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Certified Optical Network Engineer (CONE)

Learn to meet the fast-evolving challenges of increasing capacity, reach, and flexibility, controlling latency, migrating to open/interoperable systems, and providing quality of service while keeping costs under control and reducing power consumption. Learn how the combination of coherent transmission and digital signal processing has transformed optical communications at the higher data rates of 100 to 800 Gb/s and about the changes necessary for DWDM systems to operate efficiently at data rates of 400 Gb/s and above.

Understand how a mix of optical and electronic technologies is used to overcome limitations, and the role of SDN and its implications for facilitating open line systems, ROADMs, and white box solutions. Appreciate the fundamental limitations that apply and the trade-offs and compromises necessary to make strategic decisions about the long-term plans for your network.


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