Infinera Joins Allied Fiber's Dark Fiber Community
Infinera has joined Allied Fiber’s Dark Fiber Community(DFC), which is an online vendor directory that mirrors the fiber eco-system with participants ranging from fiber technology and equipment manufacturers to infrastructure providers and service vendors. Allied Fiber is a carrier-neutral provider of dark fiber with a national footprint and through its DFC brings together key vendors and facilitates discussions with industry experts to provide services to build their networks.
Infinera’s optical solutions serve as the backbone of a large number of long-haul and metro networks around the world. The Infinera DTN is an optical system based on large-scale photonic integrated circuits. Deployed worldwide in long-haul and metro core networks, the Infinera DTN combines high-capacity DWDM transport, integrated digital bandwidth management, and GMPLS-powered service intelligence in a single platform. A DTN network is engineered to deliver services from 1 Gigabit/second (Gb/s) to 40Gb/s today, and designed to scale to 100Gb/s in the future, in a matter of days, instead of the weeks or months typically required by traditional DWDM systems.