OSFP Product Family
Acacia’s 400G Octal Small Form-factor Pluggable (OSFP) product family incorporates Acacia’s 3D Siliconization, which leverages the maturity of our silicon photonics technology and our vertical integration, and is designed to enable network operators to address increasing bandwidth demand through a simplified network architecture, reducing both capital and operational expenditures. The 400G OSFP product family is based on our Greylock 7nm DSP, our 3rd generation of coherent DSP supporting low-power pluggable modules, and our silicon photonic integrated circuit (PIC) for an optimized co-packaged design.
The OSFP module is a pluggable solution that fits into high-density switch and router client ports for optical interconnect links. A key application of this form-factor is high-capacity coherent optical transmission over data center interconnect (DCI) edge networks, as well as service provider network applications.
Acacia’s OSFP, and similar QSFP-DD form factor, pluggable solutions leverage its 3D Siliconization technology, which utilizes volume electronics manufacturing processes, designed to be highly scalable and reliable.
With 3D Siliconization, RF electronics are tightly coupled to the silicon photonics, resulting in improved signal integrity for these higher baud rate applications.
400ZR OSFP Pluggable Coherent Optical Module
Acacia’s 400Gbps 400ZR OSFP coherent optical module adheres to the Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF) 400ZR Implementation Agreement, an Ethernet-centric specification to optimize 400Gbps data center interconnect (DCI) edge links with reaches up to 120km using 16QAM transmission.
OpenZR+ OSFP Pluggable Coherent Optical Module
Acacia’s 400Gbps OpenZR+ OSFP coherent optical module is designed to support Ethernet-focused applications like OIF’s 400ZR with increased flexibility to support other host ethernet rates and multiple line rates. In addition, OpenZR+ offers high-performance operation, leveraging elements of the carrier-centric Open ROADM MSA, for longer reaches extending to metro/regional Ethernet data center and service provider network interconnects.
OSFP Product Family Variants
|Applications||Edge DCI/Campus||Metro/Regional DCI|
|Reach||Up to ˜120km||>120 km|
|Client Formats||400GbE only||100GbE/200GbE/400GbE|
|Line Side Capacity||400G||100G/200G/300G/400G|
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