optical transport

XKL Offers TENET a Secure Way to Accommodate Growth on West African Cable Subsea System

By |2018-05-01T10:24:38-05:00May 1st, 2018|Categories: big data, Big Data connectivity, Broadband, broadband infrastructure, cloud, cloud computing, Cloud service provider, colocation, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, data center news, education, fiber optics, General, global carrier, Global Telecommunications, Internet, network equipment, Optical Networking, R&D, research and development, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, XKL|Tags: , , , |

XKL’s DarkStar System Enhances West African Cable System - A Subsea Network Linking London to Cape Town The interconnection of data centers has become increasingly important for bandwidth intensive entities including enterprises, education, government, and healthcare sectors. Connecting separate data centers allows organizations to transfer workloads between locations, share resources and enable more capabilities. Considering the [...]

MRV Upgrades its Pro-Vision Lifecycle Service by Enabling Standards-based SDN Integration

By |2017-03-08T14:42:24-05:00March 8th, 2017|Categories: jsa blog, LSO, MRV, MRV Communcations, Optical Networking, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Today, MRV Communications announced an upgrade to its Pro-VisionÒ service management and orchestration software platform. The upgrade includes a next generation RESTCONF Northbound application program interface (API), that leverages standards-based Yang models for seamless integration with high-order orchestration platforms. This will enable full Lifecycle Service Orchestration (LSO) for transport services. Pro-Vision - which can scale to [...]

MRV Communications’ OptiPacket OP-X1 Wins Communications Solutions Product of the Year

By |2016-09-08T11:50:02-05:00September 8th, 2016|Categories: awards, B2B, bandwidth, business awards, Global Telecommunications, MRV, MRV Communcations, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, technology trends, Telecom, telecom awards, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

MRV Communications™, the global provider of innovative packet and optical solutions for service providers, data center operators and enterprises, wins TMC's Solutions Product of the Year Award. The OptiPacket® OP-X1 Carrier Ethernet 100G access solutions earned recognition from TMC, the publisher of leading industry publications including Cloud Computing, IoT Evolution, Customer, and Internet Telephony. “It is an honor [...]

MRV Launched Next-Gen Carrier Ethernet Access Device with Software-enabled Scalability

By |2016-05-05T15:24:17-05:00May 5th, 2016|Categories: 100G, Application, B2B, business ethernet, carrier, carrier ethernet, enterprise, Ethernet, JSA Clients, low latency, Metro Ethernet Forum, Network, network equipment, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, packet services, SDN, software, Software Defined Networking, telecom industry blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

MRV Communications™ announced today the launch of the OptiSwitch® OS-V Series.  The OS-V is its next generation portfolio of modular and compact, MEF CE 2.0 Certified 1GbE and 10GbE Carrier Ethernet access devices.  MRV’s OS-V series is delivered in two platforms; the OS-V8 fixed configuration platform and the OS-V20 modular platform, which has two expansion slots engineered [...]

MRV’s OptiSwitch® Empowers Lightower Fiber Networks to Streamline Carrier Ethernet Service Deployment

By |2015-10-19T11:18:57-05:00October 19th, 2015|Categories: Application, B2B, business ethernet, business partnership, Lightower, metro ethernet, network equipment, Network Function Virtualization, network growth, network operators, network provider, Network Solutions, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, SDN, Software Defined Networking, telecom industry blog, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

MRV Communications™, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRVC) (“MRV®”) announced today that Lightower Fiber Networks has expanded its footprint of MRV’s OptiSwitch® Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) service demarcation and first mile aggregation platform. This was done to support an increased number of fiber connections and bandwidth-rich services as Lightower grows its service footprint. Lightower utilizes the OptiSwitch platform at the customer premises for [...]

