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.
SDN/NFV is getting less chaotic, PON OLTs are getting more exotic, and transceiver vendors are hopefully getting less neurotic. Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy runs through it all. Sponsored by Senko Advanced Components.