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Q&A: Ciena’s CTO on networking and technology

In Part 2 of the Q&A, Steve Alexander, CTO of Ciena, shares his thoughts about the network and technology trends.

Part 2: Networking and technology

"The network must be a lot more dynamic and responsive"

Steve Alexander, Ciena CTO


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How ClariPhy aims to win over the system vendors 

ClariPhy Communications will start volume production of its 40 Gig coherent IC in September and is working on a 28nm CMOS 100 Gig coherent ASIC. It also offers an ASIC design service, allowing customers to used their own IP as well as ClariPhy's silicon portfolio.

“We can build 200 million logic gate designs” 

Reza Norouzian, ClariPhy




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Verizon plans coherent-optimised routes

Glenn Wellbrock, director of backbone network design at Verizon Business, was interviewed by gazettabyte as part of an upcoming feature on high-speed optical transmission.  Here are some highlights of what he shared. The topics will be expanded upon in the upcoming feature.


 "Next-gen lines will be coherent only"

 Glenn Wellbrock, Verizon Business

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ECOC 2009: An industry view

One theme dominated all others for attendees at this year’s ECOC, held in Vienna in late September: high speed optical transmission technology.

“Most of the action was in 40 and 100Gig,” said Stefan Rochus, vice president of marketing and business development at CyOptics. “There were many 40Gig/ 100Gig LR4 module announcements- from Finisar, Opnext and Sumitomo Electric Industries.”

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40G and 100G Ethernet: First uses of the high-speed interfaces

Operators, enterprises and equipment vendors are all embracing 100 Gigabit technologies even though the standards will only be completed in June 2010.

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