The last Friday 5 of 2018 runs us through a look at next year's 400GbE technology, 2025's broadband technology landscape, tomorrow's open systems trend, and this week's big M&A announcement. Sponsored by VeEX Inc.
It was a big week for open systems. We had several announcements coming out of the TIP Summit, as well as another example of virtualization benefiting optical access. Elsewhere, cloud and colo companies open their wallets and coherent makes gains.