Ciena: 100G coherent networking – more than just the line rate

The Voracious global demand for bandwidth continues to increase unabated in all regions of the world with TeleGeography forecasting it to grow at a compound annual growth rate of nearly 50% for the foreseeable future. Streaming high bandwidth video-centric content is responsible for the bulk of the bandwidth growth. An increasing number of subscribers connecting at increasing per subscriber access rates are exacerbating this voracious growth in bandwidth demand, even as the world economy is called into question.