Submarine Upgrades: Are They Just a Drop in the Ocean?

The move to Cloud-based services is driving significant bandwidth growth in the global submarine network. To solve for near-term capacity requirements, submarine upgrades are becoming the solution of choice. With these opportunities also come decisions for network owners as they evolve their networks to support the explosive traffic demand they are generating. This paper explores whether we can be solely reliant on upgrades or if a more holistic approach is required.

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