100G in 100 Seconds
April 25, 2013

By Mike Capuano VP, Corporate Marketing Here’s a question for readers. How long does it take to toast a slice of bread? (No, it’s not a trick. We have proof...) Well, according to our unofficial tests, it’s ready to eat in about 100 seconds.  And as the video below shows,… Read More

Super-Channel and Photonic Integrated Circuit Videos from the WDM show in Monaco
July 10, 2012

By Mark Showalter Sr. Director, Marketing The WDM & Next Generation Optical Networking show in Monaco was a success this year.  We had the Infinera Express on hand for live demonstrations of the DTN-X platform and 500 Gb/s long-haul super-channels, as well as a pre-conference workshop, several speaking spots, and… Read More

Sunshine and Super-Channels
May 3, 2012

By Geoff Bennett Infinera Product Evangelist On a sunny Monday morning in Cannes last month my colleague, Abhijeet Deore and I helped to kick off the second Layer123 Terabit Networking conference with our workshop on Coherent DWDM Technologies and Coherent Super-Channels. Despite the lure of the French Riviera outside, we… Read More

Super-Channels: Got Reach?
March 2, 2012

By Chris Liou Vice President, Network Strategy It is commonly accepted knowledge that today’s networks are driving a need for more bandwidth as mobile, video, and data based traffic continue to grow.  Numerous industry reports such as Sandvine’s Global Internet Report and Akamai’s State of the Internet report resonate with… Read More

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

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