Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Ayar Labs, the leader in chip-to-chip optical connectivity, announced a multi-year strategic collaboration to usher in a new era of data center innovation by developing silicon photonics solutions based on optical I/O technology. The development of these technologies will support future requirements for high performance computing and artificial intelligence solutions. Hewlett Packard Pathfinder also is investing in Ayar Labs to accelerate development and adoption of future technologies.