Coriant 7100 Packet Optical Transport Platform Selected for Metro Networks in Beijing and Shanghai

Coriant, a global supplier of dynamic metro-to-core transport solutions, today announced that Beijing Internet Harbor, an Internet service provider in China, has selected Coriant's 7100 Nano solution to support the creation of high-performance metro networks in Beijing and Shanghai.

The 7100 Nano, part of the 7100 Packet Optical Transport Platform family, combines advanced optical networking technology, with a full-featured integrated services layer, all in a single, compact package. These product features work to support the new challenges faced by Beijing Internet Harbor today.

Beijing Internet Harbor's customer base covers top-tier Internet portals and dot-com companies across multiple industries throughout China, including: streaming media, gaming, e-commerce, search engine, social media, government, enterprise and telecom carriers. As high-bandwidth applications become more available and the growth of Internet usage continues, the ability to cost-effectively deliver a reliable and high-quality broadband experience for consumers has become more critical. With Coriant's 7100 Nano solution, Beijing Internet Harbor can now monitor the data on their networks using integrated, real-time, per-channel, optical monitoring. Network security is important on any network and the 7100 Nano offers full network protection. This system allows Beijing Internet Harbor to ensure its customers' data is safe on their networks. In addition, Beijing Internet Harbor is using Coriant's 8000 Intelligent Network Manager (INM), a single network management system that offers service providers full, end-to-end support for commissioning and monitoring services, making service changes and troubleshooting far simpler and easier.

Coriant also creates flexibility in Beijing Internet Harbor's network using advanced multi-degree ROADM technology that provides the scalability and operational efficiency to meet future network challenges. Additional benefits of Coriant's solution include the high density of GE/XGE support on a single 6U platform, a comprehensive Ethernet feature set, and a full range of storage interfaces for ongoing services.

"We are delighted to be working closely with Coriant, whose technology is helping us to stay at the forefront of innovation. It is our goal to offer our customers the most advanced, high-capacity services in China. Throughout the course of our partnership Coriant has excelled, not only in delivering products to help us to meet customer demands, but also in the support we receive from their engineering team. Their team has been proficient in both their technical support and ongoing training of our personnel," said Yu Yongtao, Assistant to the General Manager, Beijing Internet Harbor. "We have developed a deep level of trust while working together and we are looking forward to continuing our work with Coriant to create a national backbone network in the future."

"As demands for data become more and more acute, it has never been more important for data centers to have high quality networks to help their customers meet the demands of today's market. With a growing portfolio of industry-leading packet optical transport solutions, we work closely with our partners to demonstrate the benefits of our forward-looking technologies. This deployment with Beijing Internet Harbor serves as another example of our ability to make networks of all kinds, and across all regions, more efficient and scalable," said Uwe Fischer, Chief Technology Officer, Coriant.

About Coriant

Coriant, founded as an independent company in 2013, is an industry-leading supplier of dynamic metro-to-core transport solutions. We serve over 500 customers globally, including 90% of the world's top 50 service providers. Our packet optical, edge router and Software-Defined Networking (SDN) solutions enable mobile and fixed line operators to reduce network complexity, increase service velocity, and improve resource utilization as transport networks scale in response to a new generation of high-bandwidth services and applications. Coriant was formed from the distinguished technology heritage and proven networking expertise of Nokia Siemens Networks Optical Networks, Tellabs, and Sycamore Networks. The company operates worldwide in more than 48 countries, with R&D centers in Asia, Germany, Portugal and the United States, as well as a state-of-the-art production center in Berlin, Germany. Learn more at

About Beijing Internet Harbor

Beijing Internet Harbor Technology Co. Ltd. (, founded in 2009, is a professional Internet service provider, providing customers with a full range of Internet applications-based solutions. Beijing Internet Harbor's customer base covers top tier Internet portals and dot-com companies across multiple industries throughout China, including: streaming media, gaming, e-commerce, search engine, social media, government, enterprise and telecom carriers. Beijing Internet Harbor holds a value-added telecommunications business license issued by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People's Republic of China, and is a member of China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC). With more than 20 A-level IDC rooms at home, Beijing Internet Harbor has the cooperation of the three major telecom operators (China Telecom, China Unicom and China Mobile) and two proprietary networks (Chinese Educational and Research Network, China Science and Technology Network) to create the best optimal domestic data center, providing the best network quality and the most comprehensive value-added business.

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