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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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40GbE Parallel QSFP+ vs Duplex QSFP+ in 40G MMF Cabling

There two ways to deploy 40GbE multimode fiber (MMF) infrastructure. One is using the parallel transceivers with 12-fiber MTP cables. And the other one is to use the duplex transceivers with LC duplex cables (view transceiver options for 40GbE over … Continue reading

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How to Run 40GbE Over Duplex LC MMF Cabling

The use of parallel optics in 40GbE multimode fiber cabling (MMF cabling) require more fiber strands than the 10GbE infrastructures. Thus, data center will require a cabling upgrade to meet the requirement of migration. In this case, cost is a … Continue reading

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Optics Use Cases for 40 Gigabit Ethernet Connectivity

The 40 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE), used in today’s networks as the preferred spine uplink technology, has become commonplace in data centers. With the rise of 40GbE QSFP+ optics market, various of optics solutions are available, which offer users a lot … Continue reading

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40 GIgabit Ethernet Networks – Direct Uplink vs Fan-Out Uplink

Fan-out cable is considered as one of the the latest enabling technologies to help increase port densities and lower costs. Taking one (large bandwidth) physical interface and breaking it out into several (smaller bandwidth) interfaces, it is now recommended to … Continue reading

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