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Intel Silicon Photonics is a combination of two of the most important inventions of the 20th century — the silicon integrated circuit and the semiconductor laser. It enables faster data transfer over longer distances compared to traditional electronics, while utilizing the efficiencies of Intel’s high-volume silicon manufacturing. Intel has always been at the forefront of this exciting new technology, announcing the world’s first hybrid silicon laser nearly a decade ago. But what truly makes Intel’s role in silicon photonics unique is not only Intel efficient, high-volume silicon manufacturing, but Intel’s dedication to furthering research in this field. Investing in silicon photonics enables future data center bandwidth to grow, driving evolution of form factors, speed (100G today, 400G tomorrow), and optical integration platforms. This new technology reduces total cost of ownership and improves the performance of data center architectures by removing networking bottlenecks that can result in stranded compute capacity.

Intel Silicon Photonics helps by enabling high-bandwidth, software-configurable access to compute and storage as well as permitting Software-Defined Infrastructure (SDI) deployments to decouple hardware and software resources for disaggregated data centers. Intel Silicon Photonics optical transceivers are shipping in volume now, enabling data centers to cost-effectively deploy 100 Gigabits per second solutions via the only fully integrated silicon photonics solution with Intel Silicon Photonics hybrid laser technology, featuring greater than 90% coupling efficiency and industry-standard products adopted by cloud service providers. Intel Silicon Photonics high-density optical interconnects are delivered with unmatched manufacturing capabilities, scale, and cost-efficiency. Intel Optane technology is a premium non-volatile memory media that changes the face of computing with an unparalleled combination of speed, endurance, and density — all at a competitive price.

Intel Silicon Photonics Network Transformation

The scale and scope of the change required to unleash the full potential of 5G-capable networks is unprecedented. It requires an end-to-end transformation based on a new generation of highly agile, open, and programmable “cloud-ready” architecture that is both scalable enough to handle next—gen performance demands with extreme efficiencies and agile enough to develop and deploy new services with “push-button” ease. Verizon is an early adopter and active ecosystem partner on the path for transformation.  Tackle some of the most pressing challenges and opportunities in transforming the network. Intel Network Builders accelerates the adoption of NFV and SDN solutions in telecommunications networks and public, private, and hybrid clouds. It’s supported by a collaboration among Independent Software Vendors (ISVs), Operating System Vendors (OSVs), Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), Telecom Equipment Manufacturers (TEMs), system integrators, and communications service providers.
Intel Silicon Photonics

High-performing devices based on the 7th Generation Intel Core vPro processors streamline productivity and performance for serious business compute by enabling maximum multitasking efficiency and up to 10 hours of unprecedented battery life. For employees on the go, Intel Core M vPro processors deliver the optimal combination of performance, battery life, and wireless capabilities in a razor-thin device. Built in Intel vPro technology provides hardware-enhanced security, remote manageability, and productivity-enhancing capabilities to keep you moving forward.

Streamline productivity with the fast, responsive performance necessary for serious business compute. Get in front of security threats with hardware-enhanced security with multifactor identity protection and reduce IT operating costs with remote manageability — all made possible with 7th Generation Intel Core vPro processors. Whether your workforce is crunching complex calculations, compiling precise code or manipulating sophisticated graphics, Intel Hyper-Threading Technology handles demanding applications by running multiple threads on each core to deliver cutting-edge responsiveness helping accomplish your tasks quickly.

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a robust network of devices, all embedded with electronics, software, and sensors that enable them to exchange and analyze data. The IoT has been transforming the way we live for nearly two decades, paving the way for responsive solutions, innovative products, efficient manufacturing, and ultimately, amazing new ways to do business. Intel IoT provides an innovative foundation for healthcare with its smart edge, advanced connectivity, and open, scalable, and proven architecture.

Internet of Things (IoT) solutions based on Intel architecture help enable the transformation of today’s urban environments into the smart, connected, secure cities of tomorrow. Today’s offices, factories, retail outlets, and other commercial facilities are evolving into smart buildings. With the IoT, we can address rising energy costs, control building operations, and improve tenant safety and comfort by connecting, managing, and securing devices that collect data from core systems.

It’s revolutionary — the first all-new class of memory in 25 years. Intel Optane memory creates a bridge between the DRAM and storage to deliver an intelligent, amazingly responsive computing experience. This game-changing technology intelligently accelerates new 7th Gen Intel Core processor-based systems while affordably maintaining mega-storage capacity, to deliver a responsive computer experience with short boot times, fast application launches, extraordinary gaming, and responsive browsing. Intel Optane technology provides an unparalleled combination of high throughput, low latency, high quality of service, and high endurance. Check out the video to see how new computer architectures are unleashing unprecedented possibilities from data center to desktop.

This technology is a unique combination of 3D XPoint memory media, Intel Memory and Storage Controllers, Intel Interconnect IP and Intel software. Together these building blocks deliver a revolutionary leap forward in decreasing latency and accelerating systems for workloads demanding large capacity and fast storage. Intel Optane memory is a smart, adaptable system accelerator for PCs with a 7th Gen Intel Core processor. It provides uncompromising system responsiveness for large capacity storage drives, making everything you do fast, smooth and easy. In addition to the Intel current lineup, Intel plans to offer products for PCS in a variety of form factors and capacities.

Intel Silicon Photonics helps by enabling high-bandwidth, software-configurable access to compute and storage as well as permitting software-defined infrastructure (SDI) deployments to decouple hardware and software resources for disaggregated data centers. Intel Silicon Photonics optical transceivers are shipping in volume now, enabling data centers to cost-effectively deploy 100 Gigabits per second solutions via the only fully integrated silicon photonics solution with Intel Silicon Photonics hybrid laser technology.

Featuring greater than 90% coupling efficiency and industry-standard products adopted by cloud service providers. Intel Silicon Photonics high-density optical interconnects are delivered with unmatched manufacturing capabilities, scale, and cost-efficiency. Intel Optane technology is a premium non-volatile memory media that changes the face of computing with an unparalleled combination of speed, endurance, and density — all at a competitive price.