SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- PMC-Sierra, Inc. (PMC®) (NASDAQ:PMCS), the semiconductor and software solutions innovator transforming networks that connect, move and store big data, will join AT&T, Ciena and Verizon in a panel discussion about the State of 100G OTN Switched Optical Networking at the Lightwave Optical Summit, on July 15, 2014, at the Renaissance Hotel in Austin, Texas.
WHY: The Lightwave Optical Summit is a forum for industry leaders to highlight immediate challenges and provide innovative, practical solutions in optical communications in the Americas. Attendees include carriers, data center and enterprise network managers, system developers and suppliers of components and subsystems.
Babak Samimi, Vice President of Marketing & Applications, PMC
Mike Freiberger, Principal Engineer, Verizon
Michael Adams, Vice President, Product and Technology, Ciena
Dr. James King, Assistant Vice President, Optical Platforms, AT&T Labs
WHAT: This panel will discuss the state of 100G OTN networking and deployment readiness, including the latest developments in equipment, optics and OTN processing semiconductors. The panel will also discuss the key trends and challenges coming ahead with the emergence of software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) in optical networking and next-generation optical fiber transmission, examining flexible optical channels and what’s beyond 100G.
WHEN: July 15th, 2014, 4 p.m. CDT
WHERE: The Renaissance Hotel, Austin, Texas
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