Lightower Upgrades Fiber Optic Networks
Lightower Fiber Networks, a digital fiber network and broadband service provider in the northeast United States, has expanded its network with Juniper Networks’ MX Series Ethernet Services Routers. Juniper says that by extending the reach of its network and upgrading legacy infrastructure with the MX Series, Lightower now can flexibly deliver multiple types of services on a single converged infrastructure–leveraging Juniper’s JUNOS software–while at the same time improving operational efficiency, service reliability, and scale.
Hyosung Utilizes CDN Solutions from Juniper Networks
Juniper Networks, Inc. the leader in high-performance networking, today announced that Hyosung ITX, a major Korean business solution provider, has improved the performance and reliability of its content delivery network (CDN) by deploying Juniper Networks MX Series Ethernet Services Routers. With MX960 and MX480 routers in its network, Hyosung ITX can ensure that bandwidth-intensive Web content is securely delivered with high-performance and quality to a substantial number of concurrent users.
AFL Telecommunications Acquires Draka’s OPGW Business
AFL Telecommunications has signed an agreement to purchase Draka’s Optical Ground Wire (OPGW) business based in Monchengladbach, Germany. This acquisition positions AFL Telecommunications as the leading OPGW manufacturer worldwide, increasing its reach in additional countries of Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.
Glimmerglass Announces High-Density Optical Platform
Glimmerglass, the leading supplier of intelligent optical switching systems, today announced its new Intelligent Peripheral System 3000 (IPS 3000). The IPS 3000 is a high reliability, a high-density platform that complements the Glimmerglass Intelligent Optical Switch providing a superior solution for managing and controlling the physical layer of fiber optic networks. The introduction of the IPS 3000 extends the company’s solution offering to environments which need to process hundreds of signals and flexibly multicast them to selected destinations.