Colt Expands Asia Pacific Network with Ciena

October 5, 2017 9:00 AM

Boosts network capacity and programmability for high-bandwidth applications and cloud services across Japan, Hong Kong and Singapore

HANOVER, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Colt Technology Services continues to invest in its core assets in the Asia Pacific region with the deployment of Ciena’s (NYSE: CIEN) 6500 Converged Packet Optical Platform, which is capable of delivering reliable 100Gbps and 200Gbps services to meet increasing demands for bandwidth. The Asia-Pacific-wide deployment on the Colt IQ Network began in September 2017 and will support Colt’s growth across key Asia Pacific markets, including Japan, Hong Kong and Singapore, as well as help strengthen intercontinental connections into Europe.

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About Colt

Colt aims to be the leader in enabling customers’ digital transformation through agile and on-demand, high bandwidth solutions. The Colt IQ Network connects over 800 data centres across Europe, Asia and North America’s largest business hubs, with over 25,000 on-net buildings and growing. Colt has built its reputation on putting customers first. Customers include data intensive organisations spanning over 200 cities in nearly 30 countries. Colt is a recognised innovator and pioneer in software defined networks (SDN) and network function virtualisation (NFV). Privately owned, Colt is one of the most financially sound companies in its industry and able to provide the best customer experience at a competitive price. For more information, please visit www.colt.net.

About Ciena

Ciena (NYSE: CIEN) is a network strategy and technology company. We translate best-in-class technology into value through a high-touch, consultative business model – with a relentless drive to create exceptional experiences measured by outcomes. For updates on Ciena, follow us on Twitter @Ciena, LinkedIn, the Ciena Insights blog, or visit www.ciena.com.

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Ciena Corporation

Jamie Moody, +1 410-865-8570

pr@ciena.com

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Colt Technology Services Co., Ltd.

Chen Liang, +81 3 4560 4480

asia-press@colt.net

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Ciena Corporation

Gregg Lampf, +1 410-694-5700

ir@ciena.com

Source: Ciena Corporation

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