XKL Increases Japan Internet Exchange’s Network Capacity in Tokyo

By |2015-08-05T16:21:10-05:00August 5th, 2015|Categories: 100G, big data, Big Data connectivity, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, business investment, Internet, Internet Exchange, Internet Service Providers, internet traffic, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, wireless, wireless broadband technology, wireless broadband telecommunications networks, XKL|Tags: , , , , , , |

XKL LLC, an innovator of enterprise fiber optic networking systems, announced that the Japan Internet Exchange Co., Ltd (JPIX), one of the largest Internet Exchanges in Japan, has selected XKL's DQM10-12 Optical Transport Systems to increase network capacity in Tokyo. The DarkStar DQM10-12 packs 120G of capacity into a single 1RU appliance, with 240G and 360G 1RU products scheduled [...]

XKL DarkStar DWDM Appliances Help Drive Enterprise Cloud and Data Center Interconnects

By |2015-02-25T08:29:01-05:00February 25th, 2015|Categories: 100G, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, big data, Big Data connectivity, Blogs, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, cloud, Cloud service provider, colocation, dark fiber, Data Center, data center design, data center news, Equipment Manufacturer, Ethernet, Ethernet Private Line (EPL), Global Telecommunications, high frequency traders, High Speed Internet, higher education, JSA Clients, low latency, Low-Latency Network, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , |

Company Releases the First High Capacity DWDM Solution for the Enterprise – in a 1RU Appliance XKL LLC announced today that its new DarkStar DWDM appliance solutions are driving significant adoption of 10G and 100G cloud and data center interconnects. DarkStar DWDM appliances are resonating with customers and DWDM appliance sales were XKL’s strongest-growing product area in 4Q2014. [...]

GlobeNet Deploys Infinera Intelligent Transport Network Across North American Assets

By |2015-03-10T14:29:00-05:00December 11th, 2014|Categories: 100G, architecture, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, big data, Big Data connectivity, broadband infrastructure, cable, carrier, carrier ethernet, Connectivity, Content Delivery, Ethernet, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, Internet, Latin America, lit fiber, low latency, Low-Latency Network, metro market, Network, network provider, network route, network upgrade, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

GlobeNet announced the deployment of the Infinera DTN-X packet optical transport networking platform across its entire U.S. terrestrial backhaul network. The deployment on routes in the northeast and south Florida, with continued connectivity into Latin America, allows GlobeNet to increase network efficiency and differentiate its service offerings as it scales network capacity.   Infinera DTN-X enhances [...]

Lightower Delivers All-Fiber Networking for Direct Connectivity to Amazon Web Services

By |2013-10-30T12:05:27-05:00October 30th, 2013|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, business ethernet, business partnership, carrier, carrier ethernet, cloud, cloud computing, Connectivity, dark fiber, Data Center Connectivity, Ethernet, fiber, fiber optics, lit fiber, low latency, Low-Latency Network, network provider, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, WDM, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower announced today that it now offers customers all-fiber connectivity to Amazon Web Services (AWS) through Amazon’s Direct Connect locations in New York City, NY, and Ashburn, VA. Customers can connect directly to AWS via all-fiber networking from any of Lightower’s 7,500+ service locations throughout the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast and metro Chicago. End-to-end fiber connectivity between a [...]

Lightower Drives Changing North American Telecom Landscape

By |2013-10-17T09:43:49-05:00October 17th, 2013|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband infrastructure, c-level, carrier, carrier ethernet, Cell tower backhaul, Cloud service provider, Conferences, content delivery network, dark fiber, Data Center Connectivity, Ethernet, Events, fiber, fiber optics, lit fiber, Low-Latency Network, Mobile backhaul, network provider, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Technology, technology trends, Telco 2.0, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom networking event, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, voice and data company, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom, Wireless backhaul|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

With consolidation still widespread and new applications driving rapid changes in bandwidth demand, the North American telecommunications industry continues its dynamic path forward. In addition to Lightower’s dramatic organic growth, the company has successfully completed seven acquisitions over the past six years, which have combined to establish Lightower as a key player in the North American [...]

