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By Craig Matsumoto, Editor-in-Chief, Light Reading, 3/24/2017
Cloud and telecom players want different types of equipment for their networks, as the chatter at OFC reveals.
By Craig Matsumoto, Editor-in-Chief, Light Reading, 3/23/2017
The pieces for a flexible optical network are in place, in the sense that the hardware exists and can be gotten commercially. What's missing is the software.
By Denise Culver, 3/23/2017
Increasing demand for cloud computing resources, the increasing use of SDN capabilities and the virtualization of network functions and data center architecture are ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 3/23/2017
China Mobile has followed in the footsteps of smaller rivals China Telecom and China Unicom by announcing plans to reduce capital expenditure this year following a ...
By Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, 3/22/2017
Following a pause for breath, China's optical networking sector looks set for a rebound during the rest of 2017 and that's good news for some of the optical component ...
By Craig Matsumoto, Editor-in-Chief, Light Reading, 3/22/2017
LOS ANGELES -- What comes after the Internet of Things? How about the Internet of Skills?
By Craig Matsumoto, Editor-in-Chief, Light Reading, 3/21/2017
LOS ANGELES -- OFC 2017 -- Nokia and Facebook have announced a test where they've jammed 32 Tbit/s down one undersea cable, more than double the bandwidth normally ...
By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 3/21/2017
India's fastest growing and newest mobile service provider, Reliance Jio (RJio), has deployed Ciena's multi-terabit converged packet-optical technology in its ...
By Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, 3/20/2017
Infinera has a very clear message for the optical networking community hanging out at the OFC event in Los Angeles this week -- speeds and feeds are still important ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 3/20/2017
The latest in the seemingly endless string of ADVA product announcements is essentially the "yin" to last week's direct detect announcement "yang." Today, ADVA is ...
By Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, 3/20/2017
LOS ANGELES -- OFC 2017 -- Ciena broke with tradition Monday by making one of its key in-house technologies, the WaveLogic Ai chipset, available to third-party ...
OFC Video
Valley Wonk
OFC & Hyperscale: A Good Mix?

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Cloud and telecom players want different types of equipment for their networks, as the chatter at OFC reveals.
Shades of Ray
The Cloud Descends on OFC 2017

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The annual optical fest that is OFC is about to open its doors at the LA Convention Center and, like most networking industry events, cloud cover is very evident.
LRTV Custom TV
SDN Solutions for Virtualizing Fiber Layer Connectivity

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Software control of the physical fiber layer is becoming increasingly important. With the demands of new applications on telecom and data center networks, fiber resources need to be flexible, scalable and dynamic so that bandwidth can be allocated on demand when, and to where, it is needed most. At OFC 2016, Polatis CEO Gerald Wesel talks with Light Reading ...
LRTV Custom TV
POF Prototype & Dynamic Network Probes Application

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POF-based Dynamic Network Probe is a stepping stone to an integral networking data analytics platform which will provide full network visibility. The technique allows applications to dynamically insert probes anytime anywhere in data plane to retrieve preprocessed data.
LRTV Custom TV
Source Photonics Poised for Growth in the Optical Transceiver Market

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Source Photonics is poised for growth and for a leading position in the optical transceiver market as they ramp up production of their 100G QSFP28 for the data center market. Source continues to invest their resources to participate in the Fixed Line Access network upgrades. Finally, Source Photonics demonstrates its leadership position as they show the ...
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