LuxNetwork has selected Ciena’s (NYSE: CIEN) 6500 Packet-Optical Platform with integrated WaveLogic Encryption for its new 100G network. This deployment will help LuxNetwork increase its network capacity to support the growing bandwidth and security demands of the country’s important financial sector, large enterprises and international wholesale customers.

Key Facts:

  • LuxNetwork S.A. provides high-speed,      secure fibre optic WAN connectivity to connect businesses to data centers and      provide data center interconnect, as well as a suite of 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. Additionally,      enterprise and carrier customers can leverage the benefits of dedicated, secure,      high-bandwidth and scalable connectivity without having to own the      infrastructure.
  • This network upgrade also helps      LuxNetwork consolidate and modernize its infrastructure and deliver      operational efficiencies following the acquisition and integration      of Telecom Luxembourg.

Executive Comments:

  • “Ciena’s 6500 platform and      encryption solutions are essential to our network expansion and service      delivery strategy because they allow us to offer new, reliable security      solutions to key markets such as the financial sector that rely on      encrypted data transport to protect trades and comply with industry      regulations.”
    -         Valentin Grempka, Optical Network Manager, LuxNetwork S.A.
  • “With Ciena’s converged packet optical and encryption solutions, LuxNetwork      can meet the growing and fluid connectivity needs of the local economy and      financial sector, while also providing secure international connectivity      to enable new competitive advantages for its customers.”
    -          Virginie Hollebecque, Vice President, EMEA, Ciena

About LuxNetworksLuxNetwork S.A., subsidiary in the NomoTech Group, is a private Luxembourgish operator. The company proposes a large range of services including access to datacentres, high-speed connectivity networks operating on a fibre-optic infrastructure, as well as numerous other managed services oriented towards professional customers and international telecom operators.

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