Lightower and PCCW Establish International Ethernet Interconnectivity Agreement

By |2013-10-15T08:46:20-05:00October 15th, 2013|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, big data, broadband infrastructure, business ethernet, business partnership, business strategy, carrier, carrier ethernet, Connectivity, Ethernet, fiber, fiber optics, Global Telecommunications, interconnection, metro ethernet, network growth, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks and PCCW Global announced today an agreement to establish international Ethernet interconnectivity (E-NNIs) between their networks. This new agreement enables both companies to leverage each other’s network footprint and offer end users additional networking solutions. PCCW Global is an operating division of HKT, Hong Kong’s premier telecommunications service provider. By establishing this Ethernet [...]

Lightower Announces 1,500-Mile Expansion Through Washington, D.C. and Virginia

By |2013-08-05T09:29:58-05:00August 5th, 2013|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, big data, broadband infrastructure, business strategy, carrier, Cell tower backhaul, cloud, cloud computing, Connectivity, Content Delivery, content delivery network, dark fiber, Data Center Connectivity, education, enterprise, Ethernet, fiber, fiber optics, Global Telecommunications, Government, healthcare, high frequency traders, higher education, low latency, Low-Latency Network, Mobile backhaul, network growth, network route, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Technology, Telco 2.0, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, WDM, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom, Wireless backhaul|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

As part of its on-going expansion strategy, Lightower today announced a major 1,500-mile expansion of its all-fiber, high-performance network throughout Virginia and the Washington, D.C. metro region. In May 2012, Lightower began constructing over 1,100 route miles of high fiber-count network blanketing most of Virginia and into North Carolina. Additionally, Lightower is announcing the addition of [...]

Lightower Highlights Data Center Connectivity Services at Chicago Data Center Summit 2013

By |2013-06-26T15:41:35-05:00June 26th, 2013|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, big data, broadband infrastructure, carrier ethernet, cloud computing, dark fiber, Data Center Connectivity, Ethernet, Events, fiber, fiber optics, Financial Exchange, Government, healthcare, network provider, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, telecom conference, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, WDM|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks will highlight its premium high-performance, data-center connectivity services this week during the second annual Greater Chicago Data Center Summit 2013. The Summit takes place Thursday, June 27 in Chicago at the Museum of Science and Industry. Lightower excels at connecting data centers to enterprises, government agencies, carriers and other organizations that require the fastest, [...]

Lightower to Showcase High-Performance Network at Telecom Exchange 2013

By |2013-06-25T14:58:30-05:00June 25th, 2013|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband infrastructure, carrier ethernet, Cell tower backhaul, cloud computing, Conferences, dark fiber, Data Center Connectivity, Ethernet, Events, fiber, fiber optics, Low-Latency Network, Mobile backhaul, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Telecom, telecom conference, Telecom Exchange, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom, Wireless backhaul|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks will showcase its industry-leading networking solutions during Telecom Exchange 2013 tomorrow, June 26, at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. Lightower’s all-fiber network provides high-performance networking solutions to a broad range of industries including health care, financial services, media, content, education, government, carriers and more. Lightower has extensive experience providing customized, industry-specific [...]

Data is the New Punk Rock! A Q&A with Chad Taylor

By |2013-06-17T13:36:01-05:00June 17th, 2013|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, big data, broadband infrastructure, business strategy, c-level, carrier, carrier ethernet, Cell tower backhaul, dark fiber, Data Center, disaster recovery, fiber, fiber optics, General, Internet, internet traffic, Low-Latency Network, Mobile backhaul, mobile broadband connectivity, network growth, network provider, network route, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, United Fiber & Data, WDM, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom, Wireless backhaul|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

United Fiber & Data is currently constructing a 100 Gbps-ready greenfield fiber-optic network between New York City and Ashburn, Virginia. The new network will offer a redundant, highly available, low-latency path between the two cities and will connect some of the world’s top destinations for Internet peering and high-bandwidth networking, creating a cohesive and less-risky alternative [...]