Jump to Content

Drivers and applications of optical technologies for Internet Data Center networks

Paul Schultz
Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition (OFC/NFOEC), 2011 and the National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, pp. 1-3


The rise of large-scale Data Centers to power the Internet infrastructure is driving new architectural directions for optical networking. This paper highlights these architectural options and discusses technology building blocks for scaling inter-Datacenter connectivity.

Research Areas