Tag: Data Center Infrastructure

What is 400ZR?

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What is 400ZR?

Nicole Faubert 2019.06.19

While widely used in long-haul telecommunications networks, coherent optical technology has been cost prohibitive and impractical for use in shorter distances such as data center interconnects (DCI).

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#400GE #Data Center Infrastructure #Communications

What Are the Differences Between PCI Express 4.0 and  PCI Express 5.0?

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What Are the Differences Between PCI Express 4.0 and PCI Express 5.0?

Stephanie Michel 2019.06.21

When you notice the short period of time elapsed between PCI Express Gen4 and Gen5, you may wonder how many changes in specs have actually occurred. A big step lies in doubling signal speeds from 16 G

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#PCIe #PCIe 5.0 #Gen 5 #Data Center Infrastructure

Integrated photonics and 400ZR drive next-generation DCI

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Integrated photonics and 400ZR drive next-generation DCI

Nicole Faubert 2019.05.31

Cloud-based services, video streaming, Internet of Things (IoT) devices, 5G connectivity, and more put a strain on communications networks. Network infrastructure, in particular data center interconne

5 min read

#Data Center Infrastructure #400GE

Why Does PCI Express 5.0 Come So Shortly After PCI Express 4.0?

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Why Does PCI Express 5.0 Come So Shortly After PCI Express 4.0?

Stephanie Michel 2019.06.04

PCI Express 4.0 has been ratified less than 2 years ago, and Gen 5 is already approaching. Why so fast? Rick Eads, member of the PCI-SIG board of directors, explains the motivation behind PCI Express

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#PCIe 5.0 #Gen 5 #Data Center Infrastructure

Silicon Photonics Increase Capacity and Save Energy

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Silicon Photonics Increase Capacity and Save Energy

Nicole Faubert 2019.05.22

Silicon photonics technology offers a solution to enable significantly higher and more efficient bandwidth transmission within and between data centers. Silicon photonics technology involves creating

6 min read

#Optical + Photonic #Data Center Infrastructure #400GE

How Data Centers Impact the Environment

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How Data Centers Impact the Environment

Nicole Faubert 2019.04.08

Now, more than ever, many of us are conscious of the impact we have on the environment. We try to minimize that impact by recycling, composting, and buying environmentally friendly products. But would

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#Data Center Infrastructure #Sustainability #Environmental Sustainability