Optical Networking

Get the Most Out of Your 100G Network: Download XKL’s New eBook

By |2019-04-04T11:49:44-04:00April 4th, 2019|Categories: telecom industry blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , |

XKL LLC has just announced the release of its new eBook, “Get the Most Out of Your 100G Network.” With more than 4.1 billion people using the internet and 3.3 billion using social media, network operators are scrambling to seek solutions to reduce the strain on the networks as those numbers continue to climb. The continued [...]

LightRiver Debuts First netFLEX “Demo-Jam”

By |2019-03-19T10:13:02-04:00March 19th, 2019|Categories: LightRiver, Network, network automation, Optical Networking, SDN, software, Software Defined Networking, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, telecom video, Telecommunications, Video|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Every problem has a solution and every solution has an outcome, however in most cases the time it takes to get from the problem to solution and outcome is extensively time consuming. That’s where LightRiver’s netFLEX® Circuit Analysis Tool (CAT)TM comes into play. When a service impact in the optical transport domain occurs today, technician time [...]

LightRiver’s netFLEX® Takes Home 2019 Lightwave Innovation Award

By |2019-03-06T11:36:02-04:00March 6th, 2019|Categories: awards, jsa blog, Mike Jonas, Network, network operators, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, SDN, Software Defined Networking, technology award, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom industry blog, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

LightRiver’s netFLEX® is Award Recipient in 2019 Lightwave Innovation Reviews Program 2019 has been an amazing year already for our friends at LightRiver! Following its exciting PTC'19 win for the Best Network Intelligence Innovation award, today the company announces it has been recognized as an award recipient in the 2019 Lightwave Innovation Reviews program for netFLEX [...]

Precision OT Talks SDN, 200G, 400G and More Optical Networking Trends on JSA TV

By |2019-02-08T15:03:26-04:00February 8th, 2019|Categories: technology trends, Telecom, telecom news|Tags: , , , |

At PTC’19, JSA TV had the opportunity to welcome Dan Sobel, Senior Account Director for Precision OT, for a chat about the company's latest news and updates on the optical networking space at large. Dan spoke about: Precision OT’s #2 spot on the Rochester Chamber Top 100 list of the fastest-growing privately owned businesses in the [...]

XKL Releases eBook on the Advantages of Operating a Private Network

By |2018-12-13T14:52:40-04:00December 13th, 2018|Categories: ebooks, General, Optical Networking, XKL|Tags: , , , , , |

Today, XKL announces the release of its new eBook, “Private Networks 101: What You Need to Know.” In this ebook, XKL provides an expert examination of the advantages of operating your own private network versus leasing. Readers will learn why leasing from a major telco company is not always the most cost-effective, secure or scalable solution [...]

XKL Introduces New Wi-Fi Infrastructure Solution

By |2018-08-27T14:44:04-04:00August 27th, 2018|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

As organizations leverage disruptive technologies, such as IoT and smart cities, their wireless and fiber infrastructures must support computing bandwidth demand in real time. And it’s the new technologies coming about that will dramatically improve existing wireless and fiber infrastructures by increasing data speeds, enabling faster video downloads, lowering latencies, and offering enhanced levels of security [...]

XKL’s Optical Networking Products Achieve Nine Consecutive Years of 100% Reliability

By |2018-06-26T10:44:19-04:00June 26th, 2018|Categories: technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, XKL|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Today, XKL is proud to announce that its product suite of optical networking solutions has achieved nine consecutive years of maintaining 100% reliability with zero system failures in the field across all customers. XKL offers its customers easy-to-deploy high capacity DWDM systems and a vast portfolio of optical networking products, including: DarkStar® 10G Optical Transport Products [...]

The Smithsonian Institution Selects XKL’s Technology to Replace Legacy Infrastructure

By |2018-05-15T14:38:04-04:00May 15th, 2018|Categories: colocation, Data Center, fiber, Global Telecommunications, technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , |

XKL, a leading provider of fiber optic networking systems, announced today that the Smithsonian Institution, the world’s largest museum, education and research complex, has selected its DWDM DarkStar systems to update the institute’s legacy infrastructure. In addition to flexible connectivity, multiple protection schemes are available to secure active connectivity, which was a determining factor when Smithsonian [...]

