Facebook’s Vision of Virtual Reality
August 3, 2016

By Geoff Bennett Director of Solutions and Technology As a confirmed technogeek, I was delighted when my recent purchase arrived this week – the Samsung Gear virtual reality (VR) headset, which uses the Oculus VR technology recently acquired by Facebook. These headsets have really dropped in price recently, and part… Read More

Committed to Sustainability
July 25, 2016

By Lena Båvegård Sr. Director, Corporate Quality and Sustainability Based on trends in our industry, sustainable development is expected now more than ever by both customers and investors. Infinera is committed to sustainability, and we have recently published our Sustainability Report for 2015, which provides an overview of our sustainability… Read More

Ahead In the Clouds
July 14, 2016

By Jay Gill Principal Product Marketing Manager For the past few years hyperscale Internet content providers (ICPs) have been attracting attention because the global network investments they are making to interconnect their data centers are outpacing investments being made by traditional service providers. Once again in 2015, ICP investments in… Read More

Solving Scale Challenges in Mexico – One of Latin America’s Fastest Growing Markets
July 11, 2016

By John Martinez, Sr. Marketing Specialist According to emarketer.com, it is estimated that in 2015 there were over 60 million Internet users in Mexico, which represents about a 50% penetration rate.  Compared to other countries this rate is low, but according to eMarketer, Mexico’s Internet adoption rate is rapidly growing… Read More

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