Everstream, Windstream Partner
for 400GbE Services
August 26, 2020
and Windstream teamed up for the operational turn-up of long-haul 400
Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) Wavelength Services, marking one of the
industry-first deployments for a business-optimized service provider.
The deployment included collaborative technologies delivered by
Infinera’s Groove (GX) Series compact modular platforms and Juniper’s
PTX Series transport routers. Windstream provided a 400GbE Wavelength
Service, enabled by innovative 4th generation (600G per wave) coherent
technology from Infinera, which allowed Everstream to substantially
augment the capacity of its network, enabled by scalable routing
solutions from Juniper, to meet the escalating needs of enterprise
Windstream’s 400GbE product launch supports Everstream’s
enterprise-grade network to deliver robust business fiber services,
including private line, dedicated internet access, managed wave and data
center services. The introduction of Windstream’s 400GbE Wavelength
Service helps Everstream meet the relentless growing bandwidth demands
from enterprises and provide the flexibility to support a wide variety
of business-class services. The partnership enables Everstream to
leverage the national footprint of Windstream’s advanced fiber-optic
network and augment its high-demand route between Chicago and Cleveland.
Windstream’s Wavelength Service product offering includes routes across
its nationwide fiber network from 10GbE to 400GbE.
is committed to continually enhancing our business-only network and
expanding our partnerships to deliver a customer experience that is
unmatched for even the most demanding enterprise requirements,” said
Everstream President and CEO Brett Lindsey. “As our customers continue
to scale, they need access to high-bandwidth, agile network solutions.
This opportunity with Windstream enables us to consistently lead the
market in providing the services that businesses demand with the
reliability they need.”
“Windstream is committed to tapping into the latest technological
innovation, enabling us to offer customers the benefits of
ultra-efficient, high-capacity transport solutions across our network,”
said Joe Scattareggia, executive vice president, Windstream Wholesale.
“By partnering with Windstream Wholesale, regional service providers
like Everstream have access to advanced national connectivity solutions
to support the increasing bandwidth and capacity demands of their