Cybera Selects Optelian FLEX Architecture™ for Calgary Telecom Network

Ottawa, ON and Calgary, AB — Intuitive Packet Optical Networking™ solutions provider, Optelian, announced that Cybera, a not-for-profit, technical agency that is helping Alberta advance its IT frontiers, has selected the Optelian FLEX Architecture for its telecom network in Calgary.

The network will connect research and education institutions to enable collaboration among organizations, as well as support Calgary’s flourishing technology community.

Jean-Francois Amiot, Director of Networks and Operations at Cybera stated, “Optelian is enabling Cybera to light fibre in Calgary with technology that will provide hundreds of Gigabits per second of telecom capacity to connect a variety of higher education and not-for-profit organizations together.”

Cybera will deploy the Optelian FLEX Architecture to light the Calgary fibre with Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM) products including the OMS-7190, MDX-4000, and RGN-8010.  The network will offer a reliable infrastructure of up to 40 DWDM wavelengths per fibre pair at rates of 10 Gigabits per second (Gb/s) per wavelength, with the capability to increase to 100 Gb/s when required.

“Cybera recognized the efficiency, performance, and reliability of Optelian networking solutions, as well as the quality manufacturing performed in our Canadian headquarters in Ottawa,” said Rupy Bhoi, Optelian’s Director of Sales in Canada. “Our efforts in Calgary are the first step in connecting public institutions across the province.  Optelian greatly looks forward to being part of the continued rollout of CyberaNet across Alberta.”

About Optelian

Optelian provides Intuitive Packet Optical Networking to deliver next generation services. Our solutions are powered by our modular Optelian FLEX Architecture™, and deliver services from access to long-haul, passive to packet, and 100M to 100G. Intuitive Packet Optical Networking enables Service Driven Networking, allowing you to rapidly deliver services while optimizing network capacity. We empower intuitive service management through a simplified infrastructure that virtualizes network and technology complexity.

With agile design capabilities and North American-based manufacturing, Optelian can meet custom requirements to suit any network. Combined with professional services to ensure your solution is optimally deployed, and world-class customer support, Optelian delivers the technology and services that enable intuitive next generation networks. For more information, visit, and follow us on Twitter @Optelian.

About Cybera

Cybera is a not-for-profit agency that works to accelerate the adoption of advanced technology in Alberta. In one of its core roles, Cybera is the architect and guardian of CyberaNet, the ultra high-speed broadband network that connects Alberta’s post-secondary institutions and business incubators to the international system of research networks.

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