At OFC 2022, OIF demonstrated products from several companies communicating with each other based on a standard for interoperable coherent optics. Other demonstrations included a 112 Gb/sec electrical link, flexible Ethernet, co-packaging, and a 224 Gb/sec technology proposal.
Open radio access networks offer the option of placing network functions in different places along the signal path. That option, called a functional split, lets network engineers optimize performance and make tradeoffs.
by Bob Everson, Global Director of Mobility and 5G, Cisco The first 5G launches came earlier than expected in 2019, most notably in South Korea and the USA. While South Korea was a more broad-scale launch, the introductions in the US were limited, with sparse availability. These restricted initial releases, unfortunately, created a lot of…
With billions of dollars already invested into Internet of Things infrastructure, tech-giant Cisco is now beefing up its investment in the human resources critical to run it all. The Internet of Things program, launched in collaboration with Northwestern University-Silicon Valley, will combine hands-on, experiential learning opportunities with essential coursework to prepare workers for the demands of […]