XO Incorporates Ciena Into Its 100G Metro, Local Network

The very first ring in New York City will include 3 nodes, including 60 Hudson Street, a crucial place for a provider in Manhattan.

XO Communications has actually fit yet another piece into its 100G network puzzle by naming Ciena as yet another of its optical providers.

Although it prepares to extend these brand-new capabilities throughout the country in its network over the next year, business initially has really started supplying services on this superior network in New York City to wholesale service provider customers, connecting essential provider hotels like 111 Eighth Avenue.

Having currently released Cienas 4200 platform throughout this network, the new platform will accommodate a number of tradition SONET and next-gen approaches such as Ethernet and Fibre Channel in addition to providing handled wavelength services in 1G to 100G, 10g and 40g increments.

Published by George Yee

George Yee is a telecommunications consultant specializing in enterprise networking.