SOURCE: Infinera

Infinera

April 21, 2015 14:00 ET

Ovum Ranks Infinera Number One Datacenter Interconnect Supplier for Internet Content Providers Worldwide in 2014

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 21, 2015) - Infinera, provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced that Ovum, a leading global technology research firm, ranked Infinera the number one supplier of datacenter interconnect (DCI) platforms to Internet Content Providers (ICPs) and carrier neutral providers (CNPs) worldwide in 2014. Data reported by Ovum also indicates that Infinera is the fastest growing supplier of DCI equipment worldwide.

In the recently released Ovum data, Optical Networks Market Share: Data Center Interconnect Application 4Q14, Ovum ranked Infinera as number one outperforming its competitors in the DCI market for ICP and CNPs worldwide in 2014. In addition, Ovum ranked Infinera as the fastest growing DCI supplier during the same time period. The rankings underscore Infinera's performance in these segments and validates the company's approach to delivering the right products into the Cloud and datacenter markets.

"The datacenter interconnect market is a rapidly growing segment for optical network equipment providers. We expect this market to reach US$2.4 billion by 2019," said Ron Kline, Principal Analyst at Ovum. "Our recent data show that 2015 is shaping up to be a very exciting year as metro-optimized 100G enters the DCI market."

"Cloud and datacenter networks today are driven by a strong need for massive scalability while maintaining simplicity," said Stu Elby, senior vice president, Cloud Network Strategy and Technology at Infinera. "Purpose built products like the Infinera Cloud Xpress, which has been shipping since December 2014, along with our flagship DTN-X set the standard by which Cloud networks are being built across both metro and long-haul."

Infinera is enabling network operators to deliver vast amounts of bandwidth with greater ease. Whether for the long-haul core, metro, or emerging high-capacity metro Cloud, Infinera Intelligent Transport Networks are designed to help carriers exploit the increasing demand for Cloud based services and datacenter connectivity as they advance into the Terabit Era.

About Infinera
Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN) provides Intelligent Transport Networks for network operators, enabling reliable, easy to operate, high-capacity optical networks. Infinera leverages its unique large scale photonic integrated circuits to deliver innovative optical networking solutions for the most demanding network environments. Intelligent Transport Networks enable carriers, Cloud network operators, governments and enterprises to automate, converge and scale their datacenter, metro, long-haul and subsea optical networks. To learn more about Infinera visit www.infinera.com, follow us on Twitter @Infinera and read our latest blog posts at blog.infinera.com.

Infinera is a registered trademark of Infinera Corporation.

This press release contains forward-looking statements including, among other things, statements relating to the Infinera's business strategies and position in the marketplace. These statements are not guarantees of results and should not be considered as an indication of future activity or future performance. Actual results may vary materially from these expectations as a result of various risks and uncertainties. Information about these risks and uncertainties, and other risks and uncertainties that affect Infinera's business, is contained in the risk factors section and other sections of Infinera's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 27, 2014 as filed with the SEC on February 18, 2015, as well subsequent reports filed with or furnished to the SEC. These reports are available on Infinera's website at www.infinera.com and the SEC's website at www.sec.gov. Infinera assumes no obligation to, and does not currently intend to, update any such forward-looking statements.

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