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Sumitomo Electric Offers Suite of 100 GbE Solutions at OFC
Enables Carriers and Hyperscale Users to Maximize the Cloud

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March 23, 2016
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., a leading global provider of advanced optical solutions, will showcase its portfolio of 100 GbE components and module connectivity options for data center networking, clients, and line side applications at OFC 2016.

100 GbE is becoming common in long haul applications while data center interconnectivity is the largest factor in the growth of metro networks. Large carriers and hyperscale computing users are investing heavily in cloud services, which has created demand for100 GbE.

As first to market with 100GBASE-LR4 transceivers, Sumitomo Electric has responded quickly in enabling vendors to offer 100 GbE connectivity. To support 100 GbE hyperscale customers and high-capacity systems, its portfolio includes

  • 25 Gb/s TOSAs/ROSAs, direct or externally modulated lasers, and PIN and APD receivers
  • 100 GbE CFP, CFP4, and QSFP28 with continued investment in next-generation 200 GbE/400 GbE

Sumitomo Electric continues to lead in innovation and technology to help customers with time to market for next generation complex systems. Sumitomo Electric Device Innovations USA's Director of Marketing will be presenting at OFC's Market Watch Panel "The Promising Market of 100 G and Beyond Pluggable Devices-Talk with Experts."

Visit Sumitomo Electric Device Innovations at Booth 2601 to learn more and see product demonstrations.

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