• Conference
    Jan 30-Feb 1, 2018
  • Expo
    Jan 31-Feb 1, 2018
  • Santa Clara Convention
    | Santa Clara, CA

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Steve Sekel, 400G Solutions Specialist, OIF PLL Interop WG Chair, Keysight Technologies

Steve Sekel is currently the 400G Solutions Specialist in the Internet Infrastructure Team within the Networking and Data Center division at Keysight. In this role, he guides the requirements definition for solutions and solution components used for characterization and compliance testing of everything within the data center ecosystem involving '400G class' optical and electrical links. Steve currently represents Keysight in the CEI (Common Electrical Interface) project working groups within the Optical Internetworking Forum where is has made several technical contributions to compliance testing specifications and methodology. In the OIF, he also serves as the chair of the Physical and Link Layer Interoperability Working Group. He also is a contributor in the IEEE 802.3bs and 802.3cd projects developing next generation Ethernet links operating in the range of 50 – 400Gb/s. Recently he has made similar contributions within the 32 G Fibre Channel standard working group.