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Virgin Media Business launches high-capacity Dublin network

Virgin Media Business has deployed Infinera’s XTM Series on its Dublin Virgin Infinity Ring.

Virgin Media’s Virgin Infinity Ring is a high-capacity optical network connecting major data centres throughout Dublin, Ireland. The company said that the XTM Series provides Virgin with faster deployment speeds and higher metro aggregation capacity. This translates to secure and fast services to Virgin Media Business’ customers in the financial, healthcare, and government sectors.

The deployment of Infinera’s XTM Series will provide sites with speeds of  10 gigabits per second and 100G protected services on a dedicated network ring, bolstering capacity for end users. 

Aidan D’Arcy, Director of Business, Virgin Media Ireland said: “The Infinity Ring provides the most available and reliable network service in Dublin, and is the backbone of its critical financial, medical, and government services. With Infinera’s XTM Series on our network, we benefit from a solution that provides highly resilient capacity to enhance our product offerings while lowering our network cost, a savings that we can pass on to our customers.”

Nick Walden, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales at Infinera, said: “The XTM Series continues to gain momentum throughout Virgin Media Business’ international networks for its ability to deliver on scale, high capacity, and ease of installment and deployment of services for their customers. Virgin Media Business’ Infinity Ring network underscores the value the XTM Series can deliver in demanding data center environments.”