Jointly, the consortium is developing next-generation photonic hardware for rapidly reconfigurable optical interconnectivity and networking within the data center, based on fast optical switches and burst-mode transceivers.
01 / WHAT
PetaCloud is a national project developing state-of-the-art silicon photonics based technology, addressing the communication challenges when scaling data center networks in need of petabit capacity interconnectivity.
02 / WHO
Seven leading industrial members participate in the PetaCloud project, supported by academic researchers from Israel’s top five universities, funded by the Israel Innovation Authority.
04 / WHERE
The project further addresses network topology, routing, flow control and SDN for optimal traffic management.
03 / HOW
05 / WHY
PetaCloud’s innovative technologies will revolutionize the datacenter network with a flat, photonic interconnectivity layer providing petabit communications capacity for emerging cloud infrastructure.
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Reconfigurable data center photonic interconnects with optical switching, routing, modulation, and detection at high speed and efficiency for petabit capacity networks!