Monday, May 13, 2013

BICS to Upgrade European Network with Infinera DTN-X

BICS, a global provider of international wholesale carrier services, has selected the Infinera DTN-X platform to upgrade its Pan-European network.

The BICS Pan-European network stretches across 9,000 kilometers of fiber in Europe and linking through a cable landing station in Marseille into the EIG & SEA-ME-WE 4 submarine cable systems.  BICS offers international wholesale services through a network of 100 points of presence in 55 cities and 33 countries across the globe.

The Infinera DTN-X delivers 500 Gbps long haul super-channels, enabling BICS to deliver flexible and cost effective 100 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) services.
"The Infinera DTN-X allows BICS to provide flexible solutions and ensures a faster service implementation, translating into a shorter time to market for our customers," said Johan Wouters, SVP Capacity Business Management at BICS. "This new platform will enable the aggregation of multiple high speed services on a single OTN interface. The advanced control plane offers the possibility of self-provisioning for high capacity services making BICS the perfect network outsourcing partner."

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