Optical Transport

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Infinera, Fujitsu, Cisco, Ciena see strongest growth, support in optical market, says Infonetics

Infinera may have been a late bloomer in the broader optical hardware market, but according to a new Infonetics scorecard, it has gained high ratings for innovation, reliability, service and support.

The 10 hottest wireline technologies in 2013

What are the hottest technologies in the wireline segment of the telecom industry this year? From Carrier Ethernet 2.0 to Virtual NIDs and more, FierceTelecom takes a look at the technology and trends that are reshaping telecommunications.

Zayo announces 100G routes in Northeast corridor

Wholesale fiber operator Zayo Group announced its first native 100G wavelength route in the busy Northeast corridor routes of New York City-to-Philadelphia and Philadelphia-to-Washington, D.C.

OTN switching to grow 13% through 2016, says Infonetics

Optical transport network switching may be a minority part of the overall OTN market, but a new Infonetics report forecasts that the OTN market, including both transport and switching, will grow at a 13 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) through 2016.

First Communications adds two new routes to low latency network

Orlando, Fla.--With low latency services being the talk of the town at this week's COMPTEL show in Orlando, Fla., First Communications is upping its low latency power by adding two new routes in its

Cisco's cost cutting efforts drive revenues past analyst expectations

Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) was able to achieve what most onlookers thought would be impossible by beating out Wall Street analysts' fiscal Q4 earnings expectations through its ongoing cost cutting

Com Net to leverage Cyan for its Western Ohio middle mile project

Com Net, a wholesale service provider serving the Western Ohio market, is employing Cyan's Z-Series packet optical transport platforms and its CyMS management system for its GigE Plus Availability

USCarrier Telecom jumps into the Ethernet exchange game

USCarrier Telecom, a Southeastern-based wholesale provider, has decided it's time to enter the emerging Ethernet exchange business. Leveraging Cyan's Z-Series packet optical transport platform

Network traffic: Strong growth ahead, but is it sustainable?

The outlook for traffic growth driven by technology breakthroughs on the supply side and creative ideas on the demand side is very strong. Growth in all market segments--residential and enterprise

Reliance Globalcom employs Ciena for 40 Gbps submarine connection

Reliance Globalcom (BSE: RCOM.BO) has found that the best answer to bring a submarine cable linking the UK, Spain, Italy and Egypt to 40 Gbps optical transport lies with Ciena (Nasdaq: CIEN).