Microsoft, Facebook Test 400G Across Marea

First 400G Transmission Across 6,600km Trans-Atlantic Marea Cable Using Acacia Communications AC1200 Coherent Module Acacia Communications Press Release December 13, 2018 Achieves Spectral Efficiency of 6.41 b/s/Hz MAYNARD, Mass., (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Acacia Communications (NASDAQ: ACIA), today announced the first 400G single carrier DWDM transmission on the 6,600 km Marea submarine cable between Virginia Beach, [...]

Microsoft Deploys Underwater Data Center

Microsoft Deploys An Underwater Submarine-Like Data Center To Boost Internet Speeds By Ryan Brown, CNBC June 6, 2018 Microsoft has deployed a submarine-like data center into the waters off the coast of Orkney, a group of islands located off Scotland. The tech giant said Wednesday that it had sunk the 40-foot-long vessel from the European [...]

2018-06-06T11:12:42+00:00June 6th, 2018|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , , , |

Angola Cables Collaborates With Microsoft In Africa

By APO, CNBCAfrica November 2, 2017 Angola Cables (www.AngolaCables.co.ao) announced today that it has become a Microsoft ExpressRoute partner (http://APO.af/RTFQBj) to meet the needs of Africa-based organisations migrating business applications and IT infrastructures to the cloud and accelerating digital transformation on the continent. Taking advantage of the Microsoft Azure cloud platform(http://APO.af/mcHKPs), Angola Cables has created ACloud Connect to [...]

2017-11-02T15:43:03+00:00November 2nd, 2017|Categories: Data Centers|Tags: , |

Installation Of Marea Is Now Complete

By Liam Tung, ZDNet September 22, 2017 Microsoft, Facebook and Telefonica have hit a key milestone in delivering their new trans-Atlantic subsea cable with a data capacity of 160 terabits per second. Telefonica subsidiary Telxius has finished laying the Microsoft- and Facebook-backed Marea subsea cable, which stretches 4,000 miles (6,600km) across the Atlantic ocean from [...]

2017-09-22T15:25:22+00:00September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , |

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