Optical Fiber and Communication Conference 2018

Booth Highlights

Visit Xilinx at OFC 2018 to discuss building faster, flexible 5G and cloud network infrastructure.

The following showcases and demos will be featured throughout the show.

400G Packet Classification and Search
Renesas has created the 400Gbps ACL demo using their TCAM device with the Xilinx VCU110 (VU190 FPGA) and four instances of SDNet.

Flexible Inband Network Telemetry for Flow Analytics
Highlighted in this demonstration is In-band Network Telemetry for flow analytics with a Xilinx FPGA and Barefoot Switch ASIC (Tofino) using P4 Programmability.

Flexible Line Systems with FlexE
See how flexible line system can be created for routers and switches with fixed interfaces. Using FlexE to adapt these fixed interfaces to the evolving flexible line systems is highlighted in this demonstration.

FlexE Implementations for 5G
This demonstration shows how FlexE can be adapted to manage 5Gbps slices and use 50G optics to allow flexibility for 5G transport.

Flexible PON Solutions
Demonstrating flexible PON solutions using Xilinx MPSoC and FPGA devices. This demo will address the 10G and future 25G PON with a single development and facilitates the OCP and whitebox efforts in the market.

Booth Information

Xilinx Booth #2807
San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, CA

Tuesday, March 13
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Wednesday, March 14
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Thursday, March 15
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

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Conference Participation

Xilinx Conference Participation
Xilinx experts will be participating in the following product showcases.

Ethernet Alliance Panel: Ethernet Roadmaps Update
Tuesday, March 13
12:45 PM – 1:45 PM
Location: Theater II, San Diego Convention Center show floor

The 2018 Ethernet Roadmap is an updated overview of the latest Ethernet technologies that are being developed and deployed. In this interactive panel Mark Gustlin, Director of Product Planning, will discuss market trends, recent high speed Ethernet projects (50-400GE), underlying technology including SerDes and FEC requirements, and the future direction of Ethernet.

Slicing Packet Network (SPN) Enabling 5G Services
Wednesday, March 14
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Location: Expo Theater III, Exhibit Hall B2

A joint China Mobile and Xilinx panel will discuss various technologies to address the evolution of 5G network requirements for front, mid and backhaul, with a special emphasis on the new transport network solution Slicing Packet Network (SPN). Discussion will focus on how SPN with FlexE interface can be used to address the network slicing challenges for the 5G network.

Fronthaul Challenges for the 5G Optical Network
Wednesday, March 14
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Expo Theater III, Exhibit Hall B2

This product showcase takes a look at the evolution of 5G network requirements and the impact on optical infrastructure. Xilinx will discuss various technologies to address these requirements and changes with a special focus on the key technologies from cloud networking that can be reused and targeted for 5G.