Network Packet Broker Week in Review
August 24, 2013
Besides some new analytical tools and infrastructure services unwrapped this past week in the Network Packet Broker space, the community also witnessed partnership agreements and strategic collaboration between key players in this sector.
Early this spring, network connectivity provider Global Capacity unveiled its One Marketplace network concept called One Hub, which offers the option of one or 10 Gig ENNIs that connect over three million addresses in the United States. The offering gives service providers the ability to procure and connect all of their TDM network through One Marketplace over the same interconnect. This past week, Network Packet Broker contributing writer Shawn Hebert reported that the company has announced inking a Solution Partner agreement with Equinix to deliver its One Marketplace platform and to help automate and streamline the procurement of Ethernet, SONET and Wavelength network connectivity to Equinix data centers. As per the report, Global Capacity recently made a similar deal with Earthlink.
Similarly, network visibility solutions provider Net Optics announced that telecommunications carrier Brightlink Communications has selected its Director Pro, Net Optics’ advanced Network Packet Broker (NPB) and Monitoring Access Switch to address the growing bandwidth demands, reported Network Packet Broker contributor Rajani Baburajan. The report suggests that the Network Packet Broker (NPB) and Monitoring Access Switch solution will help Brightlink Communications address the soaring bandwidth demands while ensuring high Quality of Service (QoS) to ensure customer satisfaction and market success.
In another news reported by Network Packet Broker contributor Carolyn J. Dawson, Infinera has entered into a strategic collaboration with Dacom Crossing, which has been able to provide a completely incorporated network. By implementing the Infinera DTN-X packet optical networking platform, Dacom Crossing has linked Seoul, the terrestrial backhaul network and the EAC Korea landing station. According to this report, the Infinera network not only offers extremely dependable differentiated services but also decreases operating expenses via scaling, multi-layer convergence and computerization.
Likewise, Network Packet Broker contributor Deepika Mala reported that Innovative Edge Solutions inked a partnership deal with Maryland-based mobile security solutions provider KoolSpan. Under the terms of this agreement, Innovative Edge Solutions will implement KoolSpan’s patented TrustChip, which is a self-contained, secure, military-grade, microSD encryption engine, to safeguard the uninterrupted flow of data communications from edge and remote devices, reported Mala.