• A Hybrid Conference – In-Person and Virtual Presentations
  • Technical Conference:  24 – 28 March 2024
  • Exhibition: 26 – 28 March 2024
  • San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California, USA

Defining 800ZR and 800LR; An OIF Update

Wednesday, 08 March, 13:00 – 14:00

Theater II

Session Description:

What comes after the successful deployment of 400ZR coherent pluggable modules? A panel of OIF industry experts will highlight the standardization work in progress to enable interoperable 800ZR and 800LR specifications for deployment of the next core network architecture components as well as looking to bring coherent networking into the datacenter. With panel presentations from representatives of the DSP, optics, equipment and end-user communities, this will ensure a lively discussion on what to expect to enable the higher network capacities the industry needs for future networking technologies.

Organized by: 



Karl Gass, OIF Physical & Link Layer Working Group Optical Vice Chair, USA


Josef Berger, Associate Vice President, Optical and Copper Connectivity Group, Marvell Technology, USA

Sebastien Gareau, Systems Architect, Ciena, USA

Scott Wilkinson, Lead Analyst, Network Components, Cignal AI, USA

Tom Williams, Director of Technical Marketing, Cisco Systems, USA