Category Archives: Fiber Optic Transceivers

Switch Cascading: With SFP Port or Standard RJ45?

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, 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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QSFP-DD vs OSFP: The Wave of the Future 400G Transceiver

Over the past years, the discussion of 200G and 400G Ethernet speeds started heating up among data center professionals. The next station for IT community is 400G. And two standards organizations have been working behind the scenes with this benchmark … Continue reading

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SFP-10G-LR vs SFP-10G-SR: Which One to Choose?

Although 40G and 100G optical transceivers are on the very top trend for enterprise and data center for the interconnection since 40G/100G network is racing to the future, 10G SFP+ optical transceiver is still considered as the mainstream form factor of the 2017 … Continue reading

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