Buying or Selling Network Hardware or Optics? Here’s How P3 Systems Can Help

By |2018-05-04T09:23:16-04:00May 4th, 2018|Categories: Data Center, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Telecom|Tags: , , , , |

Does your company buy network hardware or optics at full price? How about your used IT equipment — where does it end up? There’s certainly a lot of it out there, and the numbers are well-positioned to grow in 2018; Morgan Stanley advised that the IT hardware market could deliver double-digit earnings growth this year, as [...]

XKL Reintroduces Network Providers to Statistical Multiplexing in its New eBook

By |2018-02-15T13:38:19-04:00February 15th, 2018|Categories: Data Center, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Are you a network operator looking to streamline applications and manage workloads efficiently? Look no further than XKL. The company has programmed a sophisticated statistical multiplexing algorithm into its eVolocity product suite. But what exactly is statistical multiplexing? Let’s take you back to the 1960s, when, for the first time, computers started connecting over telephone lines, [...]

XKL’s eVolocity Platform Introduces a Solution for Subsea Operators

By |2018-01-18T10:56:39-04:00January 18th, 2018|Categories: Global Telecommunications, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , |

According to Telegeography, there are approximately 428 subsea cables in service today around the world. Approximately $7 billion is projected to be invested in subsea infrastructure between continental regions in 2017 and 2018. But, much of the existing infrastructure that is available to enterprises is aging, and deploying cutting-edge optical transport for use with legacy cables [...]

XKL Enables Swift Routes Across Complicated Networks with its Digital Express Solution

By |2017-08-31T08:46:48-04:00August 31st, 2017|Categories: Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , |

In today’s digital world, next generation applications often require ultra-low latency and intelligent routing to run seamlessly and efficiently. That is why XKL’s team of engineers designed its Digital Express solution. A feature of XKL’s FlexArc provisioning architecture, Digital Express enables users to cross multiple nodes in order to reach the destination node – all with [...]

XKL’s Five-Step Guide for a Successful Long Haul Deployment – Available Now for Download!

By |2017-07-20T10:40:38-04:00July 20th, 2017|Categories: Global Telecommunications, technology trends, Telecom, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , |

Data demands are rising and, across vast swaths of terrain, that data must be transported from one point to another. More and more, enterprises, financial institutions and service providers are weighing their options for transporting this data quickly, securely and with zero service interruption. The answer, they are finding, lies in long haul networking. Building out [...]

XKL Announces the Expansion of its eVolocity Platform at NANOG 70

By |2017-06-05T11:56:10-04:00June 5th, 2017|Categories: Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

XKL announced the expansion of its eVolocity platform today at NANOG 70. The exciting new features of eVolocity include DWDM networks and lit service handoffs all across the same interface. This capability allows customers to connect physically separate private DWDM networks within a single platform. The ability to light dark fiber and interface to lit services, [...]

BTC Broadband Selects MRV for Strategic Build-Out of WDM Network in the State of Oklahoma

By |2017-04-19T15:41:38-04:00April 18th, 2017|Categories: Broadband, jsa blog, JSA Clients, Lifecycle Service Orchestration, LSO, MRV, MRV Communcations, Network, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

MRV Communications has yet again been selected to assist with a fiber backbone build-out and this time it was chosen by BTC Broadband, a regional broadband telecommunications service provider in the State of Oklahoma. BTC Broadband was in search for an effective solution that could be both cost-effective and have the capability to satisfy their current [...]

XKL Emphasizes Commitment to Infrastructure Agility with the Introduction of FlexArc Solution

By |2017-03-21T11:56:52-04:00March 21st, 2017|Categories: Data Center, technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , |

The industry is continuing to find that next generation networks require solutions that can provision and scale nimbly to enhance overall user experience. With the introduction of its FlexArc solution, XKL highlights its support of these next-gen networks by offering increased control and flexibility at Layer 1. FlexArc supports quick provisioning and enables rapid scalability of [...]