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Welcome to Transmit, a monthly summary of our latest research and important trends in the industry.

100ZR Shakes Up Coherent Market

II-VI and ADVA announced a joint collaboration on a QSFP28-based 100Gbps coherent pluggable optic (aka 100ZR) to be released next year. This is the first announcement of a product designed specifically for thi, and it holds the promise of mass deployment of 100Gbps at the network’s edge.

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Active Insight: Cisco's PONC

Cisco held its annual Packet Optical Networking Conference (PONC) at the end of June; over 500 people from more than 200 companies attended the virtual event. The overarching theme was the evolution of Routed Optical Networking (RON), which embodies Cisco’s vision for service provider networks centered around pluggable coherent optics and massively scalable routers.

    In this Active Insight report for clients, we summarize the key takeaways from PONC 2022 and our impressions of Cisco's RON strategy.

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    ECOC and Market Focus

    Cignal AI will be at ECOC 2022 - contact us to reserve a meeting time. Scott Wilkinson will be presenting at ECOC's Market Focus.
    Date: Tuesday, Sept. 20th at 2:05 PM
    Topic: The fracturing of 400ZR and opportunities for coherent pluggables beyond DCI

    Oktoberfest 2022


    Cignal AI will once again return to Oktoberfest, and we invite you to join us in Munich for our annual gathering on Friday, Sept 23rd. If you have questions, or if you already know you'd like to attend let us know - seats are limited.

    Upcoming Events

    September 14-15, 2022 - Nokia Wavelengths and SReXperts - Orlando, FL
    September 18-22, 2022 - ECOC - Basel, Switzerland
    September 22-23, 2022 - Cignal AI Oktoberfest - Munich, Germany
    November 7-11, 2022 - Japan Customer Visits
    November 14–17, 2022 - SC22 - Dallas, Texas