OCP Interview, IP Infusion Pro, Explainer Videos and more - April Tech Roundup from EPS Global

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Written by: EPS Global 4/30/2021
April Tech Roundup from EPS Global


What does golf in the Hamptons, Pearl Jam and open networking have in common?

We answer this question in this month's Tech Roundup, along with short explainer videos on the disaggregated cell site gateway, OOPT from the Telecom Infra Project, how to's from Edgecore Networks, we announce the IPInfusion Pro launch and give you an opportunity to watch a replay of our webinar with IPI - back by popular demand.

Enjoy and stay safe!

What's New?

OCP's SP Spotlight: One man's journey into Open Networking via Dublin, New York and Glasgow

From teaching golf in the Hamptons, to Pearl Jam, to open disaggregated networking... this is not your average tech talk. Steve Helvie from the OCP interviews Barry McGinley, our Senior Technical Engineer, as part of the OCP's Solution Provider Spotlight series. We hope you enjoy listening to it as much as Barry enjoys talking!
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Simplify your procurement model with integrated web-scale networking solutions

IP Infusion PRO solutions integrate pre-loaded OcNOS®, a robust and scalable network operating system, with industry leading web-scale open switching platforms from Edgecore Networks, eliminating the traditional integration pain points for channel partners and network operators. Available now from EPS.
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Pica8 Announces Record Investment Round, Names New Board Members

Pica8, the original open networking software provider, now setting its sights on meeting F500 enterprise customer demands for software defined networking (SDN) solutions not offered by legacy vendors such as Cisco, announced today that it has raised over $20 million in Series C funding.
Read the Press Release here.

Media Center

Cell Site Gateway
Why do Service Providers begin their Network Disaggregation at the Cell Site Gateway?

What is a Disaggregated Cell Site Gateway? Why is it required immediately? How hard is it to implement? How can it enable 5G? Our Senior Technical Engineer explains all in this short video.
View the video here.

 

How to install Open Network Linux on your network switch

This article from Edgecore Networks shows you how to install Open Network Linux on Edgecore's range of x86 switches.
View guide.

OOPT
What is the OOPT Solution by the Telecom Infra Project?

The Open Optical & Packet Transport group is a project group within Telecom Infra Project that works on the definition of open technologies, architectures and interfaces in Optical and IP Networking.
In this short video, Barry McGinley gives an end-to-end overview of the hardware that sits at each stage from the end user out to the internet.
View the video here.

 

 
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UfiSpace Webinar
Build Flexibility into your Network at the Cell Site Gateway - On Demand Webinar

Catch up on our latest webinar with UfiSpace where we provided insights into why telecom service providers are beginning their open disaggregation journey at the cell site with disaggregated cell site gateways and the benefits achieved by doing so.
View guide.

 

Product Announcements

200GBASE-SR4 QSFP56 Optical Transceiver from II-VI

FTCC8612E1PCM QSFP56 SR4 transceiver modules are designed for use in Gigabit Ethernet links on up to 70m on OM3 MMF or 100m on OM4 MMF. They are compliant with the QSFP MSA and portions of IEEE P802.3-2018. Digital diagnostic functions are available via the I2C interface, as defined by the CMIS 4.0. The optical transceiver is RoHS compliant as described in Application Note AN-2038.

  • Four-channel full-duplex transceiver module
  • Hot-pluggable QSFP56 form factor
  • Supports 212.5Gb/s aggregate bit rate
  • Maximum link length of 100m on OM4 Multimode Fiber
  • 200GAUI-4 C2M electrical interface (4x50Gb/s PAM4 retimed)
  • 4x50Gb/s PAM4 VCSEL transmitter
  • Maximum power dissipation: 5.5W
  • Operating case temperature range: 0°C to 70°C
  • Single 3.3V power supply
  • MPO-12 connector

Learn More

Upcoming Events

IP Infusion Webinar
Data Center and Service Provider Solutions with IP Infusion

13th May 2021, 8am PT / 11am EST / 4pm GMT
About This Webinar:

  • Disaggregated Cell Site Gateways are critical to 5G
  • Managed Services can be made more profitable with SD Open Edge (uCPE)
  • Operators can increase bandwidth for the lowest cost per bit with Open Packet Optical Solutions
  • We'll also briefly explore IPI's data center capabilities, representing certainty amidst an evolving industry landscape. Please join us!

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OCP Interview, IP Infusion Pro, Explainer Videos and more - April Tech Roundup from EPS Global

What does golf in the Hamptons, Pearl Jam and open networking have in common?

We answer this question in this month's Tech Roundup, along with short explainer videos on the disaggregated cell site gateway, OOPT from the Telecom Infra Project, how to's from Edgecore Networks, we announce the IPInfusion Pro launch and give you an opportunity to watch a replay of our webinar with IPI - back by popular demand.

What does golf in the Hamptons, Pearl Jam and open networking have in common?

We answer this question in this month's Tech Roundup, along with short explainer videos on the disaggregated cell site gateway, OOPT from the Telecom Infra Project, how to's from Edgecore Networks, we announce the IPInfusion Pro launch and give you an opportunity to watch a replay of our webinar with IPI - back by popular demand.


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