Eletronet has  selected Ciena’s (NYSE: CIEN) converged packet  optical solution to launch new wavelength services across its national backbone  network for wholesale, Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and webscale companies.  Enabled by high-performance capacity of a 100G network  that scales to 250G, Eletronet can deliver flexible and reliable  high-bandwidth, multi-site connectivity and bundled Internet Protocol (IP)  services to its customers across Brazil.

Key  facts:

  • Eletronet  is currently one of the largest providers of connectivity to ISPs in the  Brazilian market, supplying high-speed data transport over its national optical  ground wire (OPGW) fiber optic network that consists of more than 16,000  kilometers across Brazil’s 18 states. As part of the country’s modernization  project, Eletronet aims to provide connectivity to all communities it serves.
  • With Ciena’s 6500 Packet-Optical Platform, Eletronet can reach up to 22 Tbps of capacity, enabling the company to have the  fastest express route in Brazil. Eletronet can deliver up to 10 GbE as well as 100 GbEwavelengths to transport  larger amounts of data across longer distances. The new network lays the  foundation for Eletronet to support their customers in the deployment of future  services such as virtualization and Software Defined Networking (SDN) applications.
  • Additionally, as a member of the Ciena Partner Program, Eletronet collaborates with Ciena to address new  customer verticals and design new, innovative services.

Executive  Comments:

  • “As  we thought about what we wanted a 100G network to achieve, it was key to provide  both the lowest network latency on the market as well as establish direct  routes to customers that would allow for rapid activation of services. By  tapping Ciena’s expertise in the converged packet-optical industry, our network  has become more agile, enabling us to expand connectivity further throughout  Brazil.”
    -      Anderson Jacopetti, Chief Technology  Officer, Eletronet
  • “Ciena’s  packet-optical technology lays the foundation for Eletronet’s nationwide 100G  network. Due to the programmable nature of these solutions, Eletronet can  consistently assess the demands being placed on the network at any given time  and dynamically adjust capacity as needed. This provides the cornerstone of an  adaptive network that can proactively respond to changes in the network  environment.”
    - Fabio Medina, Vice President and  General Manager of CALA, Ciena

About Eletronet
Eletronet has a national OPGW-based fiber optic network with more than 16 thousand km, 155 POPs in 18 States of Brazil, integrated to the transmission networks of electric energy. Through this structure of high capacity and availability, telecommunication services with high levels of quality are provided. Eletronet offers high-speed, long-distance telecommunications services to telecommunications operators and internet service providers (ISP). Eletronet is changing the game of the Brazilian Telecommunications Market!

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