Why Do We Need To Go Beyond 100G?
February 21, 2012

By Renée Glowacki Marketing Specialist Regular visitors to this blog and Infinera’s website will have heard a great deal about super-channels and how they will enable us to transmit data at speeds of 100 Gb/s and faster.  But why is this necessary?  Why do we need to go beyond 100G?… Read More

Photonic Integration in the News
February 7, 2012

By Mark Showalter Senior Director, Marketing This year we’ve seen photonic integration in the news as other optical networking companies come to grips with the inevitability of photonic integrated circuits in optical networking systems.  Ultimately we feel this validates Infinera’s approach to the market, and underscores the growing importance of… Read More

Infinera Helps TeliaSonera Celebrate New Seattle PoP
February 2, 2012

By Mike Capuano Vice President, Corporate Marketing When I received the invite to TeliaSonera International Carrier’s party to celebrate the opening of their new Seattle POP, I was more than happy to go.  I wanted to support one of our important customers. And of course I always love a good… Read More

2011 in the Rear View Mirror
January 31, 2012

By Mark Showalter Senior Director,  Marketing As we head in to the final weeks of January 2012, memories of 2011 are fading into the distance as the excitement of the New Year shifts into high-gear.  To set 2012 in context, I looked back at 2011 to reflect on the inflection… Read More

Infinera Customer Cruise Fails to Make Headlines (And That’s a Good Thing)
January 27, 2012

PTC Event Coverage and the Evolving Submarine Market By Jessamyn Kirkwood Infinera Internal Communications Manager These days you can hardly refresh your browser homepage without seeing a story come up about cruise ships. Never one to miss out on the latest hot topic, the Infinera Blog has a cruise ship… Read More

Super-Channels for a Future-Proof Network
January 12, 2012

By Geoff Bennett Infinera Product Evangelist As one of the leading service providers in the world, Verizon is taking a lead in promoting the idea of innovation amongst the vendor community, and the Verizon Interoperability Forum is one way they achieve this.  Verizon is looking at explosive demand growth and is… Read More

Super-Channels: It’s a massively parallel world
December 8, 2011

By Geoff Bennett Infinera Product Evangelist Imagine if, at your performance review, your boss were to tell you that next year you’ll have to work 40% harder. Then the same thing happens at your next review…and the next one. After five years you’d be doing five times the work you… Read More

Neutrinos, Photons and a Cable Guy
November 22, 2011

By Pravin Mahajan Director, Corporate Marketing and Messaging Last week, Atlanta, home of Coca Cola and CNN, hosted the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo, an event which drew more than 10,000 attendees. One of them was our very own Cable Guy – the indefatigable Gaylord Hart. I got an opportunity to catch… Read More

Photonic Integrated Circuits – Foundation of Next-Generation Optical Networks
November 21, 2011

By Geoff Bennett Infinera Product Evangelist There was quite a bit of skepticism around the early days of PIC development.  That strikes me as odd, because by that time, the early 2000s, we’d had almost 50 years of experience with electronic integrated circuits.  I don’t know anyone, apart from a… Read More

A Warm Welcome for Infinera in Russia
November 1, 2011

By Vinay Rathore Director, Product Marketing I recently spent a few days in Russia, namely Moscow.  I was fairly worried that the process of travelling to Russia would be somewhat uncomfortable.  It started with a complicated process to get a visa, a long flight, and certain cold weather. I expected… Read More