Here’s a set of vendor news items from this week worth keeping up with:
Sabey Data Centers is partnering up with JetCool Technologies to work on advanced cooling solutions. JetCool specializes in liquid cooling solutions that target chip hotspots with precise microjets. The idea is to keep things cool enough to support higher computing density without extensive facility modifications.
Nokia has launched its latest line of next generation routers. The new 7730 SXR platforms will target smaller network location out at the edge, leveraging Nokia’s new FPcx silicon, SR Linux operating system, and NSP automation. Lots of new stuff in there aimed at improving the operation of service provider networks.
Ciena has won some DCI upgrade business in Latin America. EdgeUno will be using their Waveserver 5 platform, WaveLogic 5 Nano 400ZR coherent pluggables, and supporting technology to improve their infrastructure in both Brazil and Mexico. The upgrade gives them twice the bandwidth per wavelength as well as lower latency and improved operational simplicity.
Ribbon Communications has picked up some business in the education vertical. Texas A&M University will be using Ribbon’s NPT IP Routing for wireless backhaul. The solution supports the private 5G research network run by the TAMU research community, connecting the ITEC labs with other key locations on the main campus, the RELLIS campus, and the public safety training area at Disaster City
And Infinera’s plan to dive into the coherent pluggables market took another step forward this week. The optical networking vendor says that its ICE-X intelligent coherent pluggables line will be compliant with the Build America, Buy America requirements of the BEAD program. Infinera produces the technology at its California fab and does its testing and packaging in Pennsylvania.
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