OIF Experts to Share CEI Expertise and Provide Channel Standards Update at DesignCon 2021

What: DesignCon 2021 panel presentation on “Interoperable Common Electrical I/O (CEI) & Channel Standards Update: An OIF Perspective

Who: Join OIF members and industry experts:

  • Moderator: Nathan Tracy, OIF VP of Marketing, TE Connectivity
  • Pirooz Tooyserkani, Cisco (presenting for Gary Nicholl, OIF Secretary/Treasurer, Cisco)
  • Mike Li, OIF Board Member, Intel
  • Cathy Liu, Broadcom Inc.
  • Keysight Technologies (presented by Mike Li)

When: Tuesday, August 17, 2021, 4:00-5:15 pm PT

Where: Meeting Room 211AB, Upper Level, San Jose McEnery Convention Center, San Jose, CA

Panel Overview:
With 50 Gbps electrical rates ramping in the industry, it’s the perfect time to understand the 72-116 Gbps common electrical interface (CEI) standardization performance levels coming from the OIF’s next update to their CEI-112G Implementation Agreements. OIF members and industry experts will provide an update on the 112 Gbps challenges and the tradeoffs considered and debated to reach this point in the draft document maturity.

And now that the CEI-112G standards work is wrapping up, OIF is turning its attention to knowledge building on the challenges that an electrical rate at 224 Gbps will bring and ideas to address these challenges, as well as initial ideas and proposals on how CEI-224G ought to be standardized. The industry will need to move to optical rates of 1.6Tbps and electrical interfaces and standards such as CEI-224G to enable 1.6Tbps optics and related networks.

Event Overview:
DesignCon is the premier high-speed communications and system design conference, offering industry-critical engineering education in the heart of electronics innovation — Silicon Valley.

About OIF

OIF is where the optical networking industry’s interoperability work gets done. Building on more than 20 years of effecting forward change in the industry, OIF represents the dynamic ecosystem of 125+ industry leading network operators, system vendors, component vendors and test equipment vendors collaborating to develop interoperable electrical, optical and control solutions that directly impact the industry’s ecosystem and facilitate global connectivity in the open network world. Connect with OIF at @OIForum, on LinkedIn and at http://www.oiforum.com.

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