petabit


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Noun1.petabit - a unit of information equal to 1000 terabits or 10^15 bits
computer memory unit - a unit for measuring computer memory
Tbit, terabit, Tb - a unit of information equal to 1000 gigabits or 10^12 (1,000,000,000,000) bits
Eb, Ebit, exabit - a unit of information equal to 1000 petabits or 10^18 bits
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The start-up, which incorporates skills from the Photonic Networks Research Centre at the University of Essex, intends to use the capital to develop the world's first all-optical wavelength router not only scalable to Petabit capacity for core transport networks but also capable of evolving to optical packet switching.
The network will have petabit capacity, one million times more powerful than the currently available gigabit systems, and will be released for communications operators.
It previously released a Petabit Photonic Cross-Connect (PPXC) prototype, an all-optical switching network architecture that can be applied to any topology, and a wavelength-based multidimensional all-optical cross-connect prototype to support the application of optical cross-connect technology.
The Cisco CRS-X, which will be available this year, is a 400 gigabit per second (Gbps) per slot system that can be expanded to nearly one petabit per second in a multi-chassis deployment.
Interoute fibre optic network, consists of twelve rings connecting 93 cities in 22 countries across 54,000+ route kilometers of lit fibre and has the capacity to carry a petabit (a billion megabits per second) of traffic.
Interout Telecommunications has launched i-21 Future Communication, a next-generation ultra-bandwidth provider and network for Europe designed to carry over one petabit oftraffic and will go live in May, 2000 The University of Portsmouth Business School has launched the MA Marketing with Electronic Commerce degree, which focusses on highlighting the potential of the Internet, e-mail and other electronic media for businesses.
It released the Petabit Photonic Cross-Connect (PPXC) prototype and the all-optical cross-connect network architecture, which can be applied to all topologies to support the application of the optical cross-connect technology, assisting customers to efficiently handle the upcoming digital flood.
Huawei conducted the world's first pan-European 400G field trial and unveiled a brand-new series of innovation in 2012, including a 10 petabit all-optical switch prototype PPXC, a flexible-grid WDM prototype with the industry's highest spectrum efficiency, and a 2T WDM prototype.
Huawei's continuous exploration in the field of all-optical switching has yielded an Optical Burst Transport Network (OBTN) prototype and a Petabit Photonic Cross-Connect (PPXC) prototype showcased at earlier OFC/NFOEC events.