GTAC selected the Infinera mTera for its ability to cost-effectively aggregate and groom diverse traffic types on a compact, scalable and converged platform. Deployed in major metropolitan markets and long-haul gateway sites, the mTera enables GTAC to efficiently manage and scale long-haul traffic growth while reducing network complexity with its universal switching fabric and integrated wavelength-division multiplexing (WDM) capabilities. The mTera network architecture supports service connectivity at speeds up to 200 gigabits per second (Gb/s) and delivers secure transport over GTAC’s existing third-party WDM transmission infrastructure.
“We chose Infinera as our technology partner following rigorous evaluation of competing solutions and the superior performance experienced during trials, including the impressive transmission of 80 channels of 100 Gb/s per channel over a span of 400 kilometers on our live network – error free and without regeneration,” said Miguel Anderson, Chief Executive Officer, GTAC. “With best-in-class technology and an exceptional level of customer service, including outstanding local support, Infinera has helped us enhance the performance of our network and increase operational efficiencies.”
To simplify end-to-end service provisioning and management across the nationwide mTera network, GTAC is using the Infinera Transcend Software Suite.
“We are excited to be a solutions partner to GTAC and help them transform their fiber optic infrastructure to deliver enhanced value to their customers,” said Bob Jandro, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales at Infinera. “In addition to providing a scalable foundation for growth, the innovative universal switching capabilities of our mTera platform make it an ideal solution for metro and long-haul core networks experiencing traffic growth driven by mobile, cloud and video services and applications.”