Lightfleet: Down with cables; up with light

By Editor April 26, 2010

Lightfleet is doing some interesting work with light and optical technology.  The Camas, Washington-based company which was founded in 2003 recently landed a deal with Microsoft Research to deliver a system that enables optical interconnections in the data center environment—with the potential of eliminating the need for cables and switches.  Cool stuff. 

Here’s the company’s latest announcement about installation of the first commercial alpha unit: Lightfleet Delivers First Optical Interconnect System to Microsoft Research