Saturday, 23 June 2018

Future forward submarine networks

By Chris Kelly, Total Telecom
Tuesday 13 February 18

Bandwidth growth, data centre growth and the IoT data tsunami will be key trends in the subsea sector in the coming years, according to Ciena.

In the run up to next week's Submarine Networks Europe event in London, we spoke with Keri Gilder, vice president and general manager EMEA at Ciena. Gilder is responsible for guiding Ciena’s EMEA service provider and enterprise customers, as well as partners, as they adapt to accommodate high-capacity applications and services.   What projects are you currently (or recently) involved in and what has made you particularly proud of your achievements in this project?  Network technologies and demands have seen enormous change, not least because of the unpredictable nature of international traffic requirements, and the varying kinds of traffic running over a network – from video-sharing and social media, virtual reality to the cloud and sharing resources between data centres, even on different continents. In order to handle this change Ciena is always anticipating the latest trends…

In the run up to next week's Submarine Networks Europe event in London, we spoke with Keri Gilder, vice president and general manager EMEA at Ciena. Gilder is responsible for guiding Ciena’s EMEA service provider and enterprise customers, as well as partners, as they adapt to accommodate high-capacity applications and services.   What projects are you currently (or recently) involved in and what has made you particularly proud of your achievements in this project?  Network technologies and demands have seen enormous change, not least because of the unpredictable nature of international traffic requirements, and the varying kinds of traffic running over a network – from video-sharing and social media, virtual reality to the cloud and sharing resources between data centres, even on different continents. In order to handle this change Ciena is always anticipating the latest trends…

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