Keeping Cool with QSFP-DD800 Optics

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History has been very clear that for broad industry adoption of the 800G generation, an optical pluggable form factor must be judged on: (1) Backwards compatibility with previous generation optics (2) 100G+ electrical performance (3) Excellent thermal power dissipation The recent QSFP-DD MSA updates ensure all of these, but I’d like to focus on the […]

History of Pluggable Optics (Part 4 of 4): Cisco Optics Podcast Episode 4 Notes

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Join us for Episode 4 of the Cisco Optics Podcast, where we discuss the history of pluggable optics in a conversation with Ray Nering, an engineering product manager in the Cisco Optics product management group.