Optical Transceiver Modules

SFPs 101: Fundamentals of SFP Transceivers

SFPs 101: Fundamentals of SFP Transceivers Anyone can get confused, trying to understand the abilities of SFPs entirely. It can even prove harder, trying to find the best transceivers for your network.   SFP transceivers: what are they? Fundamentally, SFP is an acronym for the term “small form-factor pluggable.” SFP transceivers are small, hot-pluggable devices…

OEM Transceiver Testing

OEM-Compatible Testing that Goes the Extra Mile

OEM-Compatible Testing that Goes the Extra Mile Different third-party attuned suppliers attach diverse meanings to the testing of transceivers. In the market of transceivers, the understanding of how transceiver testing works allows network operators to make effective decisions, which will positively affect their network.   Product inspection Transceivers are collected and inspected to ensure that…

Global Transceiver Network

How Companies are Improving Transceiver Technology

How Companies are Improving Transceiver Technology Many technology companies are taking it upon themselves to develop updated optical transceiver technology to be used in data centres. These devices convert electrical signals into an optical signal, allowing for the signals to be safely and efficiently transported between servers across fiber-optic cables. Some companies are using transceivers…

Making a comparison with Cisco with apples and oranges

Which Cisco SFP is Right Between SFP-GE-T and GLC-T?

Which Cisco SFP is Right Between SFP-GE-T and GLC-T? One great thing about the SFP/SFP+ standard is that it lets single pieces of networking hardware support a range of different cabling standards. Instead of having to get a new switch you can just swap out the optical transceivers as different transceivers handle different connections and…

Direct Attach Cables for Data Centre Interconnects

Direct Attach Cables for Data Centre Interconnects

Direct Attach Cables for Data Centre Interconnects Direct Attach Cables are most suited for short distances. They provide you with a simple and inexpensive way to connect the racks within the data centre. 1000 GIG DACs including 10GBASE SFP+, 6GBASE Mini SAS and 40GBASE QSFP+ cables are available in different lengths and configurations. You can…