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.
Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy goes high speed in this week's Friday 5. He discusses quantum communications and the prospects for 600G, for example. He also touches upon what's new at the MEF as well as transceiver sales forecasts.