Category Archives: Fiber Optic Transceivers

10GBASE-CX4 vs DAC Cable vs 10GBASE-SR: Which Is the Best Option for 10G Network in Short Reach?

10 Gigabit Ethernet, defined by the IEEE 802.3ae, was first ratified in 2002. With the increasing demand for faster data transmission and greater capacity over the network, 10GbE has been widely deployed. Nowadays, for short range, data center administrators have … Continue reading

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SFP Compatibility Guide and How to Use a Compatible SFP Module?

With the development of fiber optic technology, a large amount of compatible SFP transceiver modules have been employed in the data center. However, there are still some doubts and worries about the compatibility and interoperability of SFP transceiver modules now. Therefore, here … Continue reading

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SFP Port vs RJ45, Which is Good for Switch Cascading?

Gigabit switch that offering greater speeds and compatibility has gained in much momentum in the field of networking. And with the unceasing demand for more bandwidth, the network will grow to the point that we need to connect several gigabit switches … Continue reading

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Mini GBIC vs SFP: Is It the Same?

We’ve got very familiar with GBIC transceiver: short for gigabit interface converter, it is developed in 2000 as a hot swappable transceiver that commonly used in Gigabit Ethernet and Fiber Channel. But as the demand for higher bandwidth and transmission … Continue reading

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Can GPON SFP Be Plugged Into My Own Switch?

Fiber has been introduced to average homes and businesses for a spell and it has different names from different service providers: Google Fiber, Verizon FiOS, AT&T GigaPower, UFiber, etc. GPON is one of the key technologies that are used to … Continue reading

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