Topic: optical components
Internet2 has picked Ciena's photonic and coherent optical gear to upgrade its network to a more scalable and programmable architecture.
Deutsche Telekom is looking to unravel some of the complexities of its network and services by tapping into Netcracker's automation capabilities.
In a trial that may have a large impact on smart cities, Verizon teamed up with NEC to test fiber sensing on its existing fiber network.
AT&T now has 75% of the data traffic running through its MPLS tunnels under SDN control.
The optical communications hardware market continues to surge thanks to spending by cloud and colocation operators, according to a report by Cignal AI.
Cisco's $2.6 billion deal to buy coherent optics company Acacia Communications is both strategic and tactical.
In order to keep pace with evolving data center and switch designs, Microsoft and Facebook have joined forces, creating the Co-Packaged Optics Collaboration.
CBTS is putting elements of the Open Networking Foundation's SEBA reference design into play with a new reference architecture called COI.
This year could be the demarcation point for the cable industry's move into virtualization, according to Arris' Chris Busch.
Nokia cautioned that it would be slow out of the starting block in the first half of this year due to the staggered timing of 5G rollouts.