Toward Optical Switching in the Data Center (Invited Paper)

  title={Toward Optical Switching in the Data Center (Invited Paper)},
  author={William M. Mellette and A. C. Snoeren and G. Porter},
  journal={2018 IEEE 19th International Conference on High Performance Switching and Routing (HPSR)},
  • William M. Mellette, A. C. Snoeren, G. Porter
  • Published 2018
  • Computer Science
  • 2018 IEEE 19th International Conference on High Performance Switching and Routing (HPSR)
  • Optical switching may be instrumental in meeting the cost, power, and bandwidth requirements of future data center networks. However, optical switching faces many challenges to practical adoption. We discuss some of the physical- and control-layer challenges that have been uncovered in the research community, and potential ways to address them. 
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