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800G Pluggable MSA targets PAM4-based 8x100G, 4x200G transmission for data center networks

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10th, 2019 

Nine companies used last week’s CIOE2019 event in Shenzhen, China to launch the 800G Pluggable Multisource Agreement (MSA). The group will target PAM4-based aggregate 800-Gbps Ethernet transmission for data center network applications. The MSA’s specification will support 8x100G and 4x200G optical transmission, with the latter a focus of development within the group. 

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