Cisco Expands 400G and 600G Trials with CENIC
We're getting a better picture of the capabilities of the Acacia AC1200 module with these initial trials. The device should be in production shortly.
Lumentum to Sell Certain Optical Transceiver Product Lines to CIG
Interesting contrast. Vertical integration in coherent optics is still king--but disaggregation of client-side transceivers is now the norm. Companies sell the TX/RX components to module assemblers.
Fujitsu Launches Industry’s First 600G Hyperscale Optical Transport Solution
The first commercially available third-generation coherent 600G platform, based on the NEL DSP, gets a lead on the several others announced prior to OFC and available later this year (Acacia, Infinera, Huawei).
NeoPhotonics Announces Coherent Modulator and Receiver Enabling 800G+ per Wavelength
First announcement for fifth-generation coherent optical components. Neo did a great job being first to market for third-generation 400-600G components - it has credibility here. Competing against Infinera, Ciena and others.
Ciena Introduces WaveLogic 5 to Fuel the Content Economy
The company goes all-in on vertical integration. Announces two different DSPs, development of Si Photonics and InP components, and the launch of Ciena Optical Microsystems - direct module sales.
The U.S. Cannot Crush Us, Says Huawei Founder - BBC News
BBC interview with Ren Zhengfei, including transcript highlights.
The Computing Needs Of Earth Are Not Yet Satisfied
Neat profile of Nvidia's most recent fiscal year.