Monday, March 18, 2013

Pacnet Deploys Infinera's DTN-X Platform

Pacnet, a leading provider of integrated network and technology solutions in the Asia-Pacific region, has deployed the Infinera DTN-X platform, featuring 500G long-haul super-channels.

The DTN-X platform enables Pacnet to deliver 100 Gbps services.  The deployment is believed to be the largest regional deployment of 100 Gbps technology to date. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Pacnet owns and operates EAC and C2C, Asia’s leading state-of-the-art fiber optic submarine cable networks with 21 cable landing stations extending from India to the U.S. The network spans 46,800 km and serves global customers with a comprehensive range of network and managed services.

"The Infinera DTN-X  FlexCoherent modulation capabilities, integrated control plane, and seamless subsea to terrestrial integration with the existing network further enhances our Data Center connectivity and network virtualization strategy," said Andy Lumsden, Pacnet Chief Technology Officer. "The ability to deliver and commission the DTN-X rapidly meant that our network upgrade was fully deployed within nine weeks, allowing us to deliver services to customers with a high level of confidence and resilience. The Infinera solution greatly advances our Layer 3 to Optical convergence and Network-as-a-Service initiatives."



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