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Easiest Connectivity Solutions for 25G and 100G. Due to the increasing number of connected devices in use and their need for fast-based data processing, data centers are under pressure of transmitting data more quickly and efficiently.

Easiest Connectivity Solutions for 25G and 100G

In order to keep pace with the rapid bandwidth increases, the applications standards organizations have been busy updating the recommended guidelines. Some intermediate speeds like 25 gigabit Ethernet are being developed to fit the gap between 10G, 40G, 100G and 400G. Implementation of 100G/120G CXP module. Data center bandwidth demands continue to grow, requiring higher capacity and throughput.

implementation of 100G/120G CXP module

The 100G/120G Ethernet is no longer new in data center optic market, but it’s still a complex act to efficiently and effectively upgrade existing 10G/40G architectures to these higher data rates, especially in a space-constrained application. In order to explore the approaches of smooth migration to high density 100G/120G network, this post will take multimode 100G/120G CXP module as example, and illustrate some simplified scenarios when upgrading to these higher data rates. Overview on 100G/120G CXP Module High density 100G/120G CXP is very popular in the implementations up to 100Gbps for saving-space.

This deployment can then leverage the 10G-per-lane channels to distribute the 10G data anywhere in the data center. 100G/120G CXP module is designed to connect with an MTP/MPO-24 connector, which can be divided to 10x10G or 12x10G transceiver pairs. Experience Cisco GBIC Module and SFP Module - Blog of FS.COM. Gigabit interface converter (GBIC) and Small Form-factor Pluggables (SFP) transceivers are designed for Gigabit Ethernet and Fibre Channel applications.

Experience Cisco GBIC Module and SFP Module - Blog of FS.COM

They are small, modular optical interface transceivers offering a cost-effective and convenient solution for data center, campus and storage area networks. This article will give a clear introduction to these two optical modules. Understanding GBIC and SFP Module A GBIC module is a transceiver that can convert electric currents (digital highs and lows) to optical signals, and optical signals to digital electric currents. The typical GBIC module is a hot swappable input/output device that plugs into a Gigabit Ethernet port or slot and links the port with the network. While as the growing demand for high bandwidth, the SFP module is produced to suit the needs. Dell S6100-ON Switch Compatible Modules and Cables - Blog of FS.COM. It is commonsense in telecommunications that data centers require repetitive building blocks of equipment with the advancement of Internet and increasing demand for higher data rate.

Dell S6100-ON Switch Compatible Modules and Cables - Blog of FS.COM

For this reason, it is important for switches to have high flexibility to support different data rates and transmission medias, especially those switches for Layer 2 and Layer 3 in network migration. Besides flexibility, as new generation networks such as virtualization and cloud computing services come forth, the trend of future data centers is toward soft-ware defined networking (SDN), where all infrastructure is virtualized and delivered as a service. FS.COM SFP+ Optical Modules Solution. FS.COM generic hot pluggable SFP+ transceiver modules offers a wide range of options regard to speeds, protocols, reaches and supported transmission media.

FS.COM SFP+ Optical Modules Solution

Which are compatible with the major brands in the market. 10Gbit/s SFP+ module is the smallest 10G form factor designed to be used in10 Gigabit Ethernet networks. This hot-swappable input/output module supports 10 Gigabit Ethernet port or slot. FS.COM offers a full range of cost-effective copper and optical SFP+ modules in combinations of protocols 10GBASE-T, 10GBASE-SR, 10GBASE--LR, 10GBASE-LRM, 10GBASE-ER, 10GBASE-ZR. The specification is shown in the following table. FS.COM SFP Optical Modules Solution. .

FS.COM SFP Optical Modules Solution

What kind of SFP transceivers are available in FS.COM? FS.COM provides a full range of SFP transceivers for Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet and Fibre Channel applications, such as 100base SFP and 1000BASE SFP, CWDM SFP, DWDM SFP, Bidi SFP, SONET/SDH SFP and 2G/4G FC SFP for both short and long distance transmission requirements. .

What compatible brands of SFPs are available in FS.COM? Compatible Module's Price Is So Cheap, What About the Quality? - Blog of FS.COM. Fiber optic communication has become a major part in today’s telecommunication network.

