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Coriant boosts programmability and adaptability of optical transport networks

22/07/2015
 
CloudWave Optics powers “new level” of flexibility, efficiency, and scalability
 
Coriant, a global supplier of SDN-enabled end-to-end transport networking solutions, has launched Coriant CloudWave Optics, a versatile suite of software-programmable photonic layer technologies that brings “a new level of flexibility, efficiency, and scalability to next-generation optical transmission networks”, the company claims.
 


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JDSU’s Network Instruments Launches Gigastor Portable 10 Gb Wire Speed

22/07/2015
 
Mobile forensics unit streams packets to disk five times faster than previous generation
 
Network Instruments, a JDSU Performance Management Solution, has launch its new GigaStor Portable 10Gb wire speed retrospective network analysis appliance. The new portable configuration utilizes solid state drive technology to stream traffic to disk at full line rate on full-duplex 10Gb links without dropping packets.
 


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Alcatel-Lucent and Apollo achieve transmission record for capacity upgrade over 6,500km on transatlantic system

22/07/2015
 
Field trial carried out on Apollo South system connecting France to the US demonstrated a capacity of 8Tbit/s per fiber pair
Apollo and Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks, the undersea cables subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent, have demonstrated a capacity of 8 terabits-per-second of data per fiber pair – equivalent to approximately 1.25 million HDTV channels simultaneously streamed -  on the Apollo South system, which connects France to the United States.
 


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Virtualizing network security with NFV and SDN explored in whitepaper and webinar

22/07/2015
 
A new white paper and educational webinar presented by the Infonetics portfolio of IHS examines the impact of software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) on network security architecture and the new generation of security services they enable. 
 


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Ciena Joins SARNET research initiative

22/07/2015
 
International collaboration leverages SDN for advanced cyber-attack detection and defense
 
The Secure Autonomous Response programmable networks project (SARNET), which includes Ciena, is exploring how software defined networking can help alleviate cyber-attacks and program networks to provide enhanced cyber-terror detection and defense. SARNET utilizes a multi-purpose, high-capacity research network and allows researchers to trial advanced network detection and defensive functionalities that automatically reconfigure around anomalies to help create and control agile, resilient and high-performing architectures.
 


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GigOptix raises revenue guidance by 5% to $9.8m for Q2, 2015

22/07/2015
 
GigOptix Inc of San Jose, Ca, USA, a fabless supplier of analog semiconductor and optical communications components for fiber-optic and wireless networks, has raised its revenue guidance for second-quarter 2015 by 5%, from the $9.3-9.5m provided on 27 April to about $9.8m, up 8% sequentially and 22% year-on-year.
 


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Ovum forecasts FTTx optics to exceed $1bn in 2015

22/07/2015
 
According to a new forecast report* by Ovum, FTTx optics will reach a new record level in 2015, following a record-breaking 2014. The report forecasts that FTTx optical components revenue will exceed $1bn this year, up from $953m in 2014. Next year will remain strong, with forecast revenue of $985m. Demand for PON equipment – both OLTs and ONTs – is driving the FTTx optics market to record levels.

 

 


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IHS names Infinera leader in optical networking and datacenter interconnect market

22/07/2015
 
Infinera, a provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced that IHS, formerly Infonetics Research, named Infinera as a leader among the top optical network hardware vendors in the recently published 2015 Optical Network Hardware Vendor Scorecard. In the report, Infinera is described as the “ne plus ultra of the rapidly growing Internet content provider and datacenter interconnect market”. 
 


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WDM to Drive Optical Transport Market to $15 Billion by 2019

16/07/2015
 
In a newly released Optical Transport forecast report by Dell’Oro Group, the trusted source for market information about the telecommunications, networks, and data center IT industries, wavelength division multiplexer (WDM) equipment demand is expected to drive the Optical Transport market to $15 billion by 2019.
 


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ECI launches Apollo OPT 9900 series of high capacity, multi-layer switches for core networks

09/07/2015
 
Claimed to be “densest, most energy efficient, hybrid OTN/packet switch available”


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