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SK Telecom Teams with Equinix on Quantum Cryptography Network Protection

Feb. 10, 2022: SK Telecom (NYSE:SKM) of South Korea today announced an agreement with digital infrastructure company Equinix to expand the quantum business including ‘QKD as a Service (QaaS)’ in Korean and overseas markets. The companies agreed to build a QKD environment in Equinix’s SL1 data center located in Sangam-dong, Seoul, using Equinix interconnection and digital […]

Astera Labs Targets 400/800G Ethernet Connectivity Bottlenecks with Smart Cable Modules

SANTA CLARA, CA, U.S. – November 15, 2021 – Astera Labs, a maker of connectivity solutions for intelligent systems, today announced its new Taurus Smart Cable Module (Taurus SCM) portfolio designed to overcome performance bottlenecks in data center Switch-to-Switch and Switch-to-Server interconnects running up to 100G/Lane for 200/400/800 GbE. The Taurus SCM enables cloud system […]

What’s Needed for High-Fidelity, Low-Latency HPC Network Monitoring at 100Gbps

Enterprise migration to 100Gbps network speeds continues to accelerate, with high-performance computing (HPC) data centers leading the charge. According to data from Crehan Research, 100 and 25 Gbps Ethernet speeds rose 40 percent year-over-year in 2020, with more growth expected over the next several years. HPC use cases, like financial trading, oil and gas, pharmaceutical, 3D rendering and modeling, meteorology, and other types of research benefit significantly from the increased speed of 100Gbps, but are also highly sensitive to issues like jitter and latency.

Open Eye Consortium Announces 50Gbps LR1 and LR4 Specs for 5G

Dec. 15, 2020 — The Open Eye Consortium (Open Eye MSA) announced two new specifications targeted for 50Gbps per lane applications: LR1 and LR4 for 10 kilometers, based on the CWDM4 wavelength grid, over a single mode fiber. These new specifications complement the Open Eye MSA’s previously released single and multi-mode specifications. The Open Eye […]