- OTEGLOBE deploys new Cisco 8800 series routers powered by Cisco Silicon One to connect more people and businesses across Europe.
- Powered by the Cisco IOS XR7 operating system and the Cisco Silicon One Q200 ASIC, the Cisco 8800 series router will provide OTEGLOBE with the port density and performance it needs to help support its customers’ needs for higher capacity speeds.
- OTEGLOBE worked with Cisco to go from network redesign to full provisioning in less than six months to be 800G-ready in the future.
SAN JOSE, California, December 12, 2022 Cisco today announced how it is helping OTEGLOBE increase the capacity and performance of its network to provide faster, more efficient connections to its customers with a complete, 800G-ready infrastructure.
Headquartered in Athens, Greece, OTEGLOBE is a network backbone operator providing transport, peering and interconnection services across Southeastern Europe. It also reaches Western Europe via Greece on a fully mesh optical backbone network.
Powered by the Cisco IOS XR7 operating system and the Cisco Silicon One Q200 ASIC, the Cisco 8800 series router will provide OTEGLOBE with the port density and performance it needs to help support its customers’ needs for higher capacity speeds. Combined with new high-density optical transceivers, the Cisco 8800 Series routers increase network performance while improving sustainability and connectivity needs for cloud services. Reduced space and power requirements on co-located sites translate into significant OPEX savings for OTEGLOBE.
We strive to stay at the forefront of innovation to continue offering our customers the high-quality connections they rely on every day to run their businesses and live their lives,” said Panagiota Bosdogianni, CTO, OTEGLOBE. We went to 400G in record time. Our continued partnership with Cisco helps us meet our innovation and sustainability goals for an efficient network to keep up with traffic demands and be ready for the next wave.
OTEGLOBE has successfully transitioned from 100G to 400G with Cisco to support high demand for increased bandwidth during the pandemic, and with this latest routing innovation will be ready for 800G on the horizon, said Adam MacHale, vice president, Service EMEA providers, Cisco. Together, we have built a modern Internet architecture to support traffic growth in Southern and Western Europe, helping OTEGLOBE reduce overall power consumption for a more energy efficient network.
OTEGLOBE is the international wholesale arm of OTE Group and the leading wholesale carrier in South Eastern Europe with a global reach, offering a comprehensive portfolio of data and voice services. Combining a resilient undersea route with a diversified land network, OTEGLOBE offers an alternative route to connect Europe to Asia and the world via Greece and emerges as a reliable hub in the Mediterranean Basin. OTEGLOBE operates the most robust, resilient, secure and extensive network in South-Eastern Europe, incorporating the latest technical innovations, as well as its own private IP network. As an established IPX carrier with a strong presence in the global wholesale voice market, the company offers high-quality voice and roaming services over redundant interconnect points, as well as a wide range of mobile and value-added services.
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