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Delivering scale out data center networking with optics — Why and how

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1 Author(s)
Amin Vahdat ; Google/UC San Diego

Vast majority of computation, storage, and communication will take place in data centers in the years ahead. Building balanced systems today requires Pb/sec networks. Exabit/sec networks are not far behind. Tremendous opportunity for optics to define what it means to perform communication in the data center is presented.

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Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition (OFC/NFOEC), 2012 and the National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference

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4-8 March 2012