Optical

Spring PONC -Three Game Changers!

If you missed Cisco's 2017 Spring Packet Optical Networking Conference, here's a quick summary of some of the key presentations and top take-aways.

Transport Modernization Can Help Service Providers Achieve Massive Footprint Savings

Before heading to OFC 2017, Bill Gartner connects with Verizon’s Vice President of Network Planning, Lee Hicks to get his perspective on Verizon’s network modernization plans.

OFC 2017: Challenge Your Thinking on DCI

The Data Center Interconnect (DCI) segment can be a difficult one to analyze across equipment vendors. Over-the-Top (OTT) providers are not always eager to advertise the architectures of their newest data centers, describe their DCI strategy or their vendor choice(s).

February 12, 2017

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Latest Updates from ACG on Transport/Multi-Layer SDN

A recent ACG report on SDN enabled equipment and SDN Control / Application software shows Cisco leading the overall ML-SDN market.

October 19, 2016

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New Iraqi National IP and Optical Network

The nation of Iraq is frequently in the news, but up until now not because of its ultra-modern IP and optical network. This week we announced that Cisco is playing a key role to restore and rebuild the Iraqi National Backbone, a multi-layer IP and optical project that both spans a long-haul terrestrial route from […]

September 19, 2016

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Migrating TDM services to IP: A Roadmap to Transport Network Modernization

Service providers, you have a problem. Although much of the infrastructure in your optical transport networks continues to function, major challenges within your legacy SONET/SDH network architecture have become a significant barrier to growth. Your existing SONET/SDH networks can’t scale to meet the demands of Ethernet and IP multimedia traffic as well as bandwidth-intensive apps […]

Join Cisco at Next Generation Optical Network Conference (NGON) 2016

By Leonard Luna, Senior Marketing Manager, Cisco Service Provider Solutions Cisco, and the international transport community, will converge on the Acropolis Convention Center starting this Tuesday in Nice, France – June 28, through July 1, for the 18th annual NGON conference. NGON is considered by many to be the primer DWDM/Optical conference in Europe.  Hot […]

Cisco at OFC: Next Gen DCI & Transport Network Modernization

By Leonard Luna, Senior Marketing Manager, Cisco Service Provider Solutions Cisco will be at OFC, the world’s premier optical event again showcasing our industry leading Packet Optical Convergence innovations and solutions. We encourage you to be part of the experience by visiting our Exposition booth (#3109 in Hall C) where you can interact with Cisco […]

December 8, 2015

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The New Cisco Network Convergence System 1000 Series

Guest Blog by Leonard Luna, Marketing Manager Cisco recently announced a new solution that will be instrumental in the network digitization transformation era: Software Innovations for Cloud Scale Networking. These enable service providers and web companies to deliver cloud applications with greater agility, automation and simplicity, while reducing the operational cost of the networks that […]