KDDI Selects Infinera DTN-X with Instant Bandwidth for 100G Network
February 21, 2013

By Mark Showalter Sr. Director, Marketing With the pace of announcements these days from Infinera it can be hard to keep up with all that is going on.  February has shown to be another busy month with plenty of good news around the globe. Earlier this month Infinera announced that KDDI… Read More

Is there a Role for GMPLS in Transport SDN?
January 29, 2013

By Chris Liou Vice President, Network Strategy After having an opportunity to present at TIP’13 last week on some of the collaboration done jointly with ESnet and Brookhaven National Labs in the emerging area of Transport SDN, it occurred to me that many have an instinctive negative reaction to the… Read More

Enabling SDN for Transport Networks
December 3, 2012

By Chris Liou Vice President, Network Strategy One doesn’t need to look hard to realize that virtualization is rapidly permeating the networking world.  New industry efforts are now underway to explore and leverage virtualization technologies and techniques that the IT industry has benefited from, and applying them to solve key… Read More

The SDN Revolution – Observations on SDN World Congress 2012
November 6, 2012

By Chris Liou Vice President, Network Strategy In Darmstadt, Germany, during the last few days of fall, Layer123 staged the first European conference focused on Software-Defined Networking, or “SDN”, one of the fast-emerging paradigm shifts in the world of networking.  With a packed agenda and more than 300 attendees representing… Read More

Why does Mookie Wilson care about Cloud, SDN and Packet Optical?
May 24, 2012

By Mike Capuano Vice President, Corporate Marketing On May 16th Infinera hosted a workshop in conjuction with Light Reading’s Packet Optical Transport Evolution event in NYC. The workshop focused on the capabilities needed by packet optical networks to best support cloud services, with more than 50 attendees including a large… Read More