Ciena bolsters Forsythe Data Center facility in Chicago

Ciena announced it has been selected to connect new Forsythe Data Center facility in Chicago.

The metro fiber network will connect its new Retail+ managed hosting facility, a high-density data center in Elk Grove Village, Ill., to 350 East Cermak in Chicago. The new facility is scheduled to open in May.

Ciena will offer its 6500 Packet-Optical Platform equipped with FIPS certified layer 1 encryption to deliver a secure network with low-latency connectivity.

CienaWith Ciena’s WaveLogic 3 coherent optics, Forsythe Data Centers can provide the fastest connectivity speeds with support for up to 200 Gb/s of data transmission per wavelength.

In addition, the 6500’s high-density, protocol-agnostic wire-speed encryption solution provides increased protection of critical data with minimal latency.

Ciena is also providing Forsythe Data Centers its Specialist Services, including turnkey implementation, project management, and Management Services for Ciena equipment, to quickly provision services.

Rajani Baburajan

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