CFP2 ecosystem for 40G/100G data center is assembled

April 2, 2013
CFP MSA announced its completion of CFP2 specs for 40G/100G optical transceivers at last month's OFC/NFOEC 2013.

At the recent OFC/NFOEC 2013, Avago Technologies (NASDAQ: AVGO), Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ: FNSR), Fujitsu Optical Components Limited, Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCLR) and Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.announced their participation in the completion of specifications defining the electrical and physical requirements for the 40Gbps and 100Gbps CFP2 optical transceiver products and systems.

The CFP MSA member companies and interest groups showcased a broad range of CFP2 products and systems at last month’s exhibition in Anaheim, featuring a technology ecosystem including CFP2 modules, systems and test equipment. Other companies displaying CFP2 technology at the show included: Altera; Ericsson; InPhi; JDSU; Juniper Networks; and NeoPhotonics.

The CFP2 specifications document is now available at the CFP Multi-Source Agreement (MSA) website:

Related: Panduit, Avago partner to blast 40Gb/s over 550m multimode fiber reach

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