Google immediately introduced that it has completed the install and take a look at of its private Curie cable. When it was introduced, Curie, which connects the U.S. to Chile, was the firm’s third private cable. Since then, it has introduced two extra, Dunant and Equiano, which is able to join the U.S. to Europe and Portugal to South Africa. The 10,500 kilometers lengthy cable will provide a complete capability of 72Tbps and can go browsing in Q2 of 2020. Right now, Google’s groups are engaged on connecting the cable to its personal community.
In addition, Google additionally immediately introduced that Curie will get a branch to Panama. “Once operational, this branch will enhance connectivity and bandwidth to Central America, and increase our ability to connect to other networks in the region, providing resiliency to our global cloud infrastructure,” the firm says in immediately’s announcement.
For Curie’s Panama branch, Google will as soon as once more work with SubCom, the similar engineering agency that helped it construct the relaxation of the cable. SubCom can be working with Google on the Dunant, whereas Google opted to associate with Alcatel Submarine Networks for the Equiano cable to South Africa.
While Google can be partnering with different know-how companies to share bandwidth on different cables, these private cables give it full management over all of the assets. The firm additionally argues that proudly owning and working its personal cables provides one other layer of safety, on prime of all the different advantages.