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12 February 2024

OIF showcasing interoperability at OFC with record 47 member companies

The Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF) says that at the Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition (OFC 2024) in San Diego, CA, USA (24-28 March) a record 47 member companies are showcasing the interoperable solutions that are addressing the unprecedented demand for next-generation data-center networking, artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML) and disaggregation applications.

OIF’s OFC demo this year features nine new participating companies and marks a 38% increase in participants compared with the OFC 2023 demo. The live and interactive multi-vendor demonstrations in booth #1323 feature interoperability solutions in 800ZR, 400ZR and OpenZR+ optics, Energy Efficient Interfaces (EEI) & Co-Packaging, Common Electrical I/O (CEI) channels and Common Management Interface Specification (CMIS) implementations that are addressing the speed, power and density challenges that will define the industry landscape for the next decade.

“OFC 2024 serves as an unparalleled platform for OIF members to spotlight their collaborative efforts in driving the evolution of optical networking solutions,” says Alphawave Semi’s Mike Klempa, OIF Physical & Link Layer Interoperability Working Group chair. “This year’s historic, largest-ever interoperability demonstration not only underscores the capabilities of OIF member companies in addressing the industry’s pressing demands, but will also unveil multiple industry-firsts.”

The demos spotlight the combined efforts of system vendors, component vendors and test equipment vendors, underscoring their significant contributions to advancing technology adoption in both present and future networks. Participating member companies are Adtran; Alphawave Semi; Amphenol; Anritsu; AOI; Astera Labs; Ayar Labs; Broadcom Inc.; Cadence Design Systems Inc; Casela Technologies; CICT/Accelink; Ciena; Cisco Systems; Coherent Corp; Corning; Eoptolink; EXFO; HGGenuine; Hisense; Infinera; Juniper Networks; Keysight Technologies; Lessengers; Linktel Technologies; Lumentum; Luxshare-Tech; MACOM Technology Solutions; Marvell; Molex; MultiLane; NEC; Nokia; Nubis Communications Inc.; O-Net Technologies; Optomind; Precision Optical Technologies Inc.; Quantifi Photonics; Samtec; Semtech; Senko Advanced Components; Sumitomo Electric Industries; Synopsys; TE Connectivity; US Conec; Viavi Solutions; Wilder Technologies and Wistron.

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