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How Optics Enable a Mobile, Connected World

By OFC | Posted: 24 March 2015

The plenary session at this year's OFC conference featured three industry experts who spoke on the future of transport networks, the underappreciated role that undersea fiber optic cables play in connecting our modern world, and the potential dangers of entrusting activities traditionally performed by humans to increasingly inscrutable algorithms.

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OFC Co-Sponsors Recognize Leaders in Optics

By OFC | Posted: 24 March 2015

The annual OFC awards luncheon, held Tuesday, 24 March 2015, recognizes winners and new Fellows from OFC’s three sponsoring societies: IEEE Communications Society, IEEE Photonics Society and The Optical Society.  The program highlighted excellence among students, scientists and industry professionals.

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Enabling the Cloud Using Optics

By Casimer DeCusatis, Ph.D. | Posted: 24 March 2015

As the OFC conference gets into full swing, I decided to spend some time looking at the clouds.  Not the fluffy white ones outside the Los Angeles Convention Center, of course, but the symposium on enabling the cloud that attracts leading cloud, internet, and telecom service providers. It seems that everyone is interested in cloud computing, and most experts agree that the multi-billion dollar cloud market will continue its double digit growth rates throughout 2015. So it’s hardly a surprise that OFC attendees want to understand how to enable the cloud through optical networking and related technologies.

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Daily Wrap - Tuesday

By OFC Staff | Posted: 24 March 2015

Monday morning's Executive Forum panel was billed as focusing on understanding perspectives from global tier 1 carriers on several key topics in communications infrastructure, and it did not disappoint. What the audience was treated to was deep insight from three subject matter experts.

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The Promise of Software-Defined Networking

By OFC | Posted: 23 March 2015

Software-defined networking (SDN) was the focus of technical session #M2H, “Enabling the Cloud: Unleashing the Capabilities of Emerging Flexible Optical Transport through SDN and NFV I.”

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Executive Forum Part 2: Walking a Mile in Verizon's Shoes

By OFC | Posted: 23 March 2015

Rounding out Monday morning's Executive Forum panel on key topics in communications infrastructure was Glenn Wellbrock, the director of optical transport planning at Verizon.

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Executive Forum Part 1: Global Perspectives on the Future of Optical Communication

By OFC | Posted: 23 March 2015

Monday morning's Executive Forum panel was billed as focusing on understanding perspectives from global tier 1 carriers on several key topics in communications infrastructure, and it did not disappoint. What the audience was treated to was deep insight from three subject matter experts.
 

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How Mobile Drives Optical Fiber Needs

By OFC | Posted: 23 March 2015

Seventeen percent of global Web usage is accounted for by mobile traffic, said Martin Birk of AT&T Labs, Res. This trend is growing everywhere in the world, and its growing fast.

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One Good Thing to Come of the Dot-Com Bust

By OFC | Posted: 23 March 2015

Witness the dot-com boom and bust: a heady time toward the end of the millennium when venture capital funds flowed quickly into internet firms, company valuations were sometimes based on little more than web hits, launch parties boasted A-list celebs, and expectations (not to mention stock prices) were often unreasonably high.

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A Side of Google Most People Will Never See

By OFC | Posted: 23 March 2015

Google is synonymous with internet search. The company also has a suite of well-known applications like Gmail, Google Maps, the Android operating system and the Chrome browser. Google drive and its associated calendar, word processing and spreadsheet apps are ubiquitous. And above all, Google continues to dominate online searches with its eponymous engine—and made it perhaps the only company ever whose name entered the English language as a verb.

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