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Pat Chou

Product Manager

Service Provider - Transceiver Modules Group

Since 2012, Pat Chou has been a Product Manager in Cisco’s Transceiver Modules Group, where he manages pluggable optic transceivers for use in data centers, campus networks, and service provider networks. Prior to joining Cisco he held positions in sales, marketing, and R&D at optical technology leaders Bell Laboratories (now Nokia), JDSU (now Lumentum), and optical technology startups AOptix, Phaethon, and AiDi.

Pat received his PhD and Bachelor’s Degree from MIT, and a Master’s Degree from the University of Southern California, all in electrical engineering. He’s back in school again, sort of, studying improv and sketch comedy at The Groundlings and The Upright Citizens Brigade.

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January 16, 2020

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

QSFP-DD800 MSA Paves The Way For 800G Links In Data Centers

A new 800G MSA is formed to support continued growth in traffic demand and the resulting need for higher link data rates in data centers. Once again, Cisco is there at the forefront.

Don’t Mix Up Your FECs

Clearing up the confusion about forward error correction and 25G short reach transceivers.

Optics Around the World… of Solutions at Cisco Live 2019

Join Cisco Optics at the SP Power Session, where we will discuss how Cisco is prepared to guide service providers through network transformation -- driven by architectural shifts, 5G, and automation.