The electronic society we live in today is seeing increased demand for data transfer, internet downloads, online applications, video sharing and storage. The electronic world of banks, companies, universities and governments require large secure datacenters connected to secure networks. This continuously drives for the development of more powerful servers and computer systems. This report examines needs and motivations for optical interconnect implementation. Looks at the applications, history, market drivers, and future issues that affect this crossover.

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