Ethernet & SDN Expo will focus on how the convergence of Carrier Ethernet 2.0 and emerging carrier software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualisation (NFV) technologies will accelerate the ability of operators to develop and deliver more scalable, dynamic, and customized services and applications more rapidly, over much more efficient networks. It is co-locating with Interop New York.
CableLabs is spearheading efforts to develop a proposal that uses coherent optics to dramatically boost the capacity of hybrid fibre coaxial networks, reports Andy Extance
Systems vendors are using intelligent software to squeeze more performance from optical networks. Pauline Rigby reports on developments at OFC 2017