A roadmap for evolving towards optical intra-data-center networks

Conference: ECOC 2016 - 42nd European Conference on Optical Communication
09/18/2016 - 09/22/2016 at Düsseldorf, Deutschland

Proceedings: ECOC 2016

Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Dittmann, L.; Fagertun, A. M.; Kamchevska, V.; Galili, M.; Oxenlove, L.; Ruepp, S.; Berger, M. (DTU Fotonik, Technical University of Denmark, 2800 Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark)

The first part of this paper focuses on presenting an updated view on the state of the art in data center networks. The European project COSIGN has provided industrial optical data center network roadmaps, strategies and a techno-economic analysis of the involved industrial partners’ value proposition. The conclusions and technology timeline is summarised in this paper.