Tag: Network Test

5G Brings New Twists on Core Network Validation

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5G Brings New Twists on Core Network Validation

Jessy Cavazos 2019.07.31

Validating the core network in the 5G era is much different than in the past. Some of the most important changes are the adoption of a service-based architecture (SBA) and the control and user plane s

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#5G #Communications #Network Test

6 Key Trends Driving Data Center Innovation

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6 Key Trends Driving Data Center Innovation

Nicole Faubert 2018.11.23

Ever increasing demands for a connected world with instant data access continues to drive data center innovation. Data center operators need to embrace new technologies to support the response times a

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#Network Test #PAM4 #Data Center Infrastructure #400GE #5G

Keeping the Pulse on 400GE in the Data Center

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Keeping the Pulse on 400GE in the Data Center

Nicole Faubert 2018.10.29

At the heart of every data center is the transceiver. Large hyperscale data centers have more than 50,000 optical fibers in them. With a transceiver at each end of the fiber, these data centers house

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#Network Test #PAM4 #Data Center Infrastructure #400GE #Communications

Everything You Need to Know About Complex Optical Modulation

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Everything You Need to Know About Complex Optical Modulation

Stephanie Michel 2018.10.23

New data centers are being built across the globe, while today’s CPUs and RAM ensure latencies so low that it is no problem to map immense amounts of data spread over several servers within a fraction

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#Communications #Network Test #Data Center Infrastructure #400GE

PAM4 and FEC Push the Limits of the Shannon-Hartley Theorem

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PAM4 and FEC Push the Limits of the Shannon-Hartley Theorem

Nicole Faubert 2018.10.15

The Shannon-Hartley theorem states that there is a theoretical maximum amount of error-free data that can be delivered over a specified channel bandwidth in the presence of noise. By increasing either

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#Communications #Network Test #PAM4 #Data Center Infrastructure #400GE

400ZR – Optical Coherent Moves to Data Center Interconnects

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400ZR – Optical Coherent Moves to Data Center Interconnects

Nicole Faubert 2018.10.05

Optical coherent transmission technology, initially used in long-haul transmission, is evolving into metro networks and expanding to data center interconnects. Significantly faster data transmission r

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#Communications #Network Test #Data Center Infrastructure #400GE