Entries by Mary Joynt

OIF Showcases Multi-vendor Interoperability at ECOC 2023: Demo Features Nearly 40 Companies Demonstrating Innovation Across 400ZR+, Co-Packaging, CEI-112G & CEI-224G and CMIS

Fremont, Calif.—September 20, 2023 – OIF’s demo at ECOC 2023 will feature a record 39 companies demonstrating innovation and collaboration across four sectors: 400ZR+ optics, Co-Packaging Solutions, Common Electrical I/O (CEI) channels and Common Management Interface Specification (CMIS) implementations. ECOC, taking place Oct. 2-4 in Glasgow, Scotland, provides an ideal platform for OIF and its […]

OIF Announces External Laser Small Form-Factor Pluggable (ELSFP) Implementation Agreement, Paving the Way for Advancements in Co-Packaged Optics Applications

Fremont, Calif. – OIF, celebrating 25 years of getting the optical networking industry’s interoperability work done, today unveiled the External Laser Small Form-Factor Pluggable (ELSFP) Implementation Agreement (IA), defining a revolutionary front panel pluggable form factor tailored to co-packaged optical systems and other multiple laser external laser source applications. The ELSFP IA introduces the first multi-sourced […]

OIF Launches Four Innovative Projects Covering a Broad Range of Technologies at Q2 Technical and MA&E Committees Meeting

Fremont, Calif.—June 6, 2023 – At OIF’s hybrid Q2 2023 Technical and MA&E Committees meeting held in Budapest, Hungary, May 9-11, members voted to initiate four new projects spanning multiple technology tracks. Additionally, a new member of the Board of Directors was appointed, a Working Group Chair was re-elected and a WG Vice Chair was appointed. […]

OIF Highlights 400ZR, Co-Packaging Architectures, CEI-112G & CEI-224G and CMIS Implementations Interoperability Among 30+ Global Companies; Hosts Special Anniversary Events at OFC 2023

Fremont, Calif.—February 22, 2023 – At OFC 2023, OIF will host more than 30 member companies for its largest-ever interoperability demonstration, a special technology session and reception to commemorate its 25th anniversary and will participate in two show floor program sessions showcasing OIF’s work. OIF also announced the availability of a white paper highlighting the […]

OIF to Update Industry on Next-Generation Electrical and Optical Interface Projects, including 224 Gbps & Co-Packaging, at DesignCon 2023

Industry thought leaders will provide an update on work to deliver electrical interfaces for 224 Gbps equipment architectures, co-packaging of optical and electrical interfaces Fremont, Calif.—January 11, 2023 –OIF has worked to advance the development of interoperable electrical interface specifications, known as CEI (common electrical I/O), for over two decades, leading to the widespread adoption […]

OIF to Present “Common Management Interface Specification (CMIS) – Demystified” Webinar to Educate Industry on the Interface and Its Importance for Current and Future Generation Designs

In partnership with Lightwave, the online event will feature perspectives from module vendors, systems vendors, and network providers, followed by a Q&A Fremont, Calif. —  OIF continues to lead industry discussion on interoperability efforts through an upcoming webinar, “Common Management Interface Specification (CMIS) -Demystified,” being held on Tuesday, October 4, 2022, at 8:00am PDT/10:00am CDT/11:00am […]

OIF Members to Showcase Multivendor Interoperability for Critical Networking Technologies at ECOC 2022

A record number of companies will demonstrate interoperability in 400ZR; Co-Packaging architectures, CEI-112G & CEI-224G and CMIS implementations Fremont, Calif. – OIF will host the largest global interoperability showcase at OIF’s booth, #701, during ECOC 2022, September 19-21, in Basel, Switzerland. Nearly 30 member companies are participating in demonstrations in four critical areas: 400ZR optics, […]