Optics

January 14, 2020

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Making the impossible possible? That’s how we roll at Cisco.

As we experience a revolution in the economics of networking, Service Providers are set to take centre stage - and Cisco will be with them every step of the way. Silicon, optics, software and systems make up the the building blocks of the Internet for the Future, and it is the network that will bring it to life.

December 11, 2019

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Optics: Fundamental to Build the Internet for the Future

The power of the internet is about to change for good. Read how optics has a critical role in driving the architectural transitions.

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.

July 9, 2019

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Cisco Announces Intent to Buy Acacia Communications; Helping Drive Significant Industry Network Architectural Shifts

Cisco announces the intent to buy Acacia Communications, a fabless semiconductor company, to build an industry-leading portfolio of optical, silicon, and software technologies to advance intent-based networking.

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.

October 31, 2017

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Maximizing Network Infrastructure Using Flexible Light Orchestration of Wavelengths

Data demands are on the rise, and service providers are looking for ways to maximize their networks. By using a new, flexible control plane, the software-driven network lets providers adjust their bandwidth automatically and take a proactive approach to the typical tradeoffs that exist between capacity and distance in the optical network.

February 5, 2015

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Fiber. Great In Your Diet. Costly In Your Data Center.

Guest Blog by Pat Chou, TMG Product Manager Since the introduction of the Cisco’s 40G QSFP BiDi (Quad Small Form-Factor Pluggable Bidirectional module), we’ve seen phenomenal growth and adoption. I guess people do see the benefit. What’s that? You haven’t heard? …Ok, let’s say you’re in charge of a data center and your boss reminds you […]