Advancing Data Center Interconnect

July 31, 2023

Large and hyperscale data center operators are seeing utility in Data Center Interconnect (DCI) to expand their layer two or local area networks across data centers. But the methods for DCI are changing. The emergence of Multisource Agreement (MSA) for 800G and 1.6T transceivers will require data center providers to adopt new connectors and lane counts. The articles in this On Topic will examine the methods and the motivating factors to future proof data centers.

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