew it would be a game-changer. The industry’s first 2.4 terabits per second (Tb/s) optical engine, it delivers unprecedented capacity, reach and spectral and power efficiency. Now we are pleased to be able to say that not only… Read More

ICE5: Innovation on Fast Forward
March 12, 2018

Today we announced the newest Infinite Capacity Engine, ICE5, representing a new step function in optical performance and capacity. ICE5 is a tightly integrated 2.4 terabit per second (Tb/s) optical engine delivering an astounding 600 gigabits per second (Gb/s) per wavelength to enable the most demanding cloud scale applications, such… 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

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

Canalink Field Test: Scaling Capacity While Protecting the Investments of Subsea Operators
May 16, 2017

Infinera recently concluded a successful field test with Canalink across the subsea network operator’s 1,393 kilometer (km) subsea cable between the Conil landing point on the Spanish mainland and Tenerife in the Canary Islands. This test was conducted across three fully loaded channel plans at 25 gigahertz (GHz), 37.5 GHz… Read More