OIF @ ECOC 2012

ECOC 2012 – September 17-19, 2012 – Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The Optical Internetworking Forum hosted a demonstration of multi-vendor operation of the issued CEI-25G-LR and the draft CEI-28G-VSR implementation agreements at ECOC 2012. This was the OIF’s initial European demonstration of these 100Gb/s channels and included an ever-increasing array of component suppliers.
The OIF’s Physical and Link Layer demonstrations featured host ASICs with:

  • VSR SERDES, host PCB traces, optical module connectors, module retimers, active copper cable assemblies, optical transceivers
  • LR SERDES, backplane PCBs and backplane connectors

The following companies participated:

Applied Micro
Avago Technologies
TE Connectivity

Test equipment was provided by Agilent Technologies and Tektronix.

Market Focus Presentation – Wednesday, September 19th

Topic:  Enabling Seamless, Dynamic, Multi-domain and Multi-layer Optical Networking

Presenter:  Hans-Martin Foisel of Deutsche Telekom and the OIF’s Carrier Working Group Chair

Demo White Paper 
CEI-25G-LR and CEI-28G-VSR Multi-Vendor Interoperability Testing at 2012 ECOC Exhibition

Press Release
August 29, 2012 
OIF To Demonstrate Multi-Vendor Interoperability of 100G Channels at ECOC

ECOC TV Covers the OIF Interoperability Demo