• Technical Conference:  05 – 09 March 2023
  • Exhibition: 07 – 09 March 2023
  • San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California, USA

Panel I: Scaling Datacenter Interconnect

Tuesday, 08 March 11:30 – 13:00
Theater II

Session Description:

Cloud and datacenter operators will review the methods and ideas they are exploring to scale data center interconnect designs while improving performance. These operators need to increase operational efficiency as traffic increases and are considering concepts such as pluggable coherent, disaggregated optical equipment, and open line systems. In this panel operators will share how they are considering these concepts to make the backbones of their global data centers scalable and sustainable.


Eve Griliches, Product Marketing Manager, Cisco Systems Inc., USA


Lisa Bickford, Senior Technical Program Manager, Network Operations, Google, USA

Mattias Fridström, Vice President & Chief Evangelist, Arelion, USA

Jeff Rahn, Backbone Optical Network Engineer, Meta, USA