100G Packet-Optical Chips Drive OTN Deployment
BOSTON -- Packet-optical transport is used in the core of the network providing a highly reliable long distance connection, and telecom equipment vendors will choose to work with vendors that can show market leading performance and integration at 10 Gbit/s, 40 Gbit/s and 100 Gbit/s, with a clear roadmap to 400G within one to two years, according to the latest report from Heavy Reading Components Insider (www.heavyreading.com/commchip), a paid research service of Heavy Reading (www.heavyreading.com).
100G Packet-Optical Chips Drive OTN Deployment details and analyzes integrated packet-optical devices and OTN framer/mapper devices and technologies, identifying the key requirements and the highlighting the advantages they hold for equipment manufacturers. It also surveys component availability, reviewing features, performance and flexibility. The report covers more than 50 devices and profiles nine vendors in this important market.
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"Packet-optical transport is now widely used by carriers across their networks," says Simon Stanley, research analyst for Heavy Reading Components Insider and author of the report. "It brings the advantages of Sonet/SDH (synchronous digital hierarchy), dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) and packet-based networks, delivering a scalable and resilient transport infrastructure."
Semiconductor components are key to the continued success packet-optical transport networks, Stanley says. "Vendors have developed highly integrated system on chip (SoC) solutions at 10 Gbit/s, 40 Gbit/s and now 100 Gbit/s, supporting a complex mix of interfaces, functionality and performance," he adds. "Using these solutions, telecom equipment manufacturers can develop highly integrated reconfigurable optical add-drop multiplexers (ROADM), P-OTP and micro OTP (µ-OTP) systems that address carriers' requirements."
Key findings of 100G Packet-Optical Chips Drive OTN Deployment include the following:
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