ProLabs said it will introduce a line of 100G transponders at OFC 2018 in San Diego, March 13-15. The ProLabs EON-121 transponder product line is smaller than comparable offerings and features the lowest power consumption for a 100G transponder, the company attests.
100G transponders are a new technology segment for ProLabs, and the company sees the introduction of the EON-121 as an important landmark. According to ProLabs, the 100G transponder's small form factor will enable it to address growing customer demands for connectivity and bandwidth requirements across a variety of applications.
The transponder's compact form reduces associated rack space costs in data centers. OFC 2018 attendees can learn more about ProLabs technology, including the EON-121transponder line, by visiting Booth 1618.
"The launch of our new transponder demonstrates our ongoing commitment to partnering with our customers to really make the most of their infrastructure by enabling greater capacity over longer reaches," said Caroline Green, ProLabs chief operating officer. "The transponder provides flexibility with operational simplicity, and when combined with our full range of compatible transceivers, gives utmost control over infrastructure development to our customers at an affordable price, with no compromise to the quality of data transmission that they demand."
The product announcement follows ProLabs launch of the100G Green transceivers at ECOC 2017 (see "ProLabs showcasing Green transceivers line at ECOC 2017").
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