Why optics are extra necessary than ever for top efficiency routing (Half 2 of 6): Cisco Optics Podcast Episode 30


Episode 30 of the Cisco Optics Podcast is now posted! See beneath for episode notes.

Cisco Optics Podcast Episode 30

Why optics are extra necessary than ever for top finish routing, with Ammar Khan. Half 2 of 6.

Cisco’s 8000 Sequence Router modified the sport in excessive finish routers, largely due to the Silicon One ASIC. It additionally launched to the trade among the first 400G ports together with Cisco’s QSFP-DD kind issue pluggable optics. In Episode 30, we proceed our dialog with Ammar Khan, Product Administration Chief for the 8000 Sequence Router. On this episode we be taught concerning the 8000 router’s innovation exterior of the Silicon One ASIC.

– Pat Chou, Cisco Optics Product Supervisor

Ammar acquired his BSEE on the College of Oklahoma and an MBA from Santa Clara College. He began his profession as member of technical workers at an ASIC emulation start-up, the place he labored on innovative ASIC and FPGA designs. His first foray into networking system design was at one other startup based mostly out of Massachusetts. He then moved to Broadcom by the corporate’s acquisition and launched and managed merchandise with over $250M in income. In 2010 he moved to Ericsson’s IP Division and outlined their edge router line with an annual income of over $150M. Ammar joined Cisco in 2018 and has been with the 8000 Sequence Router crew for over 4 and half years. He has labored on numerous areas of the 8000 product line, together with mounted and modular programs, line playing cards, materials, optics, platform safety, and extra.

Associated hyperlinks

Cisco Optics-to-Gadget Compatibility Matrix

Cisco Optics-to-Optics Interoperability Matrix

Cisco Optics Product Data

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3:15     Linux based mostly
5:00     Thermal design innovation
5:49     Excessive velocity sign challenges
6:53     Fan trays

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