Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy highlights the importance of the Open Compute Project, advances in open optical hardware, new Ethernet standards, and a PON partnership in this Friday 5. Sponsored by VeEX Inc.
Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy touches on optical M&A (again), new white box switch software, next-gen PON prospects, whether the data center network gravy train is starting to slow, and the FCC chairman's latest suspicions.
Bernard Lee, regional technology director at Senko Advanced Components, reviews the products for the data center unveiled at OFC 2018. They include several additions to their MPO lineup, as well as their CS Connector for 400GbE connectivity.