Najam Ahmad

  • Facebook, Google Team Up on Subsea Cable Across Pacific Ocean

    … estimated design capacity of 120 tbps. PLCN will also be one of the longest direct cable systems in the world, connecting Los Angeles and Hong Kong. Most Pacific subsea cables go from the U.S. to Japan, and this new direct route will give us more diversity and resiliency in the Pacific. As the number of people using Facebook applications and services continues to grow in the region, PLCN will help further connect Asia and our data centers in the U.S. Readers: What are your initial thoughts on PLCN? …

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  • Facebook, Microsoft Team Up on MAREA Subsea Cable

    … network hubs in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. MAREA will be managed by Telxius Cable, Telefónica‘s new telecommunications infrastructure company, and Telxius will serve as the cable’s operator and be responsible for selling capacity. Facebook vice president of network engineering Najam Ahmad said in a release announcing MAREA: Facebook…

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