Plano, TX – Ribbon Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: RBBN), a global provider of real-time communications software and IP optical networking solutions for service providers, enterprises and critical infrastructure industries, today announced IPS, a leading provider of global connectivity services for communications service providers, is leveraging Ribbon’s Apollo Optical Networking solution to power 100 Gigabit Ethernet (100GbE) services delivered over terrestrial cables and under -sailors from Manila to Hong Kong and Singapore.
“Our ability to seamlessly provide connectivity services to our customers over long distances is key to the success of our business,” said Koji Miyashita, President and CEO of IPS. “Ribbon’s optical transport technology has allowed us to maximize our available capacity and transmit world-class communication applications through our subsea services under the South China Sea.”
“Subsea applications must provide expanded capacity and carry the highest level of communication services over every channel to achieve cost savings,” said Mickey Wilf, general manager of APAC and MEA regions for Ribbon. “Our Apollo solution allows IPS to maximize capacity by leveraging dual wavelengths with programmable baud rate and modulation, in conjunction with flexgrid technology. »
The solution deployed by IPS leverages Apollo’s high-performance programmable TM800 muxponder cards on the Apollo 9600 series platforms to provide long-haul subsea connectivity optimized for 100GbE services.