New 1FINITY™ T600 platform delivers maximum performance, design
flexibility, programmability and industry-leading capacity for data
center interconnect networks
RICHARDSON, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/600G?src=hash” target=”_blank”gt;#600Glt;/agt;–Fujitsu
Network Communications, Inc. today announced commercial availability
of the 1FINITY
T600 blade, the next-generation optical transponder in its
carrier-grade transport family, enabling maximum performance and
capacity for data center interconnect (DCI) and 5G transport networks.
As network operators seek to progressively scale their networks, the new
T600 blade offers an ideal evolution path, enabling flexible
configurations, hyperscale transport capacity, automated operations and
secure protection of critical data.
“The convergence of artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of things
(IoT) and edge computing are transforming how ubiquitous video and data
are delivered to the hyper-connected world,” said Rod Naphan, Chief
Technology Officer at Fujitsu Network Communications. “The best-in-class
capabilities of the 1FINITY T600 enable service providers and hyperscale
operators to scale their networks for explosive traffic growth while
reducing cost per bit.”
Leveraging high-performance coherent DSP1 technology, the
innovative 1FINITY T600 blade provides an optimum transport solution for
reach, performance and power consumption, combining exceptional design
flexibility and enhanced transport functions with leading space and
The T600 delivers industry-leading capacity with 600 Gbps
single-wavelength transmission using 64QAM modulation at 75 GHz channel
spacing. For campus, metro and long-haul DCI networks, the flexible T600
provides programmable modes from 200 to 600 Gbps, as well as improved
optical performance and extended reach across all configurations
supported by innovative modulation format and various FEC and baud
rates. This new transponder also enables the highest spectral efficiency
in the industry, achieving up to 76.8 Tbps per single fiber by extending
C-band transmission to the adjacent L-band, with comparable performance.
“Disaggregated WDM systems such as Fujitsu’s 1FINITY transport product
address a fast-growing market need for a stackable form factor that
balances capacity and reach within an open environment,” said Jimmy Yu,
Vice President, Optical Transport Market Research, Dell’Oro Group. “As
such, we forecast demand for Disaggregated Transponder Units will grow
at a five-year compounded annual growth rate of 27 percent, driven
largely by data center interconnect and the migration to higher
The core system software of the 1FINITY T600 offers open management
interfaces and tools to allow for the highest levels of automation.
Standard interfaces are complemented by newer M2M interfaces such as
RESTful APIs, NETCONF and gNMI (gRPC Network Management Interface). To
embrace various open industry initiatives the T600 supports YANG models
from OpenConfig, Open ROADM and IETF. Operational automation of the T600
is further extended by supporting zero-touch provisioning (ZTP),
streaming telemetry and LLDP snooping.
To meet today’s demands for data protection, the T600 offers the highest
level of secure communications with multi-plane protection and physical
security, designed to meet the requirements of the FIPS 140-2
cryptographic standard. The T600 employs industry-standard, end-to-end
Layer 1 OTN encryption, complemented by fully secure management
operations and key exchange protocols as well as special handling of
critical security parameters. Physical security of the T600 is ensured
by an option to disable unused management ports, tampering evidence
proofing and full opacity of physical design.
To see a live demonstration of the 1FINITY T600, visit Fujitsu in Booth
#2539 at the OFC
Conference and Exhibition, to be held March 3-7, 2019, in San Diego.
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(ICT) company, offering a full range of technology products, solutions,
and services. Approximately 140,000 Fujitsu people support customers in
more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to
shape the future of society with our customers. Fujitsu Limited (TSE:
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billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2018. For more information,
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About Fujitsu Network Communications Inc.
Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc., is a trusted partner to a broad
spectrum of customers across all industries, enabling them to realize
the maximum value from their communications networks. We are a
market-leading U.S.-based manufacturer of network equipment and a top
U.S. patent holder in optical networking. Our solutions combine the best
wireline, wireless, and software technology with extensive multivendor
services expertise to deliver custom, end-to-end network integration and
management solutions. For more information, please see http://us.Fujitsu.com/telecom
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1 The high-performance coherent DSP uses outcomes of “The
research and development project for the Tera-bit optical network
technologies towards big data era” project and “The research and
development of innovative optical network technology as a new social
infrastructure” project, which were both supported by the Ministry of
Internal Affairs and Communications of Japan.