Ciena inks deals with Caucasus Online and GlobeNet

Ciena announced deals with Caucasus Online and GlobeNet. The US-based technology company did not disclose financial details.Ciena’s 6500 Packet-Optical PlatformCiena will support Caucasus Online to enhance its Black Sea fibre optic network to increase in data transfer capacity of up to 5 Tbps.

Caucasus Online will be deploying Ciena’s GeoMesh Extreme submarine solution with 100G transponders. The strategy of the operator is to integrate low-latency capabilities into its subsea network. Caucasus Online also aims to leverage its submarine optical spectrum for optimized network monetization.

“As we assessed the future of cable infrastructure installed across the Black Sea, it was clear we needed a turn-key solution to address concerns with low data transfer capacity and our existing 100G network assets,” said Giorgi Shanidze, CEO, Caucasus Online.

Ciena will support GlobeNet, a wholesale provider of telecom infrastructure in the Americas, to deliver 200G wavelengths along its 23,500 km fiber optic subsea cable system across the Americas. GlobeNet aims to improve its network resiliency, increase system capacity, and reduce latency.

GlobeNet will be implementing Ciena’s GeoMesh Extreme solution, including 6500 Packet-Optical Platform in order guarantee network availability by proactively addressing potential faults using software intelligence and automation.

“Our investment in Ciena’s network solutions highlights our commitment to providing customers with secure and reliable data services, even in the face of the unpredictable,” said – Eduardo Falzoni, CEO of GlobeNet.