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.
Tom Williams, Sr. Director of Marketing at Acacia Communications, discusses the Pico DSP powering the AC1200 coherent module. The use of 3D shaping helps network operators turn unused margin gaps into usable capacity.