Increased Space and Power Savings in Minimal Deployment Time
SUNNYVALE, CA, May 07, 2010 --Infinera (NASDAQ:INFN, news, filings) has successfully deployed a transatlantic route of over 6,000 kilometers for a major global telecommunications service provider. The new route provides the service provider 1.76 Terabits/second (Tb/s) of optical capacity on a single fiber pair.
The Infinera Submarine Solution uses Infinera's double-density technology to enable wavelengths to be implemented on a 25 Gigahertz channel grid, providing for doubling the density or capacity compared to traditional DWDM optical systems implemented on a 50 Gigahertz channel grid.
Based on the Infinera DTN, the Infinera Submarine Solution is designed to offer end users numerous significant benefits over traditional submarine systems. In addition to increasing capacity, the Infinera solution is intended to enable a submarine service provider to deliver new services while simultaneously increasing the space and power efficiency of the land-based submarine system. An innovative dispersion management solution is engineered to simplify dispersion management.
With its Digital Optical Networks architecture based on photonic integrated circuits, the Infinera Submarine Solution is intended to enable quick and easy deployment, provisioning, and management of the network, often reducing the time it takes to add new services to the system from months to days.
Infinera has enjoyed market success since launching the Infinera Submarine Solution last year. The Infinera system is designed to enable service providers to accommodate demand growth without the need to invest in their subsea infrastructure. Infinera's Submarine Solution has already been deployed in submarine networks in North America, the Caribbean, and South America.
"We believe that Infinera is an ideal solution for those subsea service providers seeking to update their plant and increase their capacity without incurring large capital expenditures," said Mike Guess, Infinera Vice-President of Network Architecture. "With the completion of this project, the Infinera Submarine Solution is now deployed on over 50,000km of submarine cable systems."
About Infinera Infinera provides Digital Optical Networking systems to telecommunications carriers worldwide. Infinera's systems are unique in their use of a breakthrough semiconductor technology: the photonic integrated circuit (PIC). Infinera's systems and PIC technology are designed to provide customers with simpler and more flexible engineering and operations, faster time-to-service, and the ability to rapidly deliver differentiated services without reengineering their optical infrastructure. For more information, please visit http://www.infinera.com/.
This press release contains certain forward-looking statements based on current expectations, forecasts and assumptions that involve risks and uncertainties. These statements are based on information available to Infinera as of the date hereof; and actual results could differ materially from those stated or implied, due to risks and uncertainties. Forward-looking statements include statements regarding Infinera's expectations, beliefs, intentions or strategies regarding the future, including that the Infinera Submarine Solution is designed to offer end users numerous significant benefits over traditional submarine systems; that an innovative dispersion management solution is engineered to simplify dispersion management; that the Infinera Submarine Solution is intended to enable quick and easy deployment, provisioning, and management of the network, often reducing the time it takes to add new services to the system from months to days; that the Infinera system is designed to enable service providers to accommodate demand growth without the need to invest in their subsea infrastructure; and that that Infinera is an ideal solution for those subsea service providers seeking to update their plant and increase their capacity without incurring large capital expenditures. Such forward-looking statements can be identified by forward-looking words such as "anticipated," "believed," "could," "estimate," "expect," "intend," "may," "should," "will," and "would" or similar words. The risks and uncertainties that could cause our results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements include aggressive business tactics by our competitors, our dependence on a single product, our ability to protect our intellectual property, claims by others that we infringe their intellectual property, and our ability to respond to rapid technological changes, and other risks that may impact any of the group's business are set forth in their annual reports on Form 10-K filed with the SEC on March 1, 2010, as well as subsequent reports filed with or furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission. These statements are based on information available to us as of the date hereof and we disclaim any obligation to update the forward-looking statements included in this press release, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
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