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Sumitomo Electric Demonstrates 400G Solutions

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March 24, 2015
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., a leading global provider of advanced optical solutions, and Xilinx, a leading provider of All Programmable devices, will conduct a joint 400 Gbps Ethernet technology demonstration at OFC 2015 which is taking place March 24 - 26 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

This demonstration will showcase the industry's first single-chip 400 GbE solution featuring the Xilinx Virtex® UltraScale™ VU095 device connected to four sets of Sumitomo Electric CFP4 LR4 modules. Sumitomo Electric's latest CFP4 LR4 modules (SFF1400L4) are used in conjunction with the Xilinx Virtex® UltraScale™ VCU109 board and Xilinx's 400 GbE MAC/PCS IP with 16 x 25G direct transceiver connections. The demonstration shows a solution leading the way for 400 Gbps transmission and support the growing demand for high-speed networking. The demonstration will also feature industry interoperability.

This demonstration showcase will be held throughout OFC 2015 at Xilinx, Booth 729

Visit us at OFC: Sumitomo Electric, Booth 1625

About Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. produces a wide range of products from optical fibers, cables and components to electronic devices and automotive parts. Through effective research and diversification, Sumitomo Electric has become one of the world's leading companies in information and communication technology. The company operates in more than 40 countries, employing 220,000 people. Sumitomo Electric reported group net sales of $25 billion for the fiscal year ended March 2014. For more information, visit http://global-sei.com

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