SUNNYVALE, CA and DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - Nov 19, 2013) - Finisar Corporation (
Finisar's 25G-enabled products include enhancements to the established Quadwire® and C.wire® active optical cables, Board-mounted Optical Assemblies (BOA) and QSFP28 transceivers. These products support the latest InfiniBand EDR and 100G Ethernet protocols, enabling the fastest applications in HPC today. The 10G/14G-enabled products include SFPwire®, Quadwire®, and C.wire® active optical cables, as well as SFP+, QSFP+ and CXP transceivers. These products are designed for InfiniBand QDR/FDR, Ethernet, Fibre Channel, SAS, and PCIe protocols, providing the industry's most reliable optical communication links.
These products utilize Finisar's core technology components including VCSELs, photodiodes, and ICs. Leveraging a common set of building blocks shortens development times and improves manufacturing efficiency. In addition, Finisar's active optical cables offer a lightweight, more compact solution than traditional copper cables.
During SC13 this week, Finisar will demonstrate its suite of 25G building blocks in an optical engine form factor, Finisar's 25G Board-mounted Optical Assembly (BOA). The BOA provides exceptionally low power and the highest density optical interface for supercomputing interconnects. The live demonstration will show a 25G BOA connected to a second 25G BOA with integrated CDRs on both transmit and receive channels. Finisar's BOA features the world's fastest VCSEL, previously shown to work at speeds up to 56Gbps. The BOA is currently sampling and is expected to be in full production in early 2014.
For more information about Finisar's products enabling the next generation of supercomputers, visit our website: www.finisar.com.
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