Optical Transceivers – Tackling the Temperature Test

Optical Transceivers – Tackling the Temperature Test Temperature has a major effect on the functioning of sensor systems and transceivers used in fiber optics. There are many studies that show how there is a risk of transceivers failing to perform at their best at higher temperatures, leading to delays, drastically reduced output and network partitions.…

SFP-10G-SR vs. SFP-10G-LR

SFP-10G-SR vs. SFP-10G-LR – What’s the Difference? To begin with, 10G SFP+ optical transceivers are easily available in the market and are now a mature technology. They are not too expensive. 40G/100G optical modules are commonly used in data centres and enterprises around the world for interconnection. The 10G SFP+ modules have many different standards…

What’s the Difference between Cisco SFP-GE-T & GLC-T?

What’s the Difference between SFP-GE-T and GLC-T? The SFP/SFP+ transceiver standard has generally been well received because it makes it possible for a single unit of networking hardware to support so many different cabling standards. This means instead of opting for a completely new switch to replace one that cannot handle different types of cabling…

Simple Guide to Common Optical Transceiver Formats

Simple Guide to Common Optical Transceiver Formats Optical transceivers are widely used in networking hardware installations. They are widely used because they make it possible for a switch to support various types of wiring and transmission formats. The main issue is trying to make out which of the different transceiver types is most suitable for an…

100 Gigabit Ethernet (100GE)

A Quick Guide to 100GE Ethernet Optical Transceivers

A Quick Guide to 100GE Ethernet Optical Transceivers 100 Gigabit Ethernet (100GE) is today widely used in data centres around the world. It’s a powerful technology and it’s no surprise that it has found traction so fast. However, the hard part is to choose the right 100GE Ethernet optical transceiver. With so many options available…

Optical transceiver manufacturer

3 Reasons to Use Third-Party Optical Transceivers

3 Reasons to Use Third-Party Optical Transceivers If you have used optical transceivers in the past, you will know that they are highly effective and utilitarian pieces of network hardware. Most transceivers come with SFP/SFP+ ports, which make it possible for you to choose from a number of uplink types. This allows you to use…