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…

400G Transceiver Network

400G Transceivers – Which form factor?

400G Transceivers – Which form factor? (OSFP, QSFP-DD, CFP8) The implementation of modern form-factors and features is not new with the introduction of new technologies. We are in the era of 400G, and like former cycles of new technologies, its market will bring in new transceiver form-factors with aims at specific applications of the network.…

Cat8 25G/40GBASE Cables

Cat8 Cable for 25G/40GBASE-T Networks

Cat8 Cable for 25G/40GBASE-T Networks It is not new that with the increasing demand for bandwidth, it is essential to choose the right wiring for rapidly-advancing data centers, server rooms, and other areas, in preparation for future necessities. It is a modern standard that Cat8 cable is a new alternative for facilitating 25GBASE-T and 40GBASE-T…

Data Centre Growth

Developments in Data Centre Cables and Transceivers

Developments in Data Centre Cables and Transceivers The recent boom of data centre growth and expansion has been fuelled by increases in machine-to-machine traffic caused by an expansion of server virtualisation, in-cloud computing, and software defined networks (SDNs). All of this has led to an increase in demand for high capacity data centre infrastructures. A…

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…

Multimode Fiber Cable

Single-mode vs. Multi-mode Fiber Cabling

Fiber Facts – Single-mode vs. Multi-mode Fiber Copper cabling is still widely used in most data centres, but over the last few years, many data centres have made the switch to optical fiber. Optic fiber is still a relatively new technology and not everyone fully understands the fundamental aspects of optic fiber. In this article,…

Fiber Network Cables

Comparing Active and Passive Optical Networks

Comparing Active and Passive Optical Networks FTTH (Fiber to the Home) access networks are widely deployed in homes across many countries. Today, more and more subscribers are using optical fibers rather than copper lines for broadband Internet access. FTTH is the most advanced form of fiber-optic communication which you can avail of in your living…