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Marvell to Showcase Cloud-Optimized Electro-Optics and Networking at OFC 2023

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – March 6, 2023 – Marvell Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRVL),  a leader in data infrastructure semiconductor solutions, today announced the details of its participation at the 2023 Optical Networking and Communication (OFC) Conference. OFC is the premier event for optical communications and networking professionals.


OFC 2023 is being held March 5-9, 2023.


Marvell will be in booth #4326, located in the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego.

Demonstrations in Marvell Booth:

Marvell’s cloud-optimized electro-optics and networking solutions are driving high-speed connectivity and power efficiency inside the data center, between data centers and in carrier networks. Visit Marvell’s booth to see the following demonstrations and product displays:

Marvell Technology at OFC:

Marvell’s Spica™ Gen2 800G PAM4 DSPs are featured in a variety of optical modules at the following booths:

  • Accelink: Booth #4314
  • Arista: Booth #5401
  • InnoLight: Booth #4115
  • Linktel: Booth #2531
  • Source Photonics: Booth #3029

Marvell will participate in two interoperability demonstrations at OFC with Marvell’s 400ZR technology at the Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF) Booth #5101 and the Marvell Alaska C X9340P 5nm 1.6T PHY with MACsec encryption at the Ethernet Alliance Booth #5417.

Marvell Presentations and Panels:

Workshop: Is It Really Game Over for the Quest to Approach Fiber Capacity Limits?
Date: Sunday, March 5, 1:00 p.m.
Location: Room 7AB
Presenter: Kishore Kota, Associate Vice President Engineering, Coherent DSP

Workshop: Where are the Boundaries Between IM-DD and Coherent?
Date: Sunday, March 5, 1:00 p.m.
Location: Room 8
Presenter: Dr. Radha Nagarajan, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Optical and Copper Connectivity Group

Workshop: Slow and Wide Versus Fast and Narrow: How Do We Make our Datacenters Green?
Date: Sunday, March 5, 2023, 4:00 p.m.
Location: Room 8
Presenter: Arash Farhoodfar, Vice President of Engineering, Optical and Copper Connectivity 

Panel: 1.6Tb/s+ Intra-DC Networks
Date: Monday, March 6, 4:30 p.m.
Location: Room 6C
Presenter: Lenin Patra, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, PHY

Show Floor Program: Optics in Future AI Systems: Interconnects, Switching and Processing
Tuesday, March 7, 10:45 a.m.
Location: Theater II
Presenter: Dr. Loi Nguyen, Executive Vice President, Optical and Copper Connectivity Group

Market Watch Panel: PAM vs. Coherent for Data Center Connectivity
Date: Tuesday, March 7, 12:15 p.m.
Location: Theater I
Presenter: Xi Wang, Vice President of Product Marketing, Optical DSP

Market Watch Panel: 800G / 128GBaud Pluggable Coherent - Key Technologies and Applications
Date: Tuesday, March 7, 2:00 p.m.
Location: Theater I 
Presenter: Dr. Radha Nagarajan, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Optical and Copper Connectivity Group

Poster: A 200 Gb/s Low Power DSP-Based Optical Receiver and Transmitter With Integrated TIA and Laser Drivers
Date: Wednesday, March 8, 10:30 a.m. ​
Location: Exhibit Hall​
Presenter: Arik Zafrany, Senior Principal Engineer, Optical PHY

Show Floor ProgramOpenZR+MSA - New Developments and Next Steps
Date: Wednesday, March 8, 11:45 a.m.
Location: Theater II
Presenter: Samuel Liu, Senior Director, Product Line Management, Coherent DSP

Show Floor Program: Defining 800ZR and 800LR; An OIF Update
Date: Wednesday, March 8, 1:00 p.m.
Location: Theater II
Presenter: Josef Berger, Associate Vice President Marketing, Optical and Copper Connectivity

Invited Talk: System Impact of Laser Phase Noise On 400G and Beyond Coherent Pluggables
Date: Thursday, March 9, 8:00 a.m.
Location: Room 6D​
Presenter: Hai Xu, Distinguished Engineer​, Coherent DSP

News Highlights:

Marvell Launches Industry’s First 1.6 Tbps PAM4 Electro-Optics Platform for Cloud AI/ML and Data Center Networks: Marvell announced its Nova 1.6 Tbps PAM4 electro-optics platform, the industry’s first of its kind, now sampling to customers.

Marvell Announces Cloud-Optimized 51.2 Tbps Networking Platform for AI/ML and Data Center Networks: Marvell announced a new platform, which quadruples the bandwidth of widely deployed 12.8 Tbps networking solutions, comprised of the ultra-low latency Marvell Teralynx 10 51.2 Tbps switch chip and the Nova PAM4 1.6 Tbps electro-optics platform.

Introducing the 51.2T Teralynx 10, the Industry’s Lowest Latency Programmable Switch: Learn more about how Marvell’s Teralynx 10 51.2 Tbps switch chip is addressing the operator bandwidth explosion while meeting stringent power- and cost-per-bit requirements.

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