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

US Broadband Expansion Continues
October 24, 2011

By Drew Perkins Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer Last week, I had the great pleasure of attending the Maryland Broadband Cooperative’s  Annual Members Meeting when they announced their new statewide optical network.  The event was held in Annapolis, the state capital, and I enjoyed the opportunity to meet Maryland Broadband… Read More

Blog: World’s First Transpacific 100 Gb/s Transmission!
October 12, 2011

By Mark Showalter Sr. Dir., Marketing Everyone here is excited about the recent demonstration of the world’s first 100 Gb/s service transmitted across the Pacific ocean with Pacific Crossing, a subsidiary of NTT in Japan.  Because it is very expensive to deploy fiber optic cabling across oceans, subsea transmission is… Read More

DTN-X goes to Japan and Singapore
September 24, 2011

By Mike Capuano Vice President, Corporate Marketing I hadn't been to Singapore since 2006. Back then I was with a different company, and while it was a good visit, this time I could feel the energy in the air. This time I was in town to launch the new DTN-X… Read More

Introducing the Infinera DTN-X
September 15, 2011

By Mark Showalter Sr. Dir., Marketing We’ve been burning the midnight oil preparing for the big day–today!  We finally unveiled what we have been working on–the new Infinera DTN-X. The Infinera DTN-X is based on our latest 500 Gb/s photonic integrated circuits. Designed for global service providers, the Infinera DTN-X… Read More

Is your network ready?
August 15, 2011

Join Infinera to hear an important update from CEO Tom Fallon and Chief Strategy Officer Dave Welch, other senior executives and industry experts. We will unveil a major breakthrough that promises to redefine how transport networks are designed, built, and managed. You need to attend this webcast if you are… Read More

African networks PIC up speed, thanks to Infinera
August 9, 2011

By Hiro Notaney Director, Corporate Marketing Reading the Wall Street Journal a few months ago, I was fascinated to learn that the inspiration for Danny Boyle’s Oscar winner, Slumdog Millionaire, in which a kid from the slums of Mumbai wins a TV quiz show, comes from a book about physicist… Read More