Viodi View

Viodi View – 05/16/12

A long time ago, a friend once made the observation that frequent travel allows one to see some unusual things and meet people who either are unusual, famous or both. He said that people sometimes didn’t believe the things he had seen in his travels. Roger and I have been lucky to capture memories of our […]

Alan Weissberger Optical Networking

Infonetics: OTN Switching Gains Market Traction- but will it replace SONET/ SDH?

The results of Infonetics Research OTN Deployment Strategies survey show that OTN switching will play a leading and significant role in the regional and long haul networks of most, but not all carriers. “Most notable is the fact that about three-quarters of the service providers interviewed plan to deploy OTN switching (see comment below).  This sample  represents 90% of all respondent […]

Alan Weissberger Optical Networking Technology

Infonetics: Carriers Making Major Push to OTN; PMC Sierra sees healthy OTN growth during next 5 years

Infonetics Research says optical network providers are making a major push to the Optical Transport Network (OTN) for metro, long haul and ultra long haul transmision.  Until now, carriers have mostly used SONET/SDH for optical transport but that seems about to change in a big way. Infonetics interviewed telcos in North America, Asia Pacific, EMEA, […]