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FiberLight taps Ciena's platforms for South Florida optical overlay build

FiberLight has employed Ciena's 6500 converged packet optical platform and 5160 Service Aggregation switch for an optical network overbuild of its South Florida network, a move it says will enable it to better respond to higher speed requirements from its mix of business and wholesale customers.

Ciena's FY Q3 packet optical revenues rise to $382M, but Q4 forecast causes concern

Ciena reported that packet optical was again the star performer in its portfolio, with revenues rising year-over-year to $382 million, up from $302 million in the same period a year ago.

Ciena furthers Ethernet influence at BT Openreach

BT Openreach has responded to its service provider customers' desire for more Ethernet Access Direct (EAD) services and bandwidth by selecting Ciena's E-suite family of packet switch modules.

Telstra furthers pact with Ericsson, Ciena to get ready for SDN, NFV

Telstra has tapped Ericsson to be its ongoing supplier of optical transport equipment while providing a foundation to implement software-defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV) functionality in its network.

AT&T exec leading ETSI's NFV spec group as it targets interoperability, open-source technology

AT&T is far from alone in pushing to employ interoperable, open-source infrastructure in its future network architecture, as evidenced by the revised mission statement from ETSI's network functions virtualization (NFV) industry specification group (ISG), which is now headed by Steven Wright, lead member of the technical staff at AT&T.

XO deploys Infinera's DTN-X across its 100G network

XO Communications has made another step forward with its 100G initiative by deploying Infinera's DTN-X packet optical transport network platform across its nationwide network.

TeliaSonera International Carrier employs Ciena for Pan-European network upgrade

TeliaSonera International Carrier (TSIC) has tapped Ciena as the optical vendor of choice to upgrade the pan-European segment of its global fiber network, enabling it to expand its portfolio of 1-100G services to its wholesale service provider customers.

Ciena's FY Q2 revenue rises to $560M on strong packet optical, packet networking results

Ciena reported that fiscal second-quarter revenue rose 10 percent to $560 million, up from $508 million in the fiscal second quarter of 2013, due to an uptick in packet optical and packet networking revenues.

WDM market tops 12% in Q1, says Dell'Oro

The WDM market saw 12 percent year-over-year growth in the first quarter of 2014 as service providers continued to add more network capacity to keep pace with their business, wholesale and consumer bandwidth needs, according to Dell'Oro Group.

Hibernia upgrades Trans-Atlantic submarine cable network with Ciena's 6500 platform

Hibernia Networks is implementing Ciena's optical platforms to enhance its Trans-Atlantic system that serves as a foundation for its IP transit, CDN and Ethernet service offerings.