Episode 30 of the Cisco Optics Podcast is now posted! See beneath for episode notes.
Cisco Optics Podcast Episode 30
Why optics are extra essential than ever for top finish routing, with Ammar Khan. Half 2 of 6.
Cisco’s 8000 Sequence Router modified the sport in excessive finish routers, largely due to the Silicon One ASIC. It additionally launched to the trade a number of the first 400G ports together with Cisco’s QSFP-DD kind issue pluggable optics. In Episode 30, we proceed our dialog with Ammar Khan, Product Administration Chief for the 8000 Sequence Router. On this episode we be taught concerning the 8000 router’s innovation outdoors of the Silicon One ASIC.
– Pat Chou, Cisco Optics Product Supervisor
Ammar obtained his BSEE on the College of Oklahoma and an MBA from Santa Clara College. He began his profession as member of technical employees at an ASIC emulation start-up, the place he labored on leading edge ASIC and FPGA designs. His first foray into networking system design was at one other startup primarily based out of Massachusetts. He then moved to Broadcom by means of the corporate’s acquisition and launched and managed merchandise with over $250M in income. In 2010 he moved to Ericsson’s IP Division and outlined their edge router line with an annual income of over $150M. Ammar joined Cisco in 2018 and has been with the 8000 Sequence Router crew for over 4 and half years. He has labored on varied areas of the 8000 product line, together with mounted and modular techniques, line playing cards, materials, optics, platform safety, and extra.
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2:16 XR software program innovation
3:15 Linux primarily based
5:00 Thermal design innovation
5:49 Excessive pace sign challenges
6:53 Fan trays
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