Features

03 February 2017

Commercial development of quantum key distribution is coming just in time to meet the security threat from quantum computers, finds Andy Extance

03 February 2017

CommScope is excited about the future of optical connectivity in access and enterprise networks, writes Beth Harlen

26 October 2016

Online exclusive - Corning's Ian Davis discusses the selection of fibre types for operators with more modest data transmission requirements

03 October 2016

The Consortium for On-Board Optics (COBO) is looking to change networking equipment permanently. Andy Extance finds out why

16 September 2016

Correct cleaning of fibre-optic connectors is the single most powerful practice that network operators have to future-proof their network, argues Ed Forrest

16 September 2016

Dr Marc Bohn gives a systems vendor’s perspective on the emergence of silicon photonics based components in coherent metro and long-haul optical networks

16 September 2016

Scaling the capacity delivered by optical systems is becoming increasingly difficult, even as data traffic continues to grow exponentially. Pauline Rigby investigates new techniques that could postpone the inevitable ‘capacity crunch’

16 September 2016

Pauline Rigby speaks to Xilinx about the burgeoning opportunities for programmable devices in data centre and cloud computing markets

08 June 2016

In less than a decade, everything could be connected to the Internet of Things. What impact will this have on the businesses of optical transport vendors, wonders Rebecca Pool

07 June 2016

Has silicon photonics passed a critical threshold – the tipping point – after which the technology’s spread and influence become pervasive? Roy Rubenstein investigates

07 June 2016

Silicon technology has powered rapid advances in coherent optical communication. Now silicon’s progress is set to slow, but that’s just one of many concerns the industry is preparing to overcome, finds Andy Extance

17 March 2016

The shift to cloud computing is placing great scrutiny on the security of data as it travels through the network. Jonathan Homa explains how optical systems vendors can help businesses to protect their data

 

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