GÉANT scales pan-European backbone network

Coriant, a global supplier of open, disruptive, and hyperscale networking solutions for service providers and web-scale Internet operators, has announced that GÉANT, operator of the largest and most advanced research and education (R&E) network in the world, has selected the Coriant Groove™ G30 Network Disaggregation Platform and Coriant Transcend™ Chorus transport network management solution to scale its European backbone network, the company said.

Deployed to support high-speed Data Center Interconnect (DCI) and alien wavelength applications, the industry-leading Coriant DCI solution enables GÉANT to easily and cost-efficiently boost network capacity across core PoP sites, including London, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Paris, Geneva, and Marseilles.

GÉANT is Europe´s collaboration on network and related infrastructure and services for the benefit of research and education, contributing to Europe´s economic growth and competitiveness. The organisation develops, delivers and promotes advanced network and associated e-infrastructure services, and supports innovation and knowledge-sharing amongst its members, partners and the wider research and education networking community. For more information visit www.geant.org.

Coriant delivers innovative and dynamic networking solutions for a fast-changing and cloud-centric business world. Learn more at www.coriant.com.