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Microchip and Acacia collaborate

Bandwidth growth, driven by the expansion of data centers and 5G network build-outs, is expected to drive the need for faster coherent Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) pluggable optics.

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Spirent and MultiLane join forces

Partnership helps resolve QSFP-DD800 testing challenges and accelerates time to market.

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TITAN achievement

The Vector Photonics £600k TITAN project will develop PCSELs for low-power consumption, hyperscale data centre applications.

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Legrand introduces the Infinium acclAIM™ Fiber Solution

Legrand has unveiled its latest fiber breakthrough, the Infinium acclAIM Fiber Solution, at the BICSI Fall Conference and Exhibition, booth #6228. As part of Legrand’s fiber offerings, the new acclAIM Fiber Solution redefines fiber connectivity by replacing pre-terminated cassette-based solutions with direct connections—to deliver the lowest insertion loss available on the market.

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NEC launches Optical Fiber Sensing solution using AI

Contributes to infrastructure maintenance by analyzing vibrations detected on existing optical fiber.

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Corning introduces 'revolutionary' fibre

Corning SMF-28® Contour optical fibre offers a first-of-its-kind combination of bend resilience, compatibility, and industry-leading low loss.

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BT kicks off trials of 'revolutionary' new optical fibre

BT has kicked off trials of a new type of optical fibre - hollow core fibre - at the BT Labs in Adastral Park, Ipswich, in a collaborative project with Lumenisity, a Southampton University spin out company, and Open Radio Access Network (O-RAN) mobile vendor Mavenir.

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6G to consider societal requirements

The Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) Alliance publishes its first 6G White Paper focusing on the 6G Drivers and Vision. As a global organisation representing the entire value chain, NGMN is set to take the lead in providing impactful guidance for global 6G activities to respond to the needs of end users, societies, mobile network operators and the ecosystem as a whole.

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Commercialisation of Europe’s first 5G standalone (SA) network

Commercialisation of Europe’s first 5G standalone (SA) network

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Colt completes 600G wavelength testing

Since its launch, the Colt IQ Network has been designed to deliver high bandwidth, agile, on-demand connectivity, and today it also delivers best-in-market optical solutions.

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Paving the way to thousand node fabrics

Pluribus Networks has introduced architectural innovations in the Pluribus Adaptive Cloud Fabric™ to deliver 'unprecedented' scalability for hybrid clouds and edge computing.

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DOCOMO, Fujitsu and NEC achieve 5G 'world first'

Will allow 4.2Gbps downlink speed for high-speed data communications.

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Lumenisity Limited receives a major consortium investment

Funding from investors including BGF and Parkwalk will support further commercialisation and building of new manufacturing and testing facility.

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Giving data centres an edge

In 2009, Corning introduced a data centre solution that would reduce installation time, save energy and use space more efficiently. By drawing on Corning's fiber innovations, this new solution allowed data centre operators to simplify their layout and pave the way for future upgrades.

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Videos

Owen Rogers, Uptime Institute Research Director for Cloud Computing, discusses the findings of his recent report – Public Cloud Costs versus Resiliency: Stateless Applications, which outlines the importance of cloud service resiliency as it can impact on application availability.
Matt Howard, SVP and Chief Marketing Officer at Virtru, provides some great insights into the Trusted Data Format (TDF) and explains why the time is right to launch the OpenTDF Project – giving the developer community the opportunity to address the many security complexities of the digital data ecosystem.
Florian Malecki, Executive Vice President of Marketing for Arcserve, discusses the findings of the company’s recent ransomware survey, which reveals that far too many organisations are still unprepared, not least in terms of recovering lost data. The good news is that businesses do have plans to increase their data resilience investments to meet the challenges of today’s hybrid, digital workplace.
Richard Stevenson, CEO of Red Box, discusses the results of the company’s recent ‘Being Human’ report, which provides some valuable insights into the Conversational AI market – how its use is already helping to improve customer and employee experiences, as well as contributing to fraud prevention. Richard also discusses the roadblocks that need to be overcome before the technology becomes pervasive.

Expert Opinions

“If you digitise a flawed process, you get a digital flawed process” is common wisdom in 2022 – and it applies to employee training. How can it be done better though? Felix Eichler, CTO and co-founder, Userlane shares some thoughts on how companies have mastered the shift towards digital workplaces.
By Tom Christensen, Global Technology Advisor & Executive Analyst, Hitachi Vantara.
By Aman Khan: Global Product Manager focused on IT Management at Vertiv.