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OFC offers an industry update on the latest optical networks and optical components advances. Our summary focuses on system trends for disaggregation, open-line systems, purpose-built DCI, and optical integration into switch-routers.


  • Disaggregation products keep advancing. The ICPs are driving disaggregation and optical white-box advances as they focus on solving their specific problems.

Features and Benefits

  • Assesses the impact of optics within data center switches
  • Shows a complete list of disaggregated solutions and open-line systems and the players behind them.

Key questions answered

  • Who are the new players in the disaggregated space?
  • What is the benefit to OXC?

Table of contents


  • In brief
  • Ovum view
  • Recommendations

ON System highlights from OFC 2017

  • New disaggregated solutions
  • SDN transport matures
  • Use cases for SDN transport
  • Hybrid SDN
  • Bandwidth-on-demand services
  • Beyond 200G solutions are arriving in 2017
  • Optical Cross-Connect poised for a comeback


  • Further reading
  • Author

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