NTT Com, Cisco, Cyan join hands for 100G IP connectivity to NANOG 61

NTT Communications, Cisco and Cyan joined hands to provide 100G IP connectivity to NANOG 61 in Bellevue, WA, June 2-4.

The 100G network connects the NANOG 61 venue to NTT Com’s Point of Presence (PoP) at the Westin Building in Seattle, a data center and network interconnection hub.

Cisco said it is supplying its ASR 9900 and 9904 routers and IOS XR Network Operating System for the 100G connection. It is supported by Cyan’s Z-Series packet-optical hardware in combination with Cyan’s Blue Planet platform.

Cyan’s hardware and software solution and Cisco routers seamlessly integrate with NTT Com’s backbone and automated provisioning of 10G and 100G connections on NTT Com’s Software-defined Networking (SDN) platform.

NTT Com, Cisco, Cyan for 100G IP connectivity to NANOG 61

Michael Wheeler, executive vice president of NTT Communications’ Global IP Network at NTT America, said: “With fiber directly connected to our Seattle PoP, this ultra-high speed network is a milestone in NANOG’s 20-year history and will ensure that all attendees benefit from a fast, high-quality network experience.”

“Working with NTT Com to deliver connectivity for NANOG 61 is a great proof point for how Cisco’s Evolved Programmable Network (EPN) technology being open and multi-vendor ready for live SDN deployments and for how our 100G technology delivers performance in existing multi-vendor networks,” said Surya Panditi, senior vice president and general manager, Service Provider Networking Group, Cisco.

InfotechLead News Team

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