PalmettoNet Deploys CN 4200 ROADM for On-Demand Bandwidth Provisioning and Dynamic Wavelength Routing
Ciena implements practical wholesale services solution for premier carrier in the Carolinas
LINTHICUM, Md. – January 13, 2010 – Ciena® Corporation (NASDAQ: CIEN), the network specialist, today announced that PalmettoNet, a provider of point-to-point, metro access and collocation services across digital fiber optic networks in the Carolinas and Georgia, has deployed the CN 4200® RS FlexSelect® Advanced Services Platform with reconfigurable optical add/drop multiplexer (ROADM) functionality, along with other products in Ciena’s CN 4200 family. PalmettoNet is using Ciena’s CN 4200 platform to increase its network capacity and create a more agile optical service infrastructure featuring remotely-programmable wavelengths and service ports, multiservice flexibility and intelligent service provisioning to reduce operational costs.
A carrier’s carrier with more than 3,100 fiber route miles, PalmettoNet leases capacity to prominent telecommunications carriers providing interstate, intrastate and interchange services in the Carolinas and Georgia. In the wholesale market, where customer demands more