March 2016 OIF Workshop – 100G Serial Electrical Links and Beyond

March 24, 2016
Anaheim, CA – USA

The OIF hosted a half-day workshop, open to the public, on Thursday, March 24, 2016, at the Anaheim Marriott Hotel .  This workshop featured subject matter experts from the OIF and included an industry view presented by Dale Murray, Principal Analyst at LightCounting.

Session 1: 100G Serial Application Requirements

  • networking trends
  • cloud scale
  • storage and CPU

Session 2: 100G Serial Electrical Technology

  • PAM options
  • 100G connectors/cables
  • alternate modulation


AGENDA

Time Session and Speakers
12:30pm – 1:00pm Welcome and Introductions – Tom Palkert, OIF Physical & Link Layer Working Group Vice Chair – Electrical; System Architect, Molex
1:00pm – 1:40pm Industry View – Dale Murray, Principal Analyst, LightCounting Market Research
1:40pm – 3:40pm Session 1: 100G Serial Application Requirements
– Networking Trends
Matt Traverso, Principal Engineer, Cisco
– Cloud Scale
– Brad Booth, Principal Architect, MicroSoft
– Storage and CPU
– Scott Kipp, Senior Technologist, Brocade
3:40pm – 4:00pm Coffee Break
4:00pm – 6:00pm Session 2: 100G Serial Electrical Technology
– PAM Options –
Atul Gupta, Chief Technologist, MACOM
– 100G Connectors/Cables –
David Helster, Director, Signal Integrity and System Architecture, TE Connectivity
– Alternate Modulation
– David Stauffer, OIF Physical & Link Layer Working Group Chair and Treasurer; Senior Engineer, Kandou Bus, S.A.
6:00pm – 6:15pm Wrap-Up
6:30pm – 7:30pm Cocktail Reception