SEACOM Demos 500Gbps Service

by Enterprise Networking Planet Staff

500Gbps network touted a global first.

At the Teraco data center in Isando, Johannesburg, South Africa, SEACOM held a technical demonstration of its new network, a 5×100 Gbps service and South African backhaul upgrade reports IT News Africa. A global first, claims Suveer Ramdhani, SEACOM Head of Product Strategy, the latest SEACOM project will offer transmission of data on a single wavelength in Africa.

"’The introduction of a second truly open access POP requires the two POPs to be interconnected for network protection and overhaul. A project of this nature requires the participation of several suppliers and partners. We are most proud of SEACOM’s team of local engineers for delivering this project,’ says Suveer.”

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This article was originally published on Wednesday Aug 3rd 2011