Tejas Networks debuts TJ1600S/I disaggregated packet-optical switch at India Mobile Congress 2019

The TJ1600S/I is designed to enable service providers to efficiently handle up to 48 Tbps of data traffic while optimizing shelf space and power consumption.

There were smiles all around during the unveiling of the Tejas Networks TJ1600S/I disaggregated packet-optical switch at India Mobile Congress 2019.
There were smiles all around during the unveiling of the Tejas Networks TJ1600S/I disaggregated packet-optical switch at India Mobile Congress 2019.
Tejas Networks

Tejas Networks (BSE: 540595; NSE: TEJASNET) has used this week’s India Mobile Congress 2019 in New Delhi to launch the TJ1600S/I, which the company asserts is the largest disaggregated multi-terabit packet-optical switch available. The TJ1600S/I is optimized for 5G mobile, cloud, and broadband networks, adds Tejas Networks.

The TJ1600S/I is designed to enable service providers to efficiently handle up to 48 Tbps of data traffic while optimizing shelf space and power consumption. "TJ1600S/I adopts an innovative disaggregated architecture vis-a-vis the traditional industry approach of building large monolithic systems that are highly inefficient in terms of space and power utilization,” stated Arnob Roy, COO and president-optical products of Tejas Networks. “TJ1600S/I's novel architecture enables dynamic and incremental scaling of switching capacity from a few hundred gigabits to tens of terabits by coupling a central TJ1600S fabric shelf with multiple compact TJ1600I interface shelves in a non-blocking fashion. Unlike traditional chassis-based architectures with design constraints, TJ1600S/I's flexible disaggregated approach will allow the latest advances in optical and semiconductor technologies to be made commercially available to service providers within the shortest period of time."

During a ceremony at India Mobile Congress, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Hon'ble Minister for Communications, Electronics & Information Technology and Law & Justice, Government of India, performed the actual unveiling, with Shri Anshu Prakash, Chairman DCC and Secretary (T), Department of Telecommunications, in attendance. "We are honored that Hon'ble Minister Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad has launched TJ1600S/I, our latest packet and optical switching product, at IMC today,” commented Sanjay Nayak, managing director and CEO of Tejas Networks. “TJ1600S/I is a revolutionary product that has been fully conceptualized, designed, and made in India and can be deployed in 5G core networks, for interconnecting hyperscale data centers, and to build multi-terabit backbone networks. TJ1600S/I has been developed using an innovative, modular architecture that delivers unprecedented switching capacity in a small footprint, through incremental capex addition in a pay-as-you-grow model."

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