Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Coriant Unveils 1 RU Data Center Interconnect Platform

Coriant unveiled a stackable data center interconnect (DCI) platform packaging 3.2 terabits of capacity in a compact 1RU form factor.

The Coriant Groove G30 DCI Platform boasts up to six times higher system density and up to 70% better power efficiency than comparable offerings.  Coriant said its platform simplifies provisioning of 10G, 40G, and 100G Wide Area Network (WAN) cloud connectivity services in metro, regional, and long haul DCI applications while offering a pay-as-you-grow approach that enables the lowest startup costs, cost-effective scalability, and reduced equipment sparing costs. It supports dynamically adjustable modulation formats (16QAM, 8QAM, QPSK) to deliver cost-optimized optical reach in both metro and long haul applications

"Coriant is changing the game in data center interconnect with a breakthrough solution that helps cloud and data center operators deliver highly competitive and profitable services," said Paul Smelters, Executive Vice President, Product Management and Marketing, Coriant. "The Coriant Groove™ G30 DCI Platform builds upon our leadership in high-speed optics and ensures the best end-user cloud experience at the lowest operational cost."

The Coriant Groove G30 DCI Platform is currently entering customer trials. The product is planned for availability in Q2 2016.