- Speaker: Niall Robinson, VP, global business development, ADVA Optical Networking
- Topics: Is There Still a Role for Non-Coherent Transport?
- When: Tuesday, June 20, 12:05 p.m.
- Where: Next Generation Optical Networking 2017, Palais des Congrès Acropolis, Nice, France
With the rise of short-reach metro and data center interconnect (DCI) networks, the past five years has seen a battle ensue between direct detect technology and coherent alternatives. In this session, Niall Robinson will discuss why coherent solutions have begun to dominate the market as well as the special role of PAM4. And, with the need for ever-growing capacity, he will explore just how far direct detect technology could be extended.