Tag: optical networks

Next-generation data center connectivity

This article was originally published by DatacenterDynamics. The pattern is set – the number of data centers in the world continues to grow in order to support the expanding needs of enterprises, cloud service providers and indeed the services we all use as consumers. These data centers are taking many forms too, from tiny data […]

Rethinking Internet Backbone Architectures

During the past couple of years, we’ve made several public ad-hoc announcements on technology transitions that keep us busy building and operating the world’s #1 Internet Backbone. This has been done without ever providing a context or connection to the trends believed to be fueling the industry going forward and the path we’ve taken to […]

The Optical Networks Future: Open and Disaggregated

In recent months we’ve been busy giving our global optical network infrastructure a major makeover. Our mission – to jump-start a new era of network innovation and interoperability that will prove transformative for all our customers. So, what exactly have we been up to? Having one of the largest global optical transmission network footprints we […]

Let there be (intelligent) light

As businesses worldwide keep on investing in technical infrastructure and innovative tools to build smart, connected organizations, the demand for capacity has reached new levels. The result is growing pressure on the fiber optic backbone networks of service providers and internet content providers alike. To help meet the demands of digital transformation, carriers will need […]