400GE

Learn about the new PAM4 400GE & 200GE data rates and how Xena can help you cost-effectively verify the performance of Ethernet network equipment capable of handling the new speeds.

Xena 400GE White Paper

The latest generation of data center equipment are typically flexible solutions that support both the new 400GE and 200GE data rates as well as the slower NRZ  (10/25/100GE) speeds – all via the same port. When verifying the performance of these products, all rates need to be tested, and this poses rigorous demands to traffic generation and analysis solutions.

Learn about the new 400GE & 200GE data rates and how Xena can cost-effectively help you verify the performance of network equipment capable of handling the new speeds.


Contents

  • Overview
  • 400GE Standards
  • The PAM4 Line Code
  • Forward Error Correction – FEC
  • 400G, 200G and other New Transceivers
  • The CFP8 Transceiver
  • The OSFP Transceiver
  • The QSFP-DD Transceiver
  • The SFP-DD Transceiver
  • The SFP56 Transceiver
  • The CS Connector
  • 400GE Testing
  • Benchmark and Performance Test Suites
  • Flexible Test Traffic Configuration
  • Xena’s 400GE Test Solutions
  • Testing up to Layer 3
  • Test Automation
  • Conclusion

 

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