Monday, February 23, 2009

euNetworks Selects Infinera for 15-City Network

euNetworks has deployed an Infinera Digital Optical Network in a fiber-rich network connecting 15 major cities throughout the heart of Western Europe.

Xantaro Deutschland GmbH, an internationally focused service integrator, carried out planning and implementation of the optical network for euNetworks. Working closely together, Infinera and Xantaro deployed the initial phase of the pan-European network, reaching 14 cities, in just six weeks. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Infinera said rapid deployment of the network was enabled by the expertise of the Infinera and Xantaro engineering teams, backed up by the design of the PIC-based Infinera system which eliminates more than 80 percent of intrabay fiber connections. Infinera's GMPLS-powered IQ network operating system automatically recognizes elements in the network and performs tests on connectivity between network nodes, enabling networks to be configured more easily and quickly than with traditional DWDM systems.