Ongoing sales of DWDM equipment, particularly platforms that support 100G wavelengths, will drive up total optical transport revenues to $15 billion by 2018, says Dell'Oro Group in its latest report.
Tata Communications will now provide both carrier and enterprise customers 100G optical transport solutions along the TGN-Pacific (TGN-P) submarine cable system that connects the U.S and Japan and three routes over the TGN-Intra-Asia (TGN-IA) market throughout Asia.
The notion of converging the optical and IP core with IP is taking hold amongst the world's largest service providers. FierceTelecom is addressing this issue in our new eBook, "Converging the Optical Core to IP."
When it comes to packet optical transport systems, a new Infonetics report says that service providers favor four vendors: Ciena, Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco and Huawei.
Alcatel-Lucent, Ciena and Cisco may be the largest optical transport network switching and transport equipment and packet-optical transport systems vendors, but a new Infonetics report said they are being challenged by a host of pure-play P-OTS platform vendors.
Cyan, an emerging software-defined networking and packet-optical transport platform vendor, saw its initial public offer of 8 million shares of common stock, priced at $11 per share, open at $10.05 this morning on the New York Stock Exchange.
BTI Systems, a growing packet optical network platform vendor, on Monday received $10 million in new funding from Bain Capital Ventures to expand its operations and its new Intelligent Cloud Connect offering.
BTI Systems, an Ontario-based optical company with offices in Littleton, Mass., on Monday raised $8.5 million in new funding from investor Bain Capital Ventures.
FiberLight, a competitive provider selling both wholesale and business services, on Tuesday selected Ciena's Packet Optical Transport Systems (P-OTS) for two large wireless backhaul service opportunities.
Ciena (Nasdaq: CIEN) reported that its fiscal Q2 2012 earnings were up 14 percent year-over-year as it saw strong gains, particularly in Packet-Optical Transport Systems (P-OTS) and software and