Tag: PAM4

Relief From the Worst 400GE Measurement Pains

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Relief From the Worst 400GE Measurement Pains

Stephanie Michel 2019.09.24

The move from NRZ-based 100G interfaces to PAM4-based 400GE interfaces is revolutionary, rather than evolutionary: New technologies such as linear broadband amplifiers and drivers as well as adaptive

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#400GE #Data Center Infrastructure #PAM4 #Optical + Photonic

Addressing 400G and Beyond System Design Challenges

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Addressing 400G and Beyond System Design Challenges

Nicole Faubert 2019.07.31

The wireline internet network must continue to evolve to keep up with advancements in wireless communications such as 5G. 400G standards, including Ethernet, Fibre Channel, and Common Electrical I/O,

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#400GE #Data Center Infrastructure #PAM4 #BERT #Oscilloscopes

What Does Popcorn Have to Do With the Data Center?

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What Does Popcorn Have to Do With the Data Center?

Nicole Faubert 2019.02.20

Massive data flow from emerging technologies such as 5G and IoT is driving explosive traffic growth, creating unprecedented demand for bandwidth everywhere in the network and data center. In fact, IDC

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#Data Center Infrastructure #400GE #PAM4

PAM4 And How Forward Error Correction (FEC) Produces Relief -  And New Problems

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PAM4 And How Forward Error Correction (FEC) Produces Relief - And New Problems

Stephanie Michel 2019.02.15

Forward Error Correction [1] is becoming ubiquitous in the data-center. Not only in 400G links, where SNR requirements to achieve error-free transmission using  PAM4 modulation cannot be met anymore, 

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#PAM4 #400GE #Data Center Infrastructure

5 Tips to Reduce Data Center Transceiver Costs

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5 Tips to Reduce Data Center Transceiver Costs

Nicole Faubert 2019.01.10

The cost of optical transceivers is a major concern for data center operators as they migrate their networks from 100GE to 400GE. To be competitive, transceiver manufacturers must find ways to drive d

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

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

6 min read

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