InnoLight Technology and 48 Industry Leaders Collaborate to Define new 400G OSFP Transceiver Module for Next-generation Cloud Datacenter Networks

SUZHOU, CHINA and SANTA CLARA, CA., November 21, 2016 -- InnoLight Technology, together with Arista Networks, Acacia Communications, Accelink, Adva Optical Networking, Amphenol, AppliedMicro, Applied Optoelectronics, Barefoot Networks, Broadcom, Cavium, ClariPhy Communications, ColorChip, Coriant, Corning, Dell EMC, Finisar, Foxconn Interconnect Technology, Fujitsu Optical Components, Google, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Hitachi Cable Systems, Huawei Technologies, Infinera, Innovium, Inphi, Intel, Ixia, Juniper Networks, Kaiam, Lorom, Lumentum, Luxtera, Macom, Marvell, Mellanox Technologies, Molex, MultiLane, NeoPhotonics, NEL America, Nokia, Oclaro, PHY-SI, SAE, Senko, Source Photonics, Sumitomo Electric Industries, TE Connectivity, and Yamaichi Electronics announced the formation of the OSFP (Octal Small Form-factor Pluggable) Multi-Source Agreement.

OSFP offers a unique combination of high front panel density and thermal performance that enables system designs with 32 400G ports per 1U that support the full range of 400G optics technologies, from datacenter to metro reach.

“It is rare to see so much industry support behind a new optics module form factor,” said Andreas Bechtolsheim, Chief Development Officer, Arista Networks. “We believe that the OSFP ecosystem will be a key element in enabling a successful market transition from 100 Gbps Ethernet to 400 Gbps and beyond.”

For more information, visit the OSFP MSA website at


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InnoLight Technology designs, builds and markets high speed optical transceivers for cloud computing, wireless interconnect and next generation SDN networks. Our solutions offer superior technical performance, compelling value proposition, and time to market advantage that are critical for the sustaining growth of next generation networks.

InnoLight was founded in April 2008 with venture investments from leading venture capital firms in the US and in China. Headquartered in Suzhou, China, InnoLight has sale offices and R&D centers in China, the US, and Taiwan. Customers include major Web 2.0 cloud operators, tier-one equipment OEMs, and leading system integrators in North America, Europe, and Asia. For additional information, please visit