OIF @ OFC 2018

OIF Physical and Link Layer Interoperability Demo 2018

March 13-15, 2018
San Diego, CA
San Diego Convention Center – Booth #5525

OIF Delivers on Another Industry First!

OIF member companies have teamed up to demonstrate significant progress in delivering an interoperable ecosystem of suppliers and solutions for critical market needs: 

  • FlexE (Flex Ethernet)
  • 112 Gbps / lane live electrical signaling
  • End to End (host to host) optical link using electrical 56 Gbps – VSR, included in newly released CEI 4.0

Live interoperability demonstrations will be on display March 13-15, 2018 at OFC in San Diego, CA at OIF Booth #5525.


Speaking Sessions

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 2:30pm – Expo Theater III
Enabling the Key Applications for Transport SDN
Moderator: Dave Brown, Nokia, OIF President
Speakers: Lyndon Ong, Ciena, OIF MA&E Committee Co-Chair – Networking; Jonathan Sadler, Coriant, OIF VP and Networking Interoperability WG Chair

Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 10:15am – Expo Theater II
400G Coherent: What Does It Mean To You?
Moderator: Karl Gass, OIF Physical and Link Layer WG Vice Chair – Optical
Speakers: Sudeep Bhoja, Inphi; Tad Hofmeister, Google, OIF Board Member; Winston Way, NeoPhotonics; Tom Williams, Acacia