By James Kisner, Contributing columnist, 3/25/2019 The optical networking industry is at another inflection point, writes James Kisner, and the chalice some companies drink from next could point the way to everlasting revenue growth.
By James Kisner, Contributing columnist, 3/13/2019 Like Lucy always does to Charlie Brown, 5G is likely another new technology that teased optical networking vendors with massive, sustained spending, then quickly yanked back expectations.
By James Kisner, Contributing columnist, 3/6/2019 More acquisition activity in the optical space is inevitable, but it might not happen for a while until some newly coupled companies get to know each other just a little bit more.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 4/2/2018 The optical community was buzzing at this year's OFC event, fueled in part by 5G expectations and developments from the likes of Ciena, Coriant, Infinera, Nokia and NeoPhotonics.
By Light Reading, 3/20/2018 At OFC in San Diego, the optical industry is buzzing with a number of new 400G solutions and there's even talk of 600G. In this video, Dr. Kuschnerov discusses the latest commercial single wavelength 100G to 400G tunable product that Huawei has brought to market.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 3/19/2018 At OFC 2018, Ethernet Alliance Chairman John D'Ambrosia explains why he's brought not one, but two holy grails to the show, and what heroic deeds must be completed in order to obtain them.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 3/16/2018 As one of the optical industry's key jamborees drew to a close, Heavy Reading senior analyst and optical networking industry celebrity Sterling Perrin discussed developments in 600G transport, probabilistic constellation shaping and other key trends from this year's OFC.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 3/14/2018 Chinese operator believes it will need to deploy more than 2 million basestations to provide its 5G coverage as it appeals to the optical community for more innovation that can help support the expected 5G and cloud traffic loads.
Manish Mehta, Source Photonics' EVP of PLM, talks about the company's product offerings for cloud, telecom and enterprise operators and OEMs. He describes how its latest 400G-ER8, 400G-LR8 and 400G-DR4 QSFP-DD solutions, as well as its 100G-FR and 50G-ER QSFP28 solutions, will enable high-speed data connectivity and low latency in the cloud and 5G networks.
Light Reading sits down with Macom's Preet Virk, VP of Connectivity, at OFC 2019, discussing the ongoing progress component suppliers and module vendors are making towards enabling the next generation of optical connectivity. Learn how Macom's leading portfolio of components and technologies are enabling these solutions.
Juniper features its agile, open, disaggregated, and programmable Metro Fabric solution at OFC 2018. Donyel Jones-Williams (Director Product Marketing, Juniper Networks) explains to Ray Le Maistre (Light Reading Editor-in-Chief) how innovative design principles and new product ...
At OFC 2018 in San Diego, Heavy Reading Sr. Analyst Sterling Perrin sat down with Kyle Hollasch, Director of Optical Marketing for Nokia. They discussed the evolution of WDM networks over the past 20 years, the potential of probabilistic constellation shaping and how optical will be affected by network automation.
Manish Mehta, EVP of Product Line Management, talks about Source Photonics' demonstration of the first interoperable 400G QSFP-DD for data center application at OFC 2018. He also talks about the trends in 5G networks and how Source Photonics is well-equipped to revolutionize the access markets with its investments in its fixed broadband products.
At OFC in San Diego, the optical industry is buzzing with a number of new 400G solutions and there's even talk of 600G. In this video, Dr. Kuschnerov discusses the latest commercial single wavelength 100G to 400G tunable product that Huawei has brought to market.
Infinera launched its new Infinite Capacity Engine, ICE5. Infinera's Jay Gill explains why the time is right for ICE5 and how it will help network operators solve their capacity scaling challenges. Plus, he'll give us a sneak preview of Infinera's next generation, ICE6.