March Tech Roundup from EPS Global

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Written by: EPS Global 3/31/2022
February 2022 Tech Roundup from EPS Global

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[Episode 1] Open Networking and the Global Chip Shortage - Kelly LeBlanc, Pica8

[Episode 1] Open Networking and the Global Chip Shortage - Kelly LeBlanc, Pica8

The modern world runs on microchips. They drive our cars, run our smart homes, and allow us to communicate at lightning speed. 2020 to 2021 has seen a two-sided squeeze on the global chip market as the Covid-19 Global Pandemic accelerated already unprecedented demand and supply was restricted by extreme weather events, trade wars, and a global slowdown. How can service providers maintain access to supply chains while not compromising on security and quality on their networks?
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TIP Open Optical & Packet Transport – Driving sustainable innovation

TIP Open Optical & Packet Transport – Driving sustainable innovation

Since the launch of the TIP Open Optical & Packet Transport (OOPT) project group in 2016, it has been very exciting to see how the world’s major service providers, technology suppliers, system integrators and researchers have worked together towards building a more open, flexible and efficient network infrastructure.
EPS are delighted to see our partners VTS and UGrid highlighted here by the Telecom Infra Project.
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100G Core Router Unboxing - Jericho2 Leaf (AS7926-40XKFB)

100G Core Router Unboxing - Jericho2 Leaf (AS7926-40XKFB)

In this edition Senior Systems Engineer Barry McGinley takes a look at Edgecore Networks Corporation AS7926-40XKFB Open Core Router - powered by Broadcom Inc.'s Jericho2 DNX Silicon and containing Intel Corporation's XEON 8 core CPU.
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8 Curious Facts about Semiconductors

8 Curious Facts about Semiconductors

Every electronic device we interact with today is packed full of semiconductors. Behind the scenes in our cars, phones, laptops and smart appliances is an orchestra of tiny components each with a specific function, coming together to create a symphony. But what exactly is a semiconductor and how exactly do they work? This blog will give you some quick facts about the tiny components running your day-to-day life.
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Upcoming Podcast: How can Open Networking meet the Challenge of the Climate Crisis?

Upcoming Podcast: How can Open Networking meet the Challenge of the Climate Crisis?

For every tweet, blog post or photo there is a physical manifestation somewhere in the world. These manifestations are data centers.
The carbon footprint of Data Centers and their energy usage has come into sharp focus as climate targets loom and the climate crisis intensifies. How can open networking meet this challenge and bridge this gap?
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Simplify DWDM Optical Networks with OpenZR+

Simplify DWDM Optical Networks with OpenZR+

OpenZR+ is the latest addition to DWDM implementation that spawned from the need to transport data faster and over longer distances in order for service providers to better control their infrastructure capex and opex. In this article we explore the evolution and benefits of DWDM technology and how OpenZR+ can help service providers build efficient, converged IP/optical networks.
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4 Reasons ICS/OT Networks Need Improved Visibility

4 Reasons ICS/OT Networks Need Improved Visibility

IT and OT networks have converged, new technologies have been deployed, and resources remain constrained. Now more than ever, organizations need a strong security strategy to protect and defend their networks against adversaries.
The first step in implementing a new security strategy is improving network visibility. You can’t secure what you can’t see! This blog discuss methods and techniques for improving the overall visibility fabric.
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Product Announcements

x86 Rackmount Network Appliances with Intel Xeon D-1700 LCC & D-2700 HCC Multi-core CPUs

x86 Rackmount Network Appliances with Intel Xeon D-1700 LCC & D-2700 HCC Multi-core CPUs

Lanner has just released the NCA-4030 and the NCA-4035, 1U rackmount network security appliances powered by Intel’s Xeon® D-1700 LCC & D-2700 HCC multi-core processors (codenamed Ice Lake D), built on the modern Ice Lake 10nm process.

NCA-4030 NCA-4035
• Intel Xeon D-1700 4~10 Cores • Intel Xeon D-2700 10~20 Cores
• 4x DDR4 2933 MHz, Max. 128GB • 4x DDR4 3200 MHz, Max. 256GB
• 1x GbE RJ45, 4x 1G RJ45, 4x 10G SFP+ • 4x 10G SFP+ Or 2x 25G SFP28 (By SKU)
• 2x NIC Slots, 1x RJ45 Console, 2x USB 3.0 • 10x GbE RJ45, 2 Pairs Of Bypass, 1x RJ45 Console, 2x USB 2.0
• 2x2.5" Internal HDD/SSD Bays, 1x M.2 2242 • 1x NIC Slot, 3x M.2 (SATA)
• 1x PCIE*8 FH/HL (Optional), 1x Pigeon LTE Module (Optional) • 1x Gen4 PCIe*8, 1x Gen4 PCIe*16
• Intel QuickAssist Technology (By SKU) • Intel QuickAssist Technology (By SKU)
• 3x Fans, 450W 1+1 Redundant PSUs • 300W 1+1 Redundant PSUs or 350W Single PSU
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400GE Data Center Switch - UfiSpace

400GE Data Center Switch - UfiSpace

UfiSpace has just launched their OpenZR+ enabled disaggregated cell-site gateway, the UfiSpace S9510-28DC, which helps modernize your network to address the changing needs of backhaul transport requirements as service providers make the transition from legacy technologies towards a converged IP/optical 5G network.

Equipped with dual 100GE/400GE QSFP-DD OpenZR+ ports and rich timing interfaces, the S9510-28DC makes long-haul deployments simpler, more cost effective and ensures industry wide interoperability with OpenZR+ ecosystem.

Features

  • Rich NOS Ecosystem
  • 24 x 1/10/25GE SFP28 ports
  • 2 x 40/100GE QSFP28 ports
  • 2 x 100/400GE QSFP-DD ports with FlexE support
  • Full SyncE and IEEE 1558v2 (T-GM, T-BC/OC, T-TC)
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March Tech Roundup from EPS Global

Open Networking and the Global Chip Shortage Podcast, Unboxing a 100G Core Router and more - March Tech Roundup from EPS Global

Open Networking and the Global Chip Shortage Podcast, Unboxing a 100G Core Router and more - March Tech Roundup from EPS Global


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