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Netflix Accelerates Global Video Streaming with
Infinera Cloud Xpress 2
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Infinera, the
leading provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced that Netflix, the
world’s leading internet television network, deployed the Infinera Cloud Xpress 2 to expand their
delivery capacity for streaming videos. More than 100 million Netflix members
in over 190 countries enjoy 125 million hours of streaming TV shows and movies
chose the Cloud Xpress 2 for the unmatched combination of capacity and simplicity in a compact, easy-to-install
optical networking platform. The Cloud Xpress 2 supports simple
point-and-click provisioning and the highest plug-and-play combination of
capacity and reach available, delivering 1.2 terabits per second of capacity up
to 130 kilometers without any external equipment. Infinera
Instant Bandwidth enables Netflix to activate and pay for additional capacity
in minutes, reducing initial cost of deployment while remaining responsive to
dynamic capacity demands.
Infinera Cloud Xpress 2 makes it easy to deploy new high-capacity links between
our Open Connect content delivery points of presence and quickly scale capacity
to match demand,” said Dave Temkin, vice president of global networks, Netflix.
are honored to work with Netflix to help improve the delivery of streaming
videos for its more than 100 million members around the world,” said Pete Dale,
vice president of sales, cloud and content at Infinera. “The Netflix deployments
demonstrate the exceptional simplicity and operational efficiency of the
terabit-scale Cloud Xpress 2.”
“The Infinera Cloud Xpress was the first compact modular data center
interconnect (DCI) platform on the market in 2014 and is an amazing technical
and commercial success,” said Andrew Schmitt, lead analyst, optical at Cignal
AI. “Infinera led the fast-growing comcompact modular DCI market from its inception - and still does with 38
percent share for the first half of 2017.”
Infinera Cloud Xpress Family delivers high-performance DCI solutions to cloud
service providers, internet content providers, internet exchange service
providers, enterprise network operators and other large-scale data center
operators. The Cloud Xpress 2 features the Infinera Infinite Capacity Engine (ICE4),
also available in the Infinera XTS-3300 for subsea applications and the XT-3300
for terrestrial long-haul applications.
Click here to connect to the Cloud Xpress 2 product page.