Rick Dallmann, CABLExpress Director of Data Center Architecture, recently gave this presentation titled The Race to 400Gb: The Data Center's Fiber Optic Infrastructure Challenges. This session centers around on infrastructure challenges within the data center. His talk covered distance limitations, misconceptions with meeting cabling standards, and how down time could end up costing you a fortune.

For more on this subject, check out this white paper: Cabling Designs You Can Trust to Support Speeds of 32G to 400G