As data exceeds the boundaries of space and time, cloud networking has gone mainstream. Service providers are vying to develop data center interconnect networks that provide customers with super fast response times at the most economical cost. No small feat, considering the exponential growth and increasing demands of the market. How will you provide your customers best in class quality of service?

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Guaranteed Performance

Lightning fast feeds and speeds


Ultimate Security

Maintain the integrity of data and users


Minimize OpEx

Smaller footprint and better efficiency

ROADMs Rule the Waves

ROADM Applications and Technologies Explained

Are You Ready to Go (Cloud) Native?

The competition between SP and their Over-the-Top (OTT) counterparts is a given. Not only are OTT services gnawing at SP revenues, but customers are also growing accustomed to the flexibility of the services and the (often) low cost. As opposed to the static, long-winded processes in service provider-land, the cloud enables extreme agility and efficiency. What can SPs learn from the cloud?

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Are You Ready to Go (Cloud) Native?

Catalyzing Network Change

Catalyzing Network Change

The communications market has rapidly moved from the central office to a data center centric world.

So how does this cloud environment impact the telecoms world? And how can service providers utilize the technology advancements to improve quality of service and drive new revenue streams?

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Market-Disrupting 400G ZR+ Solution

By using a new generation of 400G ZR+ pluggables in a CFP2 DCO form factor in an innovative way, Ribbon shows how we can transport 100GbE, and growing 400GbE client traffic, for longer distances and at lower costs than current 800G solutions. Moreover, we do this on a future-proof 75GHz grid channel plan.

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Moving Forward with Open Optical Networks

Monolithic DCI is Not Always the Best Bet

Monolithic DCI is Not Always the Best Bet

Moving huge amounts of data between two points are neither easy nor cheap, especially with the explosive growth of cloud networking and services. 5G is expected only to compound the strain. The monolithic compact DCI solutions implemented by the web-scale companies (like Google, Facebook, and Amazon) are not for everyone. While they will get you a lot of bandwidth quickly and simply, they have limitations.

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