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Industry Standards Report

Industry Standards Update

Below are some highlights of active projects from committee meetings during the third quarter of 2019.

Industry Standards Update

Industry Standards Update

Read highlights of active projects from committee meetings during the third quarter of 2019. These include developments in standards for single-pair...

The Market Has Spoken: OM4, Single-Mode Leave No Place for Unproven OM5

The Market Has Spoken: OM4, Single-Mode Leave No Place for Unproven OM5

Due to new transceivers, coupled with customer needs and network requirements, the market is ignoring the new, unproven OM5 cable and sticking with...

IEEE votes down a next-gen 200 Gb/s standard that would have benefitted OM5

IEEE votes down a next-gen 200 Gb/s standard that would have benefitted OM5

IEEE 802.3 meeting, the Next-Gen Multimode 200 and 400 Gb/s study group voted down physical layer specification that supports 200 Gb/s operation over...

New IEEE Standard Brings 200 Gb/s and 400 Gb/s to Data Centers

New IEEE Standard Brings 200 Gb/s and 400 Gb/s to Data Centers

After four years in committee, the IEEE 802.3bs fiber standard for 200 and 400 Gb/s networks was approved yesterday.