Zayo deploys Ciena’s WaveLogic 5 Extreme (WL5e) technology

Zayo Group Holdings announced the deployment of Ciena’s WaveLogic 5 Extreme (WL5e) technology between Dublin, Ireland and Amsterdam, Netherlands, for providing increased optical network capacity and reach between these key markets.
Ciena at Mobile World Congress 2017Zayo is using Ciena’s WL5e technology to deliver multi-terabit capacity across its Pan-European network, enabling higher transmission rates, reduced cost per bit and optimized network performance.

“WL5e is the only technology readily available in the market today capable of supporting up to 800Gb/s transmission over 2x400GE client interfaces,” says Jamie Jefferies, vice president and general manager, EMEA, Ciena.

Zayo’s investments throughout the European market support growing demands on networks driven by increased intercontinental transfers and the rapid adoption of next-generation technologies that require high-capacity, low-latency connections.