General description 


Infinera is an industry-leading supplier of intelligent transport network solutions that provide the resilient foundation for the largest and most demanding Tier 1 carrier, cable operator, internet content provider, government and enterprise networks worldwide. Infinera was founded upon the powerful combination of Nokia Siemens Networks, Optical Networks, Tellabs, and Sycamore Networks; a distinguished heritage over 35 years of technology innovation.

With a distinguished heritage of optical networking innovation and more than 2,000 patents, Infinera’s end-to-end product portfolio and multi-layer packet-optical and software-defined networking solutions enable mobile and fixed lined operators to reduce network complexity, increase service velocity, and improve resource utilization as transport networks scale in response to a new generation of high-bandwidth service application. Infinera serves over 500 customers globally, including 90% of the world’s top 50 service providers. The company operates worldwide with more than 48 countries, with R& centers in Asia, Germany, Portugal and the United States, as well as a state of the art production center in Berlin, Germany.

Key research facilities, infrastructure and equipment

High-speed optical transmission, digital pre/post compensation of fiber propagation effects and components impairments, system design. Infinera R&D can provide the availability if a state of the art equipped lab, with the possibility to run experiments over the Deutsche Telekom SASER national ring in Germany. This ring is 2040 km long (over two fibers)or doubled (4080 km) over single fiber.

Infinera Portugal will contribute to REAL-NET with its research and development capabilities, as well as its advanced computational resources for extensive network and system simulations.