Tag archive for ‘Optical’
    By Tim Doiron On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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    2018 Optical DCI Reach Segmentation Update

    In 2016, ACG Research published “Trends and Directions in Data Center Interconnect: A Survey of Optical and Packet Mode Networking Practices.” One area of the report that I have been most frequently contacted More...

    By Tim Doiron On Monday, February 12th, 2018
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    Optical Data Center Interconnect: Hot and Highly Competitive

    As we get ready to travel to San Diego, California, for the 2018 OFC Conference and Exhibition March 11–15, I have been reflecting on the data center interconnect (DCI) market and thinking about what we might More...

    By Tim Doiron On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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    C-RAN Mobile Architecture Migration: Fujitsu’s Smart xHaul Is an Efficient Solution

    To adapt mobile network architectures and address increasing bandwidth demands, service providers are deploying C-RAN architectures to improve performance and reduce costs Deployment of C-RAN architectures has enabled More...

    By Tim Doiron On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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    Inphi’s ColorZ-Lite Technology: Offering an innovative solution for Nx100 G campus connectivity

    Although mature, cost-effective and widely deployed, 10 Gb/s pluggable optical technology no longer addresses the increasing bandwidth and distributed workload demands of enterprise campus environments. In response, More...

    By Tim Doiron On Tuesday, June 6th, 2017
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    Next-Generation 100G/200G Solutions

    MRV announced its entry into the rapidly growing Optical Data Center Interconnect (DCI) small-form-factor (SFF) appliance segment with the introduction of its single rack-unit (1 RU) OD4-DCI product in early May More...

    By Tim Doiron On Monday, March 20th, 2017
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    Infinera Instant Network

    With the introduction of Infinera Instant Network, Infinera is taking another step forward in its journey toward cognitive networking. Leveraging the experience and broad adoption of Instant Bandwidth, Infinera More...

    By Tim Doiron On Friday, March 17th, 2017
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    Connecting Metro-Distributed Data Centers: The Economics and Applicability of Inphi’s ColorZ™ Technology

    At the 2016 OFC Conference, Inphi announced its ColorZ technology, which delivers 100Gb/s, 100GHz, fixed dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) in a 4.5 watt, QSFP28 pluggable package. Commensurate with that More...

    By Tim Doiron On Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
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    Coriant Groove™ Open Line System, An ACG Market Impact

    Coriant is applying its 35 years of experience and expertise in Tier 1 optical networking to deliver disaggregated, modular and open optical networking solutions. Coriant today announced the evolution of its Groove More...

    By Tim Doiron On Tuesday, September 20th, 2016
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    1H-2016 Optical Infrastructure Delivers Strong Long Haul and Optical DCI Growth

    Optical DCI expected to contribute over $1.5 billion in 2016 with total Optical infrastructure projected to finish the year at $14.0 billion ACG Research has released its 1H-2016 worldwide Optical infrastructure More...

    By Tim Doiron On Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
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    Infinera Delivers the Xceed Software Suite

    Infinera, a company long known for its industry leading photonic integration, has announced the release of its Xceed Software Suite. The suite consists of an open-source, OpenDaylight controller, microservices More...