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

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

Six Ways to Learn About Open SDN – Deployments and Solutions
October 31, 2016

Network planners across the globe are rethinking network architectures to accommodate the shift to software-defined networks (SDN). IHS Markit surveyed network operators worldwide and published the findings in their Carrier SDN Strategies Global Service Provider Survey in August 2016. One of the key takeaways is that 89% of global service… Read More

Why Infinera Xceed Breaks New Ground in Transport SDN
August 31, 2016

By Pravin Mahajan Director Product Marketing In 2009, Kate Greene, a technology writer based here in Silicon Valley, coined a new term to describe Stanford University’s OpenFlow project in an article that appeared in the MIT Technology Review. That term – software-defined networking (SDN) – was seen as tautological by… Read More

Solving Scale Challenges in Mexico – One of Latin America’s Fastest Growing Markets
July 11, 2016

By John Martinez, Sr. Marketing Specialist According to emarketer.com, it is estimated that in 2015 there were over 60 million Internet users in Mexico, which represents about a 50% penetration rate.  Compared to other countries this rate is low, but according to eMarketer, Mexico’s Internet adoption rate is rapidly growing… Read More

Airbnb, Blue Oceans and the New Infinera Time-Based Instant Bandwidth
August 31, 2015

By Pravin Mahajan, Director Product and Corporate Marketing A few months ago, I ordered pizza while watching the FIFA women’s world cup soccer final between USA and Japan. I enjoyed the pizza and the USA victory while my spouse was on the web searching for vacation rentals at Airbnb. Simultaneously,… Read More

Transport Networks Russia Explores Disruption Driven by Scale and Virtualization
July 29, 2015

By Dmitry Shemyakin It is interesting to think about the amount of data that is currently being transmitted which is now enabled by Cloud networks. Every day people watch hundreds of millions of hours on YouTube and generate billions of views.1 One third of all data will soon be stored… Read More

Accelerating SDN into the Carrier Space
June 17, 2015

By Scott Silverstein, Principal Product Marketing Manager I recently attended the Light Reading event, “Accelerating SDN in the Carrier WAN” hosted in Denver, Colorado on May 12th. The event was well attended - over 150 people with a great mix of end users and suppliers. Both the Telco and MSO… Read More

Light Reading Names Infinera Finalist For Three Award Categories
June 2, 2015

by Mark Showalter, Sr. Director, Marketing Communications Light Reading announced the finalists for the 2015 Leading Lights Awards, and we were thrilled to see Infinera named as a finalist   for three of the 23 award categories for this prestigious award. Now in its 11th year, the Leading Lights Awards recognize innovation… Read More

A New Breed of Packet Optical Transport for Data Center Interconnect on the Horizon
April 23, 2015

By Stuart Elby, Ph.D. Senior Vice President, Cloud Network Strategy and Technology Previously, Mike Capuano discussed the advantages of packet aware transport systems in terms of improving network efficiency, and in Infinera’s press release from March 23, we launched the concept of Layer T, a combined packet optical transport layer.… Read More