Latest fibre optics publications
Data Centre Networks The largest transformation in the DC industry since ‘Cloud’ is ‘Edge’, with Edge DC’s bringing power, connectivity, and compute resources physically closer to where those assets are used. A wide range of next generation applications will be supported by Edge data centres providing customers with lower latency, higher security, and greater control… Read More
As businesses find new ways to serve customers, staff and partners it is no surprise that the past year has experienced more demand for data than in the previous six years combined.
Copper wires have formed the backbone of the communications network since 1911, and are currently used to deliver broadband services across much of the country, to individuals, organizations, and businesses.
A research team at University College London has set a new record for internet speed – double the data transmission speed of any system currently at use in the world. The university announced that the team, working with Xtera and KDDI Research, achieved a data transmission rate of 178TB/second: a speed at which one could… Read More
A new technique that synchronises computer clocks in under a billionth of a second could pave the way for “all-optical” networks, potentially leading to dramatically more efficient data centres.
All-optical networks use light photons instead of traditional electronic circuitry to transmit and route data between servers in a data centre.