October 23, 2008
Verizon Expands Carrier Ethernet Capabilities
Verizon Business has expanded its carrier ethernet capabilities to boost application performance for enterprises by standardizing a 10 gigabit ethernet offering for its metro ethernet service in the US.
According to the company, by standardizing 10 gigabit ethernet (10GigE), it can help US-based companies with multiple locations and distributed data centers to consolidate their network infrastructure, virtualizes their IT environment and transmit bandwidth-intensive applications such as high-definition video conferencing and medical imaging.
Nancy Gofus, senior vice president of global business products for Verizon, said: "Now, these on-demand applications can work harder and smarter across multiple locations across town, featuring the classes of service, service level agreements and security associated with Verizon Business' global ethernet portfolio."