LuxNetwork taps Ciena’s 6500 Packet-Optical Platform

Ciena at MWC 2017LuxNetwork has selected Ciena’s 6500 Packet-Optical Platform with WaveLogic Encryption for its new 100G network.

The investment in 100G network will assist LuxNetwork to increase its network capacity to support the bandwidth and security demands of the country’s important financial sector, large enterprises and international wholesale customers.

LuxNetwork provides fibre optic WAN connectivity to connect businesses to data centers and provide data center interconnect, as well as managed services for enterprise customers and international telecom operators.

Operating a network with 10 times the capacity it had previously, LuxNetwork will offer higher-capacity services, including 10Gbps and 100Gbps Ethernet, 8Gb and 16Gb Fiber Channel as well as encryption for protection of in-flight data.

This network upgrade helps LuxNetwork consolidate and modernize its infrastructure and deliver operational efficiencies following the acquisition and integration of Telecom Luxembourg.

“Ciena’s 6500 platform and encryption solutions are essential to our network expansion and service delivery strategy,” said Valentin Grempka, optical network manager, LuxNetwork.

Virginie Hollebecque, vice president, EMEA at Ciena, was instrumental in announcing the deal with LuxNetwork.