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Supersizing the C-Band
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
5/21/2019  |  1 comment
The Super C-band development from Huawei adds an additional 50% to a standard C-band implementation.
Optical Networks for the Next Decade
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
3/18/2019  |  Post a comment
The ON2020 group is looking to address the optical transport challenges presented by the predicted surge in user traffic on carrier networks.
New Open Workgroup to Accelerate Edge Computing
Heavy Reading Blog  | 
1/2/2019  |  Post a comment
Developing an open architecture for domain-specific accelerators could empower service providers to accelerate edge computing and related applications.
New Open Workgroup to Accelerate Edge Computing
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
1/2/2019  |  Post a comment
Developing an open architecture for domain-specific accelerators could empower service providers to accelerate edge computing and related applications.
Data Center Switching Enters the 400G Era
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
10/31/2018  |  Post a comment
The growth of public and private cloud data centers is driving a strong and growing market for high-performance switch chips, and the choices dominating operators in the market make will have a dramatic impact.
ECOC 2018 Optical Workshop Delivers Compelling Vision
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
10/9/2018  |  Post a comment
Further innovation is needed if optical transport networks are to support traffic growth and there was plenty of evidence at a recent ECOC workshop that key work is already underway.
Look Into the Future of Optical Networks at ECOC 2018
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
9/17/2018  |  Post a comment
Key developments and research for future optical networks will be discussed during a special workshop at ECOC on Sunday, September 23.
The Programmable Switch Era Is Here... At Last!
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
9/7/2018  |  Post a comment
Respondents to Heavy Reading's Multicore Processor and Switch Survey consider programmability as the most important differentiator in switch functions.
Virtualizing the Customer Premises
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
5/4/2018  |  Post a comment
Universal customer premises equipment (uCPE) systems are growing rapidly, paving the way for new opportunities, lowered costs and increased performance overall.
Looking to the Future With ON2020: An OFC Perspective
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
3/27/2018  |  Post a comment
The ON2020 panel at this year's OFC provided insight into the challenges faced by network operators and the technologies that will be required in future optical networks.
400G Achieves Significant Market Availability
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
3/8/2018  |  Post a comment
As demand for 100G to 400G network interfaces grows, companies are meeting the challenge and many operators are already making the transition to 400G.
ON2020 Shares Operator Visions for the Future of Optical Networking at OFC 2018
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
2/28/2018  |  Post a comment
ON2020 is running a workshop at OFC where speakers from leading operators will share their visions and discuss roadmaps for optical networking.
Competition Heats Up for SDN/NFV Processing
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
2/16/2018  |  3 comments
The shift to application and network virtualization by operators and CSPs requires a new generation of multicore processors that are being introduced by many vendors.
Why Gfast Is About to Come of Age
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
1/18/2018  |  3 comments
The Gfast rollout, which has been stalled while network operators conduct trials and chipset vendors develop new Amendment 3 chipsets, is set to start in 2018 with a ramp-up in 2019.
Ubiquitous SDN Acceleration Is Coming
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
11/15/2017  |  Post a comment
NICs have evolved many times, and the smart NIC is the next step, offering a programmable resource that can be configured to provide additional CPU offload functions for different applications.
ON2020 Readout Identifies New Optical Challenges
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
9/26/2017  |  Post a comment
ON2020 presents its assessment of optical network requirements through 2020 and beyond, identifying new challenges and opportunities for the telecom industry.
ON2020 Looks to the Future at ECOC
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
8/17/2017  |  Post a comment
ON2020 has been surveying the optical networking needs and evolution strategies of leading network operators and is ready to share the results at ECOC 2017.
100G Growth Fuels Race to 400G & Beyond
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
7/24/2017  |  Post a comment
Widespread deployment of 100G connections in data centers and across networks is driving demand for 400G solutions and funding development of 400G components.
