Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy whips out the notebook and delivers a quick run through of what he's seen at ECOC 2018 in Rome. More IEEE standards on the way, coherent advances, and 400G are included. Sponsored by Inphi.
It was a big week for open systems. We had several announcements coming out of the TIP Summit, as well as another example of virtualization benefiting optical access. Elsewhere, cloud and colo companies open their wallets and coherent makes gains.