Infinera is a US-based provider of optical networks. The company’s customers include, Cable Operators, Incumbent Carriers, Independent Carriers, Internet Content or Service Providers, Research and Education, Government Networks, Submarine Operators and Wholesale Carriers. Infinera combines Photonic Integration with Bandwidth Virtualization technology to create the Digital Optical Network. A Digital Optical Network redefines optical transport by providing the capacity of WDM with the traffic management flexibility and engineering simplicity of digital transport systems. This provides flexible access to the underlying digital data at any node, for the purpose of add/drop, bandwidth management, performance monitoring, or other value-added manipulation.