ON2020: Driving Innovative Optical Network Solutions
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
3/17/2017  |  Post a comment
The cloud era brings new challenges and opportunities to the optical networking community.
Multicore Processors Step Up to the Cloud
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
1/20/2017  |  Post a comment
The approach taken by cloud service providers to hyper-scale data centers and virtual networking is driving the latest multicore processor developments.
Switching Redefined for the Virtual Network
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
1/13/2017  |  Post a comment
As the industry moves toward virtualized solutions in data centers, developers are creating switches to help with the bandwidth backlog service providers are experiencing. As a result, vendors are putting more switch devices on the market than at any time in the past decade.
400G Packet Processing Required
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
8/2/2016  |  Post a comment
Findings from our most recent multicore processor survey show how important these devices are in networking systems, giving us a look at what will be increasingly vital in 2017.
Data Center Drives 400G
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
6/21/2016  |  Post a comment
As data traffic continues to expand quickly each year, demand for 400G connections also expands, making way for numerous opportunities for vendors who make 400G components.
OCP Drives Telco Data Centers & the New IP
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
5/10/2016  |  1 comment
The Open Compute Project and the shift to SDN and NFV is driving a complete change in the architecture of telecom data centers and infrastructure.
NFV Drives Shift to Open Platforms
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
12/22/2015  |  Post a comment
COTS platforms and white box switches are at the core of New IP networks, which service providers will use to deliver next-generation cloud and mobile services.
LTE-A Components Deliver on Bandwidth, IoT
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
11/3/2015  |  Post a comment
The latest LTE components support the LTE-A functions required to deliver high bandwidth up to 600 Mbit/s at one extreme, and very low-power, sub-1 Mbit/s for IoT/M2M applications at the other.
Need for Flexibility Helps FPGAs Forge Ahead
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
10/7/2015  |  1 comment
FPGA and ASIC usage grows in the telecom market. FPGAs and ASICs are widely used in networking and telecom systems, from complete SoC designs to simple connections between different interfaces on merchant silicon devices.
Latest Modules Drive Market Toward 400G
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
8/24/2015  |  Post a comment
The latest optical modules and semiconductor components are game-changers for 100G and will accelerate 400G adoption.
Comment: Re: Whitebox - Simon_Stanley - 5/28/2015
100G: Ready for Prime Time
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
5/26/2015  |  2 comments
Most telecom and network equipment manufacturers are now shipping products with 100G ports.
White Box Switching Enabled by Latest Silicon & Software
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
4/21/2015  |  Post a comment
The telecom industry's move to SDN and white box deployments is driving significant changes in the switch market. These changes will likely lead to lower capex and opex costs for network operators in the market.
G.fast Plugs the Gap for Gigabit Cities
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
2/17/2015  |  8 comments
The race to deliver gigabit broadband services is accelerating, and G.fast is a key technology that telecom service providers can deploy to compete successfully.
SDN/NFV Pushes the Boundaries for Multicore Processors
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
1/21/2015  |  Post a comment
Integrated multicore processors offer a cost-effective solution for hardware systems used in demanding SDN and NFV applications.
The Network Appliance Platform: More Than a Carrier-Grade Server
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
1/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Improving processor performance and virtualized network architectures are opening up new opportunities for rackmount appliance platforms.
Integrated Components Accelerate LTE
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
7/14/2014  |  Post a comment
The latest highly integrated silicon components are enabling a massive acceleration of LTE worldwide.
LTE & EPC Drive ATCA
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
6/25/2014  |  2 comments
The rapid rollout of LTE is driving demand for ATCA-based systems to support the EPC, IMS and many related applications.
100G Revenue Drives 400G Investment
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
1/13/2014  |  2 comments
With revenue increasing for 100G optical modules and components, companies are starting to ramp investment in 400G.
Virtualization Drive for DPI & Policy Management
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
12/16/2013  |  2 comments
Policy management solutions are giving wireless and fixed line carriers options to help relieve data traffic.


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