Data Center Interconnect Solutions

Data Center Interconnect (DCI) Solutions

Data Center Interconnect (DCI) Solutions

Increased data volumes are driving the construction of data center campuses and hyperscale data centers. Can your network support emerging 5G technology where high-fiber availability is critical? Our DCI solutions can help.

Corning® RocketRibbon™ extreme-density cables, combined with our innovative splice closures and hardware, can help you meet the increasing bandwidth demands in your most challenging environments. Best of call, compared to competitive solutions on the market, our DCI solutions can reduce installation time by up to 50 percent!*

*The 50% savings refers to the time to furcate, route, and splice our solution compared to competitive solutions on the market

Cabling Advances for Data Center Interconnect

Cabling Advances for Data Center Interconnect

The data center interconnect (DCI) application was a hot topic at the recent Optical Fiber Communications conference in San Diego. Having emerged as an important and fast-growing segment in the network landscape, the space has been the focus of several exciting advances in fiber-optic cabling. This article will explore some of the reasons for the growth of this segment and focus on several of the new cabling technologies aimed at making this space more installer friendly.  

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Growth in the Data Center Interconnect Segment

Growth in the Data Center Interconnect Segment

The data center interconnect application has emerged as an important and fast-growing segment in the network landscape. This article will explore several of the reasons for this growth, including market changes, network architecture changes, and technology changes.

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The Corning Data Center Interconnect Solution Includes the Following Products:

Corning® RocketRibbon™ Cable

  • Fiber counts up to 3,456 — double the density of legacy ribbon cables in same or similar size diameter
  • Furcation free and finger-peelable subunits for instant fiber access
  • Solid ribbon matrix for easy identification and mass fusion splicing

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High-Fiber-CountClosure 2178-XL

  • No special tools required, only a standard torque wrench
  • Mass fusion splice up to 3,456
  • Can be deployed in most applications: buried, below grade, aerial, and pole mount

Optical Splice Enclosure RXD

  • Mass fusion splice up to 6,912
  • Simplified installation processes enable time savings
  • Can be wall or rack mounted
  • Optimized cable routing efficiently manages cable volumes
  • Removable top cover for easy additions after day one install

Stubbed EDGE™ Solution Housing

  • Equipped with factory-terminated and tested cable assemblies
  • Simplified installation process for time savings
  • High density and unprecedented finger access

Hybrid Fiber-Coaxial LC Assemblies

  • Factory-terminated and tested cable assemblies
  • Furcation free and finger-peelable subunits for instant fiber access
  • Solid ribbon matrix for easy identification and mass fusion splicing

Optical Distribution Frame (ODF)

  • Modular jumper management plates for better space utilization and easy patch cord access
  • Single-length patch cord, minimizing order and stocking complexity
  • Door and wall kits to keep cross-connect organized

864 Housing

  • High-density manageability, with the capacity to house 864-fiber LC connectors in one 6U housing
  • Housing features three splice trays (6 ft of slack); each splice tray holds 24 ribbons (288 fibers)
  • Allows ergonomic and simultaneous splicing on a table by multiple people
  • V-panel front design offers ease of connectivity and ample finger access
  • Stackable feature allows for increased density as needed using 864 F or 1,728 F ribbon cables

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