GlobalConnect completes deployment of ‘Next-Generation 400G Network’

17 May 2013

Danish network provider GlobalConnect has announced the completion of the deployment of a ‘400G network’ employing the Cyan Blue Planet software-defined networking (SDN) system and Z-Series packet-optical platform throughout Denmark. The network upgrade allows GlobalConnect to roll out a wide variety of ultra-high-capacity wavelength and Ethernet services at speeds up to 100Gbps to business customers and data centre operators, as well as wholesale services to other operators. According to the press release, Cyan anchored the rollout using Z-Series packet-optical transport platforms (P-OTPs), which allow the deployment of services with theoretical speed of up to 100Gbps.

GlobalConnect’s network consists of over 12,000 fibre route kilometres and includes extensions into northern Germany and southern Sweden.

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