On Tuesday, January 10th, Windstream announced the deploymen of the Coriant Groove™ G30 DCI Platform to support delivery of 100G Data Center Interconnect (DCI) services in the New York City metropolitan area. The open, disaggregated networking solution enables Windstream to cost-effectively meet the high-capacity connectivity demands of its wholesale and enterprise customers, including the world’s leading cloud and data center providers.
The Coriant Groove™ G30 DCI Platform was selected for its “industry-leading density and power efficiency, as well as an innovative modular design that enables the lowest initial costs, reduced equipment sparing costs, programmability, and cost-effective scalability.”
Jeff Brown, Windstream Wholesale’s director of product and marketing, said, “Rising traffic volumes and dynamic workloads between data centers in major metro markets like New York City are rapidly redefining performance criteria for 100G connectivity. Windstream continues to demonstrate compelling differentiation in our highly available transport solutions by tapping into cutting-edge innovations in high-speed optics, and with the introduction of Coriant’s Groove G30 DCI Platform, the efficiency and scalability of our 100G service is made available to an even broader base of wholesale and enterprise customers, including a recent deployment of ten 100G Waves for a major, worldwide content provider. The cost-effective Groove G30 DCI Platform, with its simple and rapid installation process, offers our customers tremendous benefits, augmenting their own infrastructures to support surging demand for bandwidth.”