OVH Deploys Infinera DTN-X to Deliver 500 Gb/s Super-Channels for Pan-European Cloud Network

OVH Deploys Infinera DTN-X to Deliver 500 Gb/s Super-Channels for Pan-European 
Cloud Network 
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/28/13 --  Infinera (NASDAQ:
INFN), a leading provider of Digital Optical Networks, announced
today that OVH will deploy the Infinera DTN-X platform for their
Pan-European Network, featuring 500 Gigabit per second (Gb/s)
super-channels. OVH is the largest web hosting company in Europe
supporting both public and private cloud services. The DTN-X platform
will enable OVH to increase its network capacity by potentially up to
10 times what was previously offered, connecting data centers
throughout 10 major European cities in seven countries.  
With the Infinera DTN-X platform, OVH will deploy multi-terabit
optical transmission capacity across its optical network to support
the growing and dynamic capacity demands of cloud services. The DTN-X
delivers the industry's first commercially available 500 Gb/s
long-haul optical super-channels, which OVH will deploy to provide
services to its consumers and enterprise customers with its data
centers, across 10,000 kms of optical fiber. 
OVH's customers require large amounts of bandwidth very quickly, and
a key factor in its selection of the DTN-X was the combination of
integrated OTN switching with
 the delivery of 500 G/bs long-haul
super-channels based on Infinera's 500 Gb/s Photonic Integrated
Circuit (PIC) and second generation FlexCoherent(TM) Processor.
Integrated OTN switching enables efficient utilization of long-haul
capacity while at the same time enabling OVH to rapidly deploy large
amounts of optical bandwidth for customer services. The Infinera
DTN-X platform will be deployed across routes on OVH's network, such
as the 1,200 kms Roubaix-Paris-Strasbourg-Frankfurt route, scaling
the capacity of the network while lowering operational costs.  
"We've chosen an innovative technology leader, offering the best
solution on the market to meet our capacity, flexibility and service
lead time requirements," said Octave Klaba, CEO at OVH. "We continue
to be impressed by Infinera's PIC technology and the DTN-X platform
-- from significantly simplifying our operations and reducing the
time to deploy bandwidth to fundamentally lowering our total cost of
ownership." 
"After a rigorous and competitive bid process, OVH's selection of the
DTN-X demonstrates that Infinera's solution for multi-terabit optical
networks proves valuable to markets above and beyond traditional
network operators," said Chris Champion, VP, EMEA Sales for Infinera.
"We are pleased that Infinera continues to grow within OVH's optical
footprint as they aggressively deploy cutting edge cloud and web
hosting services." 
OVH first selected Infinera's Digital Optical Network in 2007,
deploying the DTN platform for an international expansion across
Europe.  
About Infinera
 Infinera specializes in Digital Optical Networking
systems that are designed to continually improve the economics of
optical networking by combining the speed of optics with the
simplicity of digital. Infinera is unique in its use of breakthrough
semiconductor technology: Large Scale Photonic Integrated Circuit
(PIC). Infinera's systems leverage PIC technology to provide
customers with a service-ready architecture that enables faster
time-to-revenue and greater profitability through network efficiency
and the ability to rapidly deliver differentiated services without
reengineering their optical infrastructure. For more information,
please visit http://www.infinera.com/. 
About OVH
 OVH.com is the #1 Internet hosting provider in Europe.
Founded in 1999 by Octave Klaba, the company experienced exponential
growth, with now over 150,000 dedicated servers in 11 data centers.
OVH owes its success to a growth model based on innovation and total
control of the hosting supply chain, in-house server production,
infrastructure maintenance and client support. For every of its
service and solution, OVH.com is able to offer the best value and
provide real guarantees to customers. Located in 16 countries, on 3
continents, OVH.com is today the world's reference for customers
seeking the best of the Internet. 
This press release contains forward-looking statements including,
among other things, statements relating to Infinera product
capabilities, advantages, and the current and planned future
functionality including: that the DTN-X platform will increase
network capacity by potentially up to 10 times what was previously
offered will scale the capacity of the network while lowering
operational costs. These forward-looking statements are based on our
current expectations. Actual results may vary materially from these
expectations as a result of various risks and uncertainties,
including, but not limited to, aggressive business tactics by our
competitors, our dependence on a single product, our reliance on
single-source suppliers, and our ability to respond to rapid
technological changes. Further information about these risks and
uncertainties, and other risks and uncertainties that affect our
business, is contained in the risk factors section and other sections
of our annual report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and
Exchange Commission on March 6, 2012, as well subsequent reports
filed with or furnished to the SEC. These reports are available on
our 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. 
For media and analysts:
Infine
ra Media: 
Anna Vue
Tel. +1 (916) 595-8157
avue@infinera.com 
OVH Media: 
Benjamin Bengoat
Tel. +1 514 922 0185
Benjamin.bongoat@corp.ovh.com 
Investors:
Jenifer Kirtland
Tel. +1 (408) 543-8139
jkirtland@infinera.com 
 
 
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