Champion ONE launches coherent switch

Champion ONE, a supplier of open optical network solutions, is announcing the general availability of a 100G Coherent Open Network Switch, the company said.

In addition to 16 100 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) QSFP28 ports for Ethernet connections, this switch also features 8 CFP2 slots for digital coherent optics (DCO). These ports integrate the functionality of a 100 GbE switch and coherent transponder in a compact 1.5 rack unit (1.5RU) enclosure.

By offering 100G transmission over 2000km (or 200G transmission over 800km), this is a cost-effective, highly scalable solution for long-haul applications in telecom and mobile service providers; cloud providers; and data center providers with high bandwidth requirements.

Champion ONE is a global supplier of open standards-based, carrier-grade network solutions for clients in the service provider, enterprise, data center, healthcare, education and government sectors.