Running Out of Bandwidth? Take a Fresh Look at 100G

Running Out of Bandwidth? Take a Fresh Look at 100G

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Every service provider worries about running out of bandwidth and with mobile device network additions growing four times faster than the population, the bandwidth concern is becoming a reality. Network connectivity over the highest-bandwidth metro, regional, or core portions of networks requires dense wavelength-division multiplexing (DWDM) transport technology.

Early 100G DWDM solutions suffered from high prices, poor performance, high power consumption, and poor use of space, compared to 10G. But, a more recent period of 100G investment is now producing:

  • Higher scale
  • Better performance
  • Lower power consumption
  • Smaller form factors
  • And compelling price points

This white paper describes each of these technological advances and how a 100G benefit in scale can even be accomplished with existing, fully depreciated, legacy 10G DWDM systems.

Vendor:
Cisco Systems, Inc.
Posted:
15 Aug 2014
Published:
15 Aug 2014
Format:
PDF
Length:
4 Page(s)
Type:
White Paper
Language:
English
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