Everstream, Windstream to Bring 400GbE Services to Market

Everstream, the business-only fiber network, and Windstream, a provider of advanced network communications, has announced the operational turn-up of long-haul 400 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) Wavelength Services, marking one of the industry-first deployments for a business-optimized service provider, the company said.

The deployment included collaborative technologies delivered by Infinera´s Groove (GX) Series compact modular platforms and Juniper´s PTX Series transport routers. Windstream provided a 400GbE Wavelength Service, enabled by innovative 4th generation (600G per wave) coherent technology from Infinera, which allowed Everstream to substantially augment the capacity of its network, enabled by scalable routing solutions from Juniper, to meet the escalating needs of enterprise customers.

Windstream´s 400GbE product launch supports Everstream´s enterprise-grade network to deliver robust business fiber services, including private line, dedicated Internet access, managed wave and data center services. The introduction of Windstream´s 400GbE Wavelength Service helps Everstream meet the relentless growing bandwidth demands from enterprises and provide the flexibility to support a wide variety of business-class services. The partnership enables Everstream to leverage the national footprint of Windstream´s advanced fiber-optic network and augment its high-demand route between Chicago and Cleveland. Windstream´s Wavelength Service product offering includes routes across its nationwide fiber network from 10GbE to 400GbE.

Everstream has raised the bar for business connectivity, delivering a business-only fiber network with the speed, reliability, scale and performance that today´s enterprises demand. With more than 15,000 route miles of fiber and speeds up to 100 Gbps, Everstream´s enterprise-grade network delivers robust business fiber services, including dedicated Internet access, dark fiber, Ethernet and data center solutions. For more information, visit everstream.net.

Windstream Holdings is a provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions. Windstream provides data networking, core transport, security, unified communications and managed services to mid-market, enterprise and wholesale customers across the US. Additional information is available at windstream.com or www.windstreamwholesale.com.