Explained: Cisco's 40G BiDi optics for the data center

April 22, 2014
In-depth video discussion by Cisco's director of product management, Thomas Scheibe.

In a new video, Cisco's director of product management, Thomas Scheibe, thoroughly explains the operation of the company's recently released 40 Gbps BiDi transceiver optics for the data center.

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The discussion touches upon the particulars of 10G to 40G data center transitions and ToR applications, while also illuminating recent standards developments in the area of data center fiber-optics. Special attention is paid to the importance of data center cabling infrastructure in the use of the new transceivers.

Watch the video here.

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Matt Vincent | Senior Editor

Matt Vincent is a B2B technology journalist, editor and content producer with over 15 years of experience, specializing in the full range of media content production and management, as well as SEO and social media engagement best practices, for both Cabling Installation & Maintenance magazine and its website CablingInstall.com. He currently provides trade show, company, executive and field technology trend coverage for the ICT structured cabling, telecommunications networking, data center, IP physical security, and professional AV vertical market segments. Email: [email protected]

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