[j-nsp] Optical integration - optical IMUX

Richard A Steenbergen ras at e-gerbil.net
Thu Feb 1 14:38:14 EST 2007

On Thu, Feb 01, 2007 at 03:58:45PM +0100, Niels Bakker wrote:
> * gmartine at opentransit.net (German Martinez) [Thu 01 Feb 2007, 15:42 CET]:
> >http://www.juniper.net/company/newsletter/jnews_article_070101.html
> >
> >What will be the diffence of running this or running 4 links in 
> >paralel?
> Three fibers, looks like.  And some bad-ass handwaving about alien 
> waveforms.

Aka everyone wants a cool new "40G interface", but nobody wants to 
actually pay the price for true 40G serial optics when 10G is the biggest 
thing available as a cheap commodity. Now if only someone could explain 
this to the 100GE crowd. :P

Richard A Steenbergen <ras at e-gerbil.net>       http://www.e-gerbil.net/ras
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