Ciena Corporation, the network specialist, has announced UK telecoms operator, SSE Telecoms, has selected Ciena’s coherent 100 Gb/s optical networking technology as the exclusive solution for deployment in its UK national network. By utilising Ciena’s WaveLogic coherent optical processors, the 100 Gb/s network, which is operational, can now connect the operator’s main data centres and enable a far more efficient provisioning of high-capacity services.
Mark Corney, Director of Sales and Development, SSE Telecoms said “SSE Telecoms’ customers expect the most reliable, innovative and flexible connectivity solutions, and so we are always striving to develop a network that reflects these expectations. We have identified Ciena’s platform as industry-leading in terms of quality and service delivery, a quality that is vital for SSE Telecoms market requirements. This network enhancement will develop our existing product capability and allow customers to develop specific network requirements that are to the best quality available. Our strategy to specialise and drive high capacity network requirements means that with the Ciena platform we are able to provide customers with an exciting proposition.”