Technology Briefs

2019-08-19T08:57:35+00:00

Coherent Optics for Efficiency and Capacity

Coherent Optics for Efficiency and Capacity Coherent Optics Dominate Data Center Interconnects This Technology Brief looks at the trend of adopting high-speed coherent optical links for data center interconnection. The technology basics behind coherent optics is covered and how it enables a greater amount of data to be transmitted over longer distances, even when using

2019-08-07T08:44:31+00:00

Virtualization of CPEs

Virtualization of CPEs Towards the Software-Defined CPE Customer Premise Equipment (CPE) has traditionally required costly professional onsite configuration of devices with specialized but inflexible onboard functional ASICs. Although this type of CPE provides the customer with a potent and cost-effective solution, changing or adding services has, in normal cases, required new equipment installation

2019-08-07T08:46:32+00:00

Wi-Fi Certified Agile Multiband™

Wi-Fi Certified Agile Multiband™ Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Agile Multiband™ is an Industry Standard This Technology Brief examines how Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Agile Multiband™ improves the use of Wi-Fi network resources and responds to changing network conditions. With new wireless technologies, the management of Wi-Fi network environments has become a focal point in the industry. Wi-Fi

2019-08-07T08:52:02+00:00

The New World of 400 Gbps Ethernet

The New World of 400 Gbps Ethernet 400G Takes Ethernet into a New Era This Technology Brief examines the new IEEE Std 802.3bs-2017 standard for 400G and 200G Ethernet. The new standard continues the rapid development of Ethernet to accommodate the increasing bandwidth demands of cloud data centers. The current 400G specifications cover only

2019-08-07T08:58:01+00:00

The Emergence of 5G mmWave

The Emergence of 5G mmWave What is mmWave Wireless? This technology brief looks at the emergence of new 5G New Radio (5G NR or just 5G) standards for mobile cellular networks and how it has the potential to deliver a complete transformation of wireless communications. The spectrum for 5G services not only covers bands

2019-08-12T02:46:15+00:00

Virtual Optical Line Terminal (vOLT) Concepts

Virtual Optical Line Terminal (vOLT) Concepts A vOLT is an Open Disaggregated Appliance This Technology Brief is an introduction to virtual Optical Line Terminal (vOLT) open appliances and the network concepts for which they are intended. Optical Line Terminals are used within GPON point-to-multipoint residential services defined under FTTx services. The vOLT takes this

2019-08-07T09:07:34+00:00

Intel® DPDK Performance on the SAU5081I Server

Intel® DPDK Performance on the SAU5081I Server DPDK-Enabled Servers to Remove Bottlenecks This Technology Brief examines the main building blocks of Intel’s Data Plane Development Kit (DPDK) and how it significantly boosts data plane throughput on the Accton SAU5081I Cloud Server platform. Four test cases were used to measure the DPDK throughput enhancement as

2019-08-07T09:12:06+00:00

CORD Fundamentals with OpenStack

CORD Fundamentals with OpenStack CORD Represents a Philosophical Change Cloud computing and cloud centers dominate the data industries biggest architectures. Corporations such as Google, Facebook, Apple, Amazon and others have pioneered and honed these technologies to minimize costs whilst maximizing user performance and network agility. However, the providers of the networks that institutions, businesses,

2019-08-07T09:14:53+00:00

SD-WANs and WAN Optimization

SD-WANs and WAN Optimization SD-WANs are the Next Step in WAN Optimization This Technology Brief looks at the emergence of software-defined wide-area networks (SD-WANs) as the next step in the evolution of WAN optimization for typical enterprise WAN networks. Many traditional WANs use Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) networks to link remote sites to a