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

Stop by Infinera’s Booth at OFC to Slice Up Your Light
March 23, 2015

By Pravin Mahajan Director, Corporate Marketing OFC 2015 is in full swing. At our booth, Infinera is demonstrating an SDN-enabled packet-optical solution and showcasing packet Ethernet VLAN-based transport services running over a sliceable super-channel being controlled by an SDN OpenDayLight (ODL) Controller. Because our customers are looking to deploy a… Read More

Network Virtualization Finally Reaches the Optical Layer
March 10, 2015

By Chris Liou Vice President, Network Strategy Today, Pacnet announced the deployment  of Infinera’s Open Transport Switch (OTS) product to enable a new SDN service that extends network virtualization to the optical transport layer.  As a pioneer in the realm of transport SDN, this is truly an exciting milestone for… Read More

The Latest and Greatest: What is Infinera Showcasing in Booth #1859 at OFC 2015?
March 4, 2015

By Vinay Rathore Sr. Director, Field and Segment Marketing One of the most exciting shows in the world of optics is the Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition (OFC).   This year in Los Angeles, the show is expected to draw over 12,000 attendees featuring more than 550 companies representing the… Read More

Customer Profile: Pacnet
January 27, 2015

By Andy Lumsden Chief Technology Officer, Pacnet Pacnet is Asia-Pacific’s leading provider of managed data connectivity solutions to major telecommunications carriers, large multinational enterprises and government entities.  We run the region’s most extensive privately-owned submarine cable systems with connectivity to 19 interconnected data centers across 15 cities and 10 countries.… 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

Proof Positive: Virtual Router Announcements Reinforce the Importance of Highly Scalable Optics and a Converged Intelligent Transport Layer
December 3, 2014

By Mike Capuano VP, Corporate Marketing At Insight Infinera in September Infinera CEO Tom Fallon presented on two important trends that we are seeing in the marketplace that reinforce the importance of an Intelligent Transport Network.  The recent virtual router announcements by Juniper and Alcatel-Lucent are proof positive that this… Read More

Infinera and Telefónica Collaborate on Multi-Domain and Multi-Vendor Transport SDN Proof of Concept
November 18, 2014

By Chris Liou Vice President, Network Strategy Today, Telefónica announced the successful completion of a multi-domain and multi-vendor transport SDN interoperability proof-of-concept (PoC) trial with Infinera and three other optical vendors. Infinera’s DTN converged optical transport platforms equipped with Open Transport Switch (OTS) software were located in Telefonica labs in… Read More

Contributing Deep Expertise to the OpenDaylight Project in the Areas of Enabling Abstraction and Programmability of Optical Transport Networks
September 10, 2014

By Mike Capuano Vice President, Corporate Marketing On September 4, 2014 it was announced that Infinera joined the OpenDaylight Project in order to lend our expertise in the areas of enabling abstraction and programmability of optical transport networks.  Our goal is to help shape how Software Defined Networks (SDN) and Network Function… Read More