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

Staying in Sync with Mobile Fronthaul and the Migration to Cloud-RAN
February 9, 2016

By Jon Baldry Director Metro Marketing For a few years now, cloud-radio access networks (C-RAN) have been considered the next step in mobile networks. C-RAN will provide network operators with significant economic and operational advantages, including the centralization and virtualization of key network functions. In order to migrate to this… Read More

Guest Blog: LightRiver & Infinera – Delivering Metro 100G at NANOG 66
February 5, 2016

By Greg Byrne Vice President of Global Strategic Accounts, LightRiver Technologies 2016 is looking like the year metro networks start transitioning to 100G.  So, what better way to start the year than talking 100G at NANOG, where leaders in networking converge? When the NANOG 66 conference kicks off next week… Read More

Infinera’s Advanced Coherent Toolkit (ACT) Delivers up to 60% More Performance for Submarine and Terrestrial Optical Cables
January 17, 2016

By Matt Mitchell VP, Optical System Architecture Infinera recently validated our new Advanced Coherent Toolkit (ACT) over one of the world’s longest submarine cables – Telstra’s Endeavour cable, which connects Sydney to Hawaii. The Infinera ACT consists of new techniques that enable increased capacity and reach on subsea and terrestrial… Read More

Quality At Our Core: Infinera’s Commitment to Quality and Continuous Improvement in Optical Network Transport Technologies
January 14, 2016

By David Camp Director of Quality At Infinera, we take quality seriously. We’ve maintained that focus from our founding in 2000, when we introduced photonic integrated circuits (PICs) that integrate hundreds of optical functions and leverage modern chip fabrication techniques to bring new levels of reliability to optical components. We… Read More

A Decade Of Optical Technology Innovation With More To Come!
January 5, 2016

By Dave Welch Co-founder and President, Infinera As we ring in a new year, I find it inspiring to consider how different Infinera is today than it was a year ago.  Even more interesting is to think back to 2004, when our first platform shipped, and consider how much has… Read More