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DukeNet Communications Drives 100G Capability Throughout its Southeastern Footprint

DukeNet Communications announced today that it’s upgraded its core network, enabling it to deliver 100G wavelengths across its service area. The network enhancement provides 100G-capable coherent Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) technology, enabling deployment of 40G and 100G solutions for its carrier and enterprise customers without the need to replace existing fiber infrastructure.

Bandwidth consumption continues to rise; data centers, content delivery networks and large and small enterprises alike are demanding high-capacity, reliable bandwidth services. Wireless network operators are reacting swiftly to deliver more capacity, DukeNet Communications, 100G, fiber optic network, optical transport network, Tony Cockeram, Michael Prendergast, Southeastdriving more demand to the fiber backhaul networks that support them. Fiber-optic network providers such as DukeNet are responding by integrating higher network capacity to deliver scalable networks that efficiently aggregate traffic and can handle today’s bandwidth-intensive applications.

“Upgrading our legacy infrastructure to allow for 100G connections across key routes in our footprint is critical to our ability to continue meeting our customers’ growing demand for high-bandwidth services in an efficient manner,” comments Tony Cockerham, DukeNet Communications Chief Operating Officer.

“Our customer base is experiencing heavy demands on the network,” adds Michael Prendergast, Senior Vice President for Sales and Marketing at DukeNet. “This upgrade proactively positions us to respond in a way that underscores our ‘Next Gen Next Door’ philosophy. Whether it’s an upgrade to an existing 10G or a new 40G or 100G service, the DukeNet network is ready to meet our customer demands right away.”