Reducing Cost and Latency in Ring-based Multi-Layer Networks (AKA Lessons Learned on the Circle Line)
July 7, 2016

By Chris Liou, VP Network Strategy In the London rail system, there is a line called the Circle Line that ferries riders past many famous tube stops in central London – Victoria Station, Paddington, etc. On my last trip to London, I got on the train going the wrong direction.… Read More

ANGA COM Takeaway: Technologies That Are Enabling Increased Network Flexibility and Spectral Efficiency
July 1, 2016

By Gaylord Hart Director of MSO Market Segment Recently I attended the ANGA COM Exhibition and Congress in Cologne, Germany, the largest broadband and cable conference in Europe and growing, with over 1800 attendees and 450 exhibitors from 89 countries this year. This conference continues to be a focal point… Read More

New Metro Product Naming Reflects Significant Integration Progress
June 28, 2016

Karl Thedéen Sr. Vice President, Head of Metro Business Group Almost a year ago, Infinera expanded its offerings to include the technologies, portfolio and resources of Transmode. Since then, we have rapidly integrated the two companies' product portfolios into a cohesive end-to-end optical portfolio with best-in-class products for the three… Read More

Infinera Co-founder and President David F. Welch Receives 2016 IEEE Ernst Weber Managerial Leadership Award for Optical and Cloud Networking Innovation
June 20, 2016

By Margo Westfall, Sr. Manager, Corporate Marketing At an IEEE Honors Ceremony in New York City last week, Infinera co-founder and president David (Dave) F. Welch, Ph.D. received the 2016 IEEE Ernst Weber Managerial Leadership Award. Dr. Welch was recognized for his leadership in enabling the growth of cloud-based services… Read More

Guest Blog: SubOptic 2016 – A New Wave of Next-gen Transport Technologies Shaping the Submarine Networks of the Future
May 9, 2016

By Larry W. Schwartz Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Seaborn Networks Dubai, one of the world’s largest and most cosmopolitan cities, was buzzing recently with telecommunications experts during the SubOptic 2016 conference. For all of us at Seaborn Networks, SubOptic was a momentous occasion as we showcased our state-of-the-art Seabras-1 cable… Read More

Guest Blog: Choose Your Allies Carefully
May 3, 2016

By Mattias Fridström CTO – Telia Carrier We all know that Internet traffic is growing every day. In my role as CTO at Telia Carrier, it is crucial to constantly stay on top of this growth and review where we need to expand or size up our network, how we… Read More

Breaking Down the DCI Market
April 21, 2016

Stu Elby Sr. Vice President, Data Center Business Group As data center interconnect (DCI) bandwidth and investment continue their rapid growth trajectory, driven by the growth of cloud-based applications, content and services, we are seeing some clear trends in DCI market segmentation.  Analysts and industry observers have recognized that “DCI”… Read More

The Infinera Experience – A Unique Recipe for Delivering Peace of Mind
April 11, 2016

 By Jeffrey Marshall Vice President, Service Business Development A few years ago, I met with the vice president of operations of one of our long-haul network customers, who spoke passionately about how Infinera has dramatically changed his business model for the better.  He also talked about the total experience his… Read More

The Colocation Market – Are Optical Networking Worlds Colliding?
April 6, 2016

By Vinay Rathore Sr. Director, Product Marketing Colocation services are growing at a cumulative average rate of 30 percent a year and expected to hit about $36 billion in revenue by next year according to 451 Research, as noted in their April 16, 2015 press release. Largely driven by demand… Read More

A Quantum Leap to Multi-terabits with the Infinera Infinite Capacity Engine
March 21, 2016

By Pravin Mahajan Director of Product and Corporate Marketing Last week I blogged that new innovations are required to scale networks to meet the seemingly infinite increase in bandwidth demand, making 2016 an ideal year to leap ahead of the current generation of optical technologies. Today Infinera unveiled the industry’s… Read More