“Through strategic collaborations with our MSA companies, we continue to test the interoperability of multiple vendors’ modules, connectors, cages, and DAC cables to assure a robust ecosystem,” said Scott Sommers, founding member and MSA co-chair.
The partners say the PDK offers designers of 400-Gbps and 800-Gbps optical transceivers a single, streamlined design environment for developing complex multi-fabric systems. It also promotes collaboration in a shared IC design environment.
Cisco’s announcement yesterday that it plans to acquire optical module and components vendor Acacia Communications may herald a significant shift in the optical communications market. It also raised several questions.
President Donald Trump’s stated at the G-20 Summit in Tokyo at the end of June that, as trade talks with China were about to resume, some sales to Huawei might be allowed. However, no details on which technologies might receive clearance have emerged.