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Infinera tackles metro on two fronts

Believing there are two distinct metro markets – metro aggregation and metro cloud – that require different approaches, Infinera has announced a pair of metro initiatives. The company will offer new metro-aggregation capabilities for the DTN-X in 2015, as well as the new Cloud Xpress platform by the end of this year for nearer-term cloud/data center interconnect requirements.


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Fujitsu unveils 100G coherent CFP for metro networks

09/24/2014 Fujitsu Optical Components Ltd. (FOC) says it has successfully developed a 100G coherent CFP coherent optical transce...

Tektronix demos 70-GHz oscilloscope prototype at ECOC 2014

09/24/2014 Test and measurement specialist Tektronix is demonstrating at ECOC 2014 in Cannes, France, a prototype real-time 70-G...

Delaire USA offers fiber-optic test links for 40 and 100 Gigabit Ethernet optical transceivers

09/24/2014 Delaire USA says its 8800 Family of Fiber Optic Test Links simplifies 40 Gigabit Ethernet and 100 Gigabit Ethernet te...

Munich Instruments offers C-BERT for 4x25G optical transceiver, component testing

09/24/2014 Test and measurement systems developer Munich Instruments is showing off the C-BERT MI-PE2810–4 quad 25 to 29 Gbps Bi...

Yokogawa unveils AQ7280 Optical Time Domain Reflectometer line

09/24/2014 Yokogawa Meters & Instruments Corp. has expanded its optical time domain reflectometers (OTDRs) roster with the A...
Yenista Optics CT400 Passive Component Tester

Yenista offers expanded fiber-optic testing line at ECOC

09/24/2014 Fiber-optic test and measurement instrument vendor Yenista Optics has used the 2014 ECOC event in Cannes, France as a...

Oclaro shows off coherent CFP2 at 200 Gbps

09/23/2014 With an eye towards a wider range of applications, Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCLR) is demonstrating the coherent CFP2 opt...

Kaiam closes funding round, targets volume manufacturing

09/23/2014 Optical component and transceiver developer Kaiam Corp. says it has closed an approximately $35 million round of new ...
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The applications for which 100 Gbps is needed continue to grow. Meanwhile, plans are already being made for what comes next. These articles look at what’s on the high-speed network horizon.

 

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ECOC Reporter's Notebook: Day 3

09/24/2014
The third and final day of the exhibition has come and gone – except, perhaps, for those literally lost souls who have not yet found their way to an exit. ECOC always has a rather bizarre floor plan, but this year they should have just brought in hedges and a minotaur. Here’s a whirlwind tour of what I ran across today and s...
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09/05/2014
It’s hard to believe we’re talking about it already: The end of the 100G era. But skyrocketing bandwidth demand means many operators are already pondering what’s next. With 200G optical hitting the market, you probably have questions about when to make the move to this next phase – and what you’ll need to know when ...

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