OIF’s ECOC multi-vendor interop demo to feature 39 companies

Aug. 10, 2023
Demos will highlight interoperability work in four areas - 400ZR+, Co-Packaging solutions, CEI-112G & CEI-224G and CMIS implementations.

OIF is leveraging the ECOC 2023 trade show, which will be held October 2-4 in Glasgow, Scotland, to conduct its multi-vendor interoperability demonstration. The event will include 39 companies that will participate in live and static interoperability demos at OIF’s booth #304, highlighting advancements in four key technology areas: 400ZR+ optics, Co-Packaging solutions, Common Electrical I/O (CEI) channels and Common Management Interface Specification (CMIS) implementations.

During ECOC, OIF will also continue its commemoration of 25 years dedicated to driving meaningful progress in the industry.

“OIF stands at the forefront of critical multi-vendor interoperability efforts, driving the industry’s evolution and providing the transformative technical solutions to meet the rapidly growing demand for broadband access,” said Mike Klempa, Alphawave Semi and Chair of the OIF Physical & Link Layer Interoperability Working Group. “As a member-driven organization, our work remains at the cutting edge, aligned with the industry’s needs and fostering collaboration to accelerate product development and solutions to market.”

OIF member companies participating in the demo include:  

·       Adtran

·       Alphawave Semi

·       Amphenol

·       Applied Optoelectronics

·       Broadcom

·       Cadence Design Systems

·       Casela Technologies

·       Ciena

·       Cisco Systems

·       Coherent

·       Credo Technology Group

·       Eoptolink

·       EXFO

·       Fujitsu Optical Components

·       Hisense Broadband

·       Infinera

·       Juniper Networks

·       Keysight Technologies

·       Linktel Technologies

·       Lumentum

·       MACOM Technology Solutions

·       Molex

·       MultiLane

·       NEC Corporation

·       Nokia

·       O-Net Technologies

·       Precision Optical Transceivers

·       Quantifi Photonics

·       Samtech

·       Semtech

·       Senko Advanced Components

·       Sicoya

·       Source Photonics

·       Sumitomo Electric Industries

·       Synopsys

·       Telefonica S.A.

·       VIAVI Solutions

·       Wilder Technologies

Telefonica and LightRiver are the two supporting companies of the interoperability demo. Telefonica is the hosting consulting network operator, and LightRiver is a host for technology-specific pre-demonstration integration testing.

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Sean Buckley

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