To satisfy growing customer demands for cloud migration and high-performance applications,  ServerCentral is deploying Ciena’s® (NYSE: CIEN) Waveserver stackable data center interconnect (DCI) platform. This upgrade allows ServerCentral to quickly scale bandwidth and support customer needs for high-speed data transfer, virtual machine migration and disaster recovery/backup between data centers. Additionally, with the extremely compact design of the Waveserver platform, ServerCentral can make more efficient use out of its data center footprints. 

Key Facts:

  • ServerCentral is a managed IT services provider delivering infrastructure for startups and Fortune 500s worldwide. ServerCentral delivers comprehensive infrastructure services including private clouds, dedicated infrastructure, connectivity to third-party cloud providers, infrastructure links and more across multiple diverse fiber paths from the company’s global data centers.

  • This upgrade allows ServerCentral to provide highly reliable data connectivity at levels of 10, 40 and 100 GbE, which means its customers can confidently deploy bandwidth-intensive, web-scale applications. Additionally, with Waveserver, ServerCentral can offer new levels of flexibility by providing different connectivity speeds on short notice.

  • With Ciena’s Emulation CloudTM, an open application development environment, ServerCentral can create, test and fine-tune customized web-scale applications tailored to its specific customer needs. ServerCentral can also use Ciena’s Essentials App to manage Waveserver manually or remotely and quickly establish a connection, order, install or provision a service via any smart device.

Executive Comments:

  • “Today’s organizations are faced with increasingly complex, cloud-based architectures. In order to help our customers architect, deploy, manage and scale the optimal solutions for their business, we need to continue to evolve our scalable, flexible and redundant network. Ciena’s Waveserver helps us ensure we have the optimal foundation for our customer’s business and applications.”
    –        Bill Lowry, Vice President, Products, ServerCentral 
  • “ServerCentral’s forward-looking vision and deployment of new technologies not only ensure that it meets present-day requirements, but can also adjust to changing customer needs. With our Waveserver platform, ServerCentral can provide a highly dynamic, scalable and low-latency interconnectivity experience to its customers.”
    –        Jason Phipps, Vice President & General Manager, North America, Ciena

About ServerCentral
ServerCentral is an IT infrastructure solutions provider. Since 2000, leading technology, finance, health care and e-commerce firms have put their trust in ServerCentral to design and manage their mission-critical infrastructure. With data centers in North America, Europe and Asia, ServerCentral works with customers to develop the right solution for their business. Whether it is colocation, managed services, Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) or cloud, ServerCentral designs the optimal solution for each client. Learn more at http://www.servercentral.com.

About Ciena
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