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re: 400-Gbit Ethernet effort kicks off in March
rick merritt   12/18/2012 2:52:19 PM
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I heard Chris Cole of Finisar propose this data rate at an Ethernet Alliance event about two years ago. Made sense then, makes sense now.

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re: 400-Gbit Ethernet effort kicks off in March
krisi   12/18/2012 3:42:33 PM
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400 GbE is the only number that makes sense, we will not be able to do a Terabit...and even for 400 GbE it will have to be a parallel I/O interface, a serial 400 GHz driver is not in cards in CMOS...Kris

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re: 400-Gbit Ethernet effort kicks off in March
BoGowan   12/18/2012 6:45:10 PM
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Good luck with the IEEE efforts John. I know our standards guy Pete Anslow agrees with you that 400GbE is the logical next step, as he detailed here: http://www.ciena.com/connect/blog/400GbE-versus-Terabit-Ethernet-First-steps-toward-an-answer.html



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