Posts about Mega Data Centers

As mentioned in my last post, data center interconnect (DCI) is a growing market for the entire optical value chain – from carriers to optical component suppliers. Standard OTN, DWDM, Carrier Ethernet or legacy SONET/SDH platforms alone cannot address the high-bandwidth, low-power, low-cost and high-density demands of DCI. As a result, many network equipment manufacturers (NEMs) have developed specific solutions to address it. Some of the most common solutions are described below ...
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Recently I had dinner with the editor of an industry publication for enterprise networking technology. When I asked him what the hot topic for his publication was he simply said "cloud". When I look at the most recent announcements in the carrier and service provider publications, what do I see? Clouds.
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