Compatible Module's Price Is So Cheap, What About the Quality? - Blog of FS.COM

Photoelectric conversion is a necessary part in fiber optic network. And it is fiber optic transceiver that has the function of photoelectric conversion. As a must in fiber network architectures, we cannot have a complete data transfer link without it. Though a single fiber optic transceiver may not be expensive, the total quantities of transceiver modules needed for a data center will cost a large sum of money. Fortunately, the transceiver market provides customers compatible modules at low cost from third-party manufacturers. How Do I Know the Optical Module Have a Problem? To judge the quality and compatibility of the GBIC, SFP or SFP+ optical module we bought, we can refer to the latest SFF-8472 specification.

40G QSFP+ Module and CFP Module Wiki - Blog of FS.COM. A transceiver module is a self-contained component that can both transmit and receive analog or digital signals.

40G QSFP+ Module and CFP Module Wiki - Blog of FS.COM

The transceiver acts to connect the electrical circuitry of the module with the optical or copper network. The optical fiber, or wire, plugs into a connector on the transceiver module. Devices such as routers or network interface cards provide one or more transceiver module slot (like GBIC, SFP, XFP) into which you can insert a transceiver module which is appropriate for that connection. There are multiple types of transceiver module available for use with different types of wire, fiber, different wavelengths within a fiber, and for communication over different distances.

Six Types Of Quad Small Form-Factor Pluggable Plus Cable - QSFP+ Cables - Blog of FS.COM. QSFP+(Quad Small Form-Factor Pluggable Plus) cables, including QSFP+ copper direct attach copper cable (DAC) and QSFP+ active optical cable (AOC), are considered as the more cost-effective solutions of interconnection between 40G devices.

Six Types Of Quad Small Form-Factor Pluggable Plus Cable - QSFP+ Cables - Blog of FS.COM

And they offer a wide variety of high-density and low-power 40 Gigabit Ethernet connectivity options for data center, high-performance computing networks, enterprise core and distribution layers, and service provider applications. Nowadays in the market, there are mainly six types of 40G QSFP+ cables such as 40G QSFP+ to QSFP+ DAC and 40G QSFP+ to QSFP+ AOC. This post will give a detailed introduction to these six types of QSFP+ cables. Why CPAK Transceiver is Different in 100G Solutions? - Blog of FS.COM.

Nowadays, as the bandwidth, transmission speed and network traffic volumes continue to escalate, 100G transceiver market is booming and will be more popular in the future.

Why CPAK Transceiver is Different in 100G Solutions? - Blog of FS.COM

At present, there are several types of 100G optical transceivers on the market: CFP, CFP2, CFP4, QSFP28 and 100G CPAK. All of them are playing a critical role in 100G networks. This post will give a detailed introduction of 100G CPAK module. Overview of 100G CPAK Transceiver CPAK transceiver is a hot-swappable I/O device that plugs into the 1-Port 100 Gigabit Ethernet EPA (EPA-1X100GE). CPAK modules combine the greatest density and bandwidth with the lowest power consumption available in the market. Get Further Understanding of 10GBASE-T SFP+ Copper Transceiver - Blog of FS.COM. Dell S6100-ON Switch Compatible Modules and Cables - Blog of FS.COM. Which One to Select, GLC-LH-SM Vs GLC-LH-SMD? Among so many different Cisco SFP modules, sometimes you may feel confused. Because the differences of some SFP modules are tiny, for instance, Cisco SFP GLC-LH-SM and Cisco SFP GLC-LH-SMD.

If you can’t understand the the difference between these two Cisco SFP modules, you don’t know which one to select for your Cisco switch. Differences Between QSFP-40G-SR4 and QSFP-40G-UNIV. Due to the ever-increasing requirement for higher speed transmission, 40G Ethernet is introduced to networking world, and it will gradually dominates the market. Many vendors have released different kinds of devices to support 40GbE, among which 40G QSFP+ module is the most popular and available for short distance or long distance data transmission. There are two variants short distance QSFP+ modules: QSFP-40G-SR4, and QSFP-40G-UNIV, what are the differences among these two types? This passage will tell you and give more information. Differences in Interfaces and Transmission Media Commonly, for QSFP+ modules, there are mainly two connector interfaces: MPO/MTP and duplex LC(Note: LC interfaced QSFP+ uses serial transmission, while MPO/MTP interfaced QSFP+ uses parallel transmission.

