Unbeknown to most people, the erbium-doped fibre amplifier (EDFA) is a superhero that keeps the world talking and communicating. But almost three decades after its invention, it is struggling to do the job alone.
Marseille-based IP connectivity services provider, Hopus has selected Coriant’s Groove G30 platform to help evolve its resilient, high-capacity transport infrastructure that provides quality routes to major networks.
C&W Networks has deployed the Coriant mTera universal transport platform in its Pan-Caribbean network in order to optimise the network backbone for current and future high-speed service demands and simplify multi-service bandwidth management.
The C&W Networks subsea network optimisation project will be implemented in multiple phases, with initial deployment at core sites in Colombia, Curaçao, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Panama, Puerto Rico, Trinidad, and the U.S.
Coriant and Telia Carrier demonstrate software-enabled real-time performance awareness
Latin American connectivity infrastructure and ICT solutions provider InterNexa, has teamed up with Coriant to successfully complete an open optical transport field trial featuring disaggregated 100G and 200G transmission over third-party optical infrastructure.
InterNexa operates a ring-based optical backbone infrastructure that supports IP and wholesale transport services throughout South America, with more than 49,000 kilometres of optical fibre interconnecting Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Argentina and Brazil.
NAPERVILLE, ILLINOIS – Coriant has promoted Robert Shore to the role of senior vice president of global sales enablement. In his new role, Shore will lead a global team driving the company’s ongoing transformation into a software-centric and multi-sided platform solutions provider in a new era of open ecosystem innovation. His responsibilities include global sales strategy, multi-sided platform partnerships, technical sales, systems engineering, network planning and design, product marketing, brand communications, and digital and social media marketing.
Long-standing Spanish neutral internet exchange, ESpanix has chosen the Coriant Groove G30 network disaggregation platform as the foundation for a high-speed optical backbone network connecting its major data centre sites across Madrid.
Telia Carrier and Coriant have successfully completed a live field trial of technology optimised for real-time optical performance awareness and dynamic provisioning of fibre optic capacity.
The trial was conducted on a live fibre route in Telia Carrier’s backbone network between Hamburg and Prague. During the trial, 200G wavelengths were provisioned on-demand based on the accurate and real-time (DSP-independent) visibility of residual margin and OSNR on the 1,300km long haul transmission route.
NAPERVILLE, ILLINOIS – Coriant has announced the appointment of Sandra Krief to managing director for North America. In this position, she will be responsible for sales operations, business development, channel strategy, and customer support throughout the U.S. and Canada. Based in New York City, Krief will report directly to the company’s chief customer officer and EVP of Global Sales and Digital Marketing, Homayoun Razavi.
NAPERVILLE, ILLINOIS – Coriant has announced that Converge ICT Solutions has selected the Coriant 7090 Packet Transport Platform and Coriant Transcend Chorus network management to expand delivery of carrier-grade metro Ethernet services across the Philippines. The nationwide deployment will span over 450 sites and help Converge better serve the broadband, wholesale, and cloud connectivity needs of its small, medium, and large enterprise customers.
As data demand ramps ever higher, researchers are looking to innovative amplifier designs to help transport a broader light spectrum through optical fibres, finds Andy Extance
Duncan Ellis shares his views about the increased focus on automation from network operators, and how the physical layer has so far stubbornly resisted the move
Switching off copper networks where fibre has been deployed is the end game, so why are so few operators doing it, wonders Pauline Rigby
With demand for fibre to the premises increasing, Keely Portway looks at the role training plays in ensuring installation skills remain available to meet this growing demand