SAN DIEGO, March 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Spectra7 Microsystems Inc. (TSX:SEV) (“Spectra7” or the “Company”), a leading provider of high-performance analog semiconductor products for broadband connectivity markets, announced today at the Optical Networking and Communication Conference and Exhibition (OFC) that it is seeing a significant increase in both demand and orders for its GaugeChanger™ products being designed into QSFP-DD Data Center Interconnects.
“We are seeing very strong interest in our solutions at 100/400G from cable suppliers, network equipment suppliers, as well as data center operators,” said Spectra7 CEO Raouf Halim. “As we expect increased adoption of 100/400G Ethernet in 2018, the timing is ideal for Spectra7 to bring the GaugeChanger™ products to market.”
GaugeChanger™ is an innovative and disruptive technology that allows copper to extend to much greater lengths without the cost and power penalty of optics. It works equally well at 25Gbps NRZ and 50Gbps PAM4, enabling new connector standards of 100/200/400 Gbps.
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Spectra7 Microsystems Inc. is a high performance analog semiconductor company delivering unprecedented bandwidth, speed and resolution to enable disruptive industrial design for leading electronics manufacturers in virtual reality, augmented reality, mixed reality, data centers and other connectivity markets. Spectra7 is based in San Jose, California with design centers in Markham, Ontario, Cork, Ireland, and Little Rock, Arkansas. For more information, please visit www.spectra7.com.
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