AT&T Submits White-Box Router Spec for Open Computing

AT&T submitted specifications for a new white-box architecture to the Open Compute Project (OCP), targeting service provider-class routers with chips optimized for 400 gigabits per second (400G) speeds to meet evolving network demands.

Those demands result from new technologies such as 5G and fiber-based broadband services. To meet these growing demands, AT&T’s spec incorporates a Distributed Disaggregated Chassis (DDC) design, prominently featuring 400G Jericho2 merchant silicon chips from Broadcom.

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