Category Archives: 100G QSFP28/CFP/CXP

100G CFP and QSFP28 Modules’ Functional Mode Comparison

To meet the growing data rates of optical interconnects, 100G optical modules are booming in 2017. And there are many types of 100G optical transceivers in the market such as CFP modules and QSFP28. Those who have experienced in using … Continue reading

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Introduction to 10GbE/25GbE/40GbE/100GbE Fiber Optic Cabling

Technology is changing rapidly. Just when you got used to Gigabit Ethernet speeds being a fast & reliable system, someone unveiled 10GbE, 25GbE, 40GbE or even 100GbE systems a few years later. The newer and higher performing iterations are indeed … Continue reading

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Will CPAK 100G Transceiver Module Thrive in 2017?

Currently, prices on 100G optical transceivers have been dropping faster than those devices at 40G, which drives customers to migrate to 100G directly instead of turning to the intermediate 40G Ethernet. For example, QSFP-40G-SR-BD ($300) costs higher than QSFP-100G-SR4-S ($269) … Continue reading

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Several 100G DWDM Solutions for Arista 7500E Series

To keep up with the global demand for higher bandwidth, Arista has designated 7500E series switch to address 100G long-hual dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) connectivity. Arista 100G interconnect solution combines Layer 2/Layer 3 switching, wire-speed encryption and coherent DWDM … 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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