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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

Park Place Technologies has been on quite some journey, as the company has grown from its core Third Party Maintenance focus to today’s data centre network optimisation specialist organisation. Ian Shearer, Managing Director, APAC & EMEA, Park Place Technologies, discusses recent developments at the company, which include several acquisitions, technical solution and professional services innovations.
Ragnar Agnell, Partner at Centigo and Sanjiv Sachdev, Director, Strategic Business Value Consulting at Serviceware, discuss how – through the right technology – CTOs and CIOs can lead the charge against climate change in their companies whilst also balancing the urgent need to optimise business costs amid a turbulent financial climate.
Imply has recently launched the Polaris cloud database service. Imply’s Vice President of Product Marketing, David Wang, puts the launch in context as he details the company’s Project Shapeshift work around Apache Druid, going on to explain how today’s analytics opportunities require the very latest and best database solutions.
Mickey Bresman, Co-Founder and CEO and Ran Harel, Senior Security Product Manager, both at Semperis, discuss the findings of the company’s recent Microsoft Active Directory security survey, and also explain how the Semperis Purple Knight security assessment tool not only highlights AD security gaps, but also provides recommended fixes.

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