Differences in Working Principle Differences in Transmission Distance Differences in Cost Consumption. Interconnection Solutions for Cisco Nexus 3500 Series Switches - Blog of FS.COM. Cisco Nexus 3000 series switch has been introduced in April 2011 to provide line-rate layer 2 and layer 3 performance. This series is designed to be low-latency, flexible, high-density and power-efficient to meet current needs in data centers. It also includes various models as Cisco Nexus 3048 switch, Cisco Nexus 3100 platform switches, Cisco Nexus 3100-V platform switches, Cisco Nexus 3200 platform switches and Cisco Nexus 3500 series switches. This post will mainly introduce the Cisco Nexus 3500 series switches and their applicable interconnection solutions. Description of Cisco Nexus 3500 Platform Cisco Nexus 3500 platform uses the Cisco Algo Boost technology to achieve excellent Layer 2 and 3 switching latencies of less than 200 nanoseconds.

Decoding 100G QSFP28 Fiber Optic Transceiver - Blog of FS.COM. For most data centers and network service providers, if they want to remain competitive, they must upgrade their network to higher speed to deliver operational services. In the past years, we talked more about 10G and 40G. Now, the time of 100G is coming according to the latest researches from HIS. It predicts that the service providers expect their 100G ports to be 38% in 2018.

There are many ways to transfer the network to 100G with various switches and standards being published, among which 100G QSFP28 modules are considered to be the preferred choice. This post will offer a specific introduction for 100G QSFP28 fiber optic transceivers. Basic of 100G QSFP28. Interconnection Solutions for Cisco Nexus 3500 Series Switches - Blog of FS.COM. Understanding 100GBASE-PSM4 QSFP28 Transceiver. Posted on February 15, 2017 by FS.COM. How to Convert a QSFP+ Port to a SFP+ Port? - Fiber Optic Cabling Solutions. As data communications technology migrates from 10GbE to 40GbE and beyond, it is often necessary to connect 40GbE equipment with existing 10GbE equipment. Should I Choose Cisco S-Class Module or Non-S-Class Module? Cisco switches and fiber optic transceivers are considered as the benchmarks of the market with a market share more than 50%.

With the development of fiber optic network, Cisco has developed a variety of fiber optic transceivers for different applications and has built a system to name each transceiver. Media Types for 10 Gigabit Ethernet - Fiber Transceiver Solution. Today, the Ethernet cabling systems market is dominated by 10G links. Fiber Optic Transceiver Cleaning Guide. Posted on January 4, 2017 by FS.COM Tags: SFP , Fiber Optic Cleaning , transceiver modules. Getting to Know About QSFP-40G-UNIV Transceiver. As the switching applications requiring higher bandwidth increased, the need to upgrade from 10G to dense 40 Gigabit Ethernet switching connection also goes on rise. But the optical transceivers widely used at present require to redesign the data center layout if migrating to 40G, for the existing fiber infrastructure cannot satisfy this migration requirement.

Quick Guides on 3G Digital Video SFPs. As high definition (HD) content occupies the norm in video and broadcasting industry, higher standards digital video SFPs are needed for HD or even higher standard video transmission. How to Choose 40G QSFP+ Modules for Multimode Applications? - Fiber Transceiver Solution. 40G QSFP+ for Long Distance Connection Solutions. 40 Gigabit Ethernet soon becomes prominent since it can meet the increasing need for high speed network. 40G QSFP (Quad Small Form-Factor Pluggable) transceivers offer network service providers high density 40 Gigabit Ethernet connections for applications such as data centers.

In the market, you can find a wide varieties of 40G QSFP transceivers including the short distance types, Bidi, and long distance types. Single-mode Fiber Optic Transceivers vs. Multimode Fiber Optic Transceivers. Posted on September 13, 2016 by FS.COM.