Colt Technology deploys 100 gigabit Ethernet services across Europe
Nov 21, 2012 (TELECOMWORLDWIRE via COMTEX) --
Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN) said that Colt Technology Services has made available 100 gigabit Ethernet services to their customers, using the Infinera DTN platform over Colt's long distance network.
Colt can now offer 100GbE services across its unique infrastructure combining 20 Colt carrier neutral data centers and a highly scalable long distance network that brings together Europe's major business areas with 39 metropolitan area networks and 18,000 directly connected buildings.
As Colt strategically expands its data centre and network infrastructure, investing where customers need its services, Infinera's DTN platform enables Colt to efficiently expand its network capabilities. With Infinera's DTN platform capability embedded in Colt's long distance network, the company can continue to respond to the increasing demand for high bandwidth scalable Ethernet services from wholesale carriers and enterprise customers in the finance and media sectors.
The Infinera DTN platform, built with photonic integrated circuits, offers Colt operational simplicity and scalability. By deploying a PIC-based solution, Colt directly benefits from reduced sized equipment using less power, reduced costs and improved reliability, thereby resulting in lower capital and operational expenses while operating a more flexible long-haul optical network.
Infinera specializes in Digital Optical Networking systems that are designed to continually improve the economics of optical networking by combining the speed of optics with the simplicity of digital.
Colt is the information delivery platform, enabling its customers to deliver, share, process and store their vital business information.
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