Alcatel-Lucent has announced that they are to offer operators of large networks the ability to quadruple the speed of connections and significantly boost capacity between data centers and networks with 400-Gbps line cards for its 7750 Service Router (SR) and 7950 Extensible Routing System (XRS) IP routers in the second half of this year. The capability will come in the form of a one-port 400G line card that leverages the company’s FP3 400G routing processor.
Steve Vogelsang, CTO for IP Routing and Transport, Alcatel-Lucent said: “Networks need to evolve to ever higher capacity and port speeds, but changes can be costly. The transition from 10G to 100G was very disruptive for many network operators, but today we can say we are the first router vendor to enable the transition from 100G to 400G link speeds, leveraging our FP3 technology so that there is no disruption to operators in terms of having to retrofit or forklift their installed hardware base.”
For more details, refer to: http://www.alcatel-lucent.com/press/2015/alcatel-lucent-boosts-operator-capacity-deliver-big-data-and-video-over-existing-networks-launch