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Why Leaf-Spine Architecture and How to Design It?

With the demand for higher bandwidth, faster speeds and optimal applications, equipment architecture trends have changed from traditional 3-tier architecture model to leaf-spine architecture in existing data centers. 3-tier architecture vs. leaf-spine architecture: which is better? What should be considered … Continue reading

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Proper Cabling Solutions for PoE Network

By running power and data transmission over a single Ethernet cable, PoE (Power over Ethernet) has found success across a variety of applications such as IP surveillance cameras, IP phones and wireless access points. However, without the right cabling and … Continue reading

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Difference Between Passive and Active Twinax Cable Assembly

Optical fiber cabling had gone through rapid development over recent years and maintained its leading role in telecom field. While twinax cable still remained a good way to access the networking industry trends over the last three decades and presented … Continue reading

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Cost Difference Between MMF and SMF Optics

Whether to deploy single-mode fiber (SMF) or multimode fiber (MMF) optics is still a hot topic in the industry. From 1 Gigabit Ethernet to 100 Gigabit Ethernet, people look forward to receiving more bandwidth, higher speed in a more cost-effective … Continue reading

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How to Choose QSFP28 Optics for 100GbE Deployment

As we know, QSFP28 is considered to be the mainstream form factor in today’s 100GbE optics market. There are many products with QSFP28 form factor include QSFP28 DAC (Direct Attach Copper) cables, QSFP28 AOCs (Active Optical Cables) and QSFP28 transceivers … Continue reading

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