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Fiber Optic Communication Technologies: What’s Needed for Datacenter Network Operations

Xiaoxue Zhao
Valey Kamalov
Vijay Gill
IEEE Communications Magazine, vol. Vol.48 No.7 (2010)


The authors review the growing trend of warehouse-scale mega-datacenter computing, the Internet transformation driven by mega-datacenter applications, and the opportunities and challenges for fiber optic communication technologies to support the growth of mega-datacenter computing in the next three to four years.

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