S1 EP25 - Evolution of Optical Connectivity to 3.2T
Xi Wang, Vice President of Optical DSP Business Unit, and podcast host Chris Banuelos discuss optical connectivity – the foundation of today’s internet infrastructure, enabling the emergence of hyperscale data centers and the new era of wireless communication. Cloud-based services continuously drive the need for data center hardware with high bandwidth capacity along with low power consumption. Just as data centers begin their transition to 400G and 800G, the bar is rising towards the next evolution of 1.6T and 3.2T, with the same demands for high performance and low power with minimal financial impact. Tune in to hear what is driving the transition and learn more about the advancements needed to enable data centers to advance capacity for future generations to come.