400G

October 27, 2020

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OpenZR+ Delivers 400G Coherent Optics for Multi-Haul Networks

OpenZR+ offers increased functionality and performance with reduced complexity, power, and implementation penalty.

September 30, 2020

DATA CENTER

Transforming Your Digital Business. Cisco Nexus: 400G Done Right.

Cisco is driving 400 Gigabit Ethernet forward with many innovations, and products within the Nexus Data Center Switching family.

January 16, 2020

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Join us Jan. 21 to See How the Internet of the Future Will Transform, Well, Everything!

On Jan. 21, we’ll be broadcasting a video that takes a deeper dive into the world-leading Cisco innovations in silicon, software, systems and optics that will power the technologies, applications and services in the era of 5G/AI/IoT. 

Optics in the Data Center: Powering Ever-Increasing Capacity Demands

There is no end in sight to capacity growth demands as the internet continues to explode. Today's blog looks at trends in the data center and how Cisco's optics technologies deliver solutions that meet our customers’ time to deployment, performance, power and cost expectations.

Cisco NCS 5500 Welcomes 400GE and Doubles Installed Base

Learn more about the NCS 5500 portfolio and how it fits into Cisco Converged SDN Transport Infrastructure.

Cisco Demonstrates 20W+ Power Dissipation of QSFP-DD at OFC 2019

See how this demo proves that the QSFP-DD transceiver form factor can connect distant data centers together with coherent optics.

March 6, 2019

DATA CENTER

In Praise of the QSFP – from 40GbE to 400GbE and Beyond

Cisco is building and testing QSFP-DD systems and modules capable of driving 400GbE Ethernet electrical interfaces and cooling 20W modules with margin to address thermal and high-speed electrical challenges. These advances for the 400GbE are not at the limits of what is possible. Further innovation will reduce power as chips move to 7nm from the current 16nm processes.

100G Lambda MSA Group Adds New Members and Releases Updated Specifications for Next Generation Networks

The 100G Lambda MSA group is driving the next generation of low cost 100G optics, and paving the way to 400G interconnects.