Netflix boosts streaming capacity | Infrastructure | News | Rapid TV News
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With more than 100 million of its members in over 190 countries watching 125 million hours of streaming TV shows and films per day, Netflix has deployed the Infinera Cloud Xpress 2 to expand its delivery capacity for streaming video.

Netflix origcontnetNetflix chose the Cloud Xpress 2 optical networking and transport platform to support point-and-click provisioning for 1.2 terabits per second of capacity up to 130km, without any external equipment.

Infinera Instant Bandwidth also enables Netflix to activate and pay for additional capacity in minutes, reducing initial cost of deployment while remaining responsive to dynamic capacity demands.

“The Infinera Cloud Xpress 2 makes it easy to deploy new high capacity links between our Open Connect content delivery points of presence and quickly scale capacity to match demand,” said Dave Temkin, vice president of global networks, Netflix.

“We are honoured to work with Netflix to help improve the delivery of streaming videos for its more than 100 million members around the world,” said Pete Dale, vice president of sales, cloud and content at Infinera. “The Netflix deployments demonstrate the exceptional simplicity and operational efficiency of the terabit-scale Cloud Xpress 2.”