September 1, 2022


Next Generation Transponder Technology to Align with Subsea SDM Cables

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Hyperscale cloud and content providers continue to connect their data centers across the oceans with subsea cables while adding capacity and new routes for reliability

Cisco Brings Innovation and Automation to OFC 2022

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Cisco will be live at OFC this year, showcasing its Network as a Sensor, Automation, client optics, pluggable coherent solutions, and Routed Optical Networking solutions

September 15, 2021


The New Earthquake Sensor is the Network!

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The Cisco NCS 1004 can detect and provide seismic visibility via the coherent optic over subsea cables - improving operations at no additional cost.

March 1, 2021


Cisco Completes Acquisition of Acacia

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Cisco completed its acquisition of Acacia Communications, Inc., a company that designs and manufactures high-speed optical interconnect products and technologies. Acacia’s technology is very complementary to Cisco’s optical systems and optics strategy and reinforces its investment in the Internet for the Future with world-class coherent optical solutions for our customers.

January 13, 2020


Cisco Makes Waves in Subsea Market

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Cisco continues to be a leading optical transport vendor driving the subsea evolution. Learn how our solution is helping our customers keep up with current and future demands with more capacity, longer distance and lower cost per bit.

Distance + Capacity = Cisco Sets Global Spectral Efficiency Record

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The subsea market is booming, and Cisco continues to be a leading optical transport vendor driving this evolution.

January 15, 2019


Growth of Submarine Cables and How the Cisco NCS 1004 Fits

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Submarine cables form the backbone of the Internet. In a live field trial, the Cisco NCS 1004 drove a single wavelength of 300G over a 10,000km sub-sea link. The spectral efficiency achieved was 43 percent better than any other option available in the industry today.