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

The Leap Year Effect on Optical Networking
March 16, 2016

By Pravin Mahajan Director of Product and Corporate Marketing Silicon Valley celebrated a milestone last month, hosting the most watched online event in the country’s history. Super Bowl 50 broke all records. According to CBS, 3.96 million unique viewers tuned in to watch the event via connected devices, setting a… Read More

Guest Blog: Enabling Cloud-RAN in Hong Kong with Mobile Fronthaul
March 9, 2016

By Byron Chiang Chief Technology Officer of Hutchison Global Communications Yesterday, Hutchison Global Communications Limited (HGC) and Infinera announced HGC’s innovative new mobile fronthaul service in Hong Kong, enabled by Infinera’s Mobile Fronthaul Solution. A subsidiary of Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong Holdings Limited (HTHKH), HGC owns an extensive fiber-optic network… Read More

NANOG 66: Study Up on Security, Pack Your T-Shirts and Leave the Khakis at Home
February 29, 2016

By Scott Silverstein Principal Product Marketing Manager I had the opportunity to attend my first NANOG event in San Diego recently, joining Infinera colleagues who are long time NANOG veterans. I quickly learned that NANOG attendees bring a strong focus on technology, and a “style” sense to match. What is… Read More

Are All Optical Networks Created Equal?
February 23, 2016

By Wray Varley, Vice President of Government Sales I was recently asked an interesting question, “What makes government optical networks different from enterprise optical networks?” On the surface, one might think that an IT network is an IT network – all just made of fiber cables and equipment. At its… Read More

Infinera Co-Founder and President David F. Welch Elected to National Academy of Engineering
February 16, 2016

By Margo Westfall Sr. Manager, Corporate Marketing On Monday, Infinera Co-founder and President David (Dave) Welch, Ph.D., was elected as a member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), one of the highest professional accolades that can be awarded to an engineer in the United States. Dave was one of… Read More