optical networking


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optical networking

Communications between computers, telephones and other electronic devices using light. An optical network is far more reliable and has far greater potential transmission capacity than networking in the electrical domain. See optical fiber.
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Digital Optical Networking is made possible by Infinera's Photonic Integrated Circuit technology, which converts all traffic from optical to electronic signals, allowing the DTN to add and drop, multiplex, groom, and protect circuits digitally rather than optically.
Last month, the Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF) sponsored the industry's first international joint-carrier, multi-vendor optical networking interoperability demonstration.
The Infinera DTN, the first communications system based on Photonic Integrated Circuits, gives carriers and other network-builders digital control of key optical networking functions such as adding and dropping customer traffic, managing bandwidth, monitoring performance, and eliminating noise and optical impairments.
With the DTN, Infinera understands that advancements in optical networking demand disruptive technology that fits the reality of today's legacy plant.
will deliver integrated, market-ready solutions specifically tailored for the metro and regional optical networking markets.
Sorrento Networks is focused in providing metro and regional optical networking products that are reliable, scalable and cost-effective to new markets.
We share Sorrento's vision in providing reliable and cost-effective optical networking products.
Sorrento Networks, headquartered in San Diego, is a leading supplier of intelligent optical networking solutions for metro and regional applications worldwide.
The collaboration combines Sorrento Network's in-depth optical networking system engineering expertise with Xtellus' core competency of dynamic optical components.
Subrata Datta, CTO of Sorrento Networks, commented, "It is clear that the market is ready to take the next step in optical networking.
Sorrento Networks, headquartered in San Diego, CA, makes optical networking equipment for carriers and enterprises worldwide.

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