Episode 25 of the Cisco Optics Podcast is now posted! See under for episode notes.
Cisco Optics Podcast Episode 25
Cisco Optics Podcast Episode 25. Optics for hyperscale knowledge facilities, with Ron Horan. Half 1 of 4.
The rise of hyperscale knowledge facilities has upended computing and networking gear enterprise fashions over the previous a number of years. The pluggable optics trade isn’t any exception and has been impacted considerably. In Episode 25, Ron Horan, Cisco Senior Director of Product Administration returns and we begin a brand new dialog primarily based on his expertise on this house. We start by defining the phrase hyperscale and implications on fiber cable infrastructure.
– Pat Chou, Cisco Optics Product Supervisor
Ron attended The College of Texas at San Antonio for each his bachelor’s and grasp’s levels. His Grasp’s thesis subject entitled “Artificial Imaginative and prescient Touchdown Aids System” was patented as the primary GPS-based plane touchdown assist. From 1994 to 1999, whereas at Compaq, he earned 15 patent awards. In 2001, he joined Broadcom Company the place he managed Area Purposes Engineering for the Compute Phase group, ran Program Administration within the Networking BU, and was a Sr. Director of Gross sales and Strategic Account Supervisor overlaying the Hewlett Packard worldwide account. In 2011 Ron moved to Luxtera the place he labored as Vice President of Gross sales earlier than transferring into the function as Vice President of Advertising. Luxtera was ultimately acquired by Cisco in 2019 the place Ron now runs Product Administration for the Cisco Consumer Optics Group.
Hearken to Episode 25
2:45 What’s hyperscale
5:40 Cloud vs. hyperscale vs. webscale
7:39 What’s necessary (energy, cooling, fiber)
9:42 MMF vs SMF
13:54 All SMF cable infrastructure
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