400G ZR and ZR+ coherent pluggable optics have become new solutions for high-density networks with data rates from 100G to 400G featuring low power and small space. Let’s see how the latest generation of 400G ZR and 400G ZR+ optics extends the economic benefits to meet the requirements of network operators, maximizes fiber utilization, and […]
Fiber Optic Transceivers
400G OSFP Transceiver Types Overview
OSFP stands for Octal Small Form-factor Pluggable, which consists of 8 electrical lanes, running at 50Gb/s each, for a total of the bandwidth of 400Gb/s. This post will give an introduction of 400G OSFP transceiver types, the fiber connections, and some QAs about OSFP. 400G OSFP Transceiver Types Below lists some current main 400G OSFP transceiver types: […]
What Does BASE-“n” Mean for Fiber Optic Transceiver?
The networking is a very complicated field. Especially, when it intertwines with many terms, it’s easy to make beginners get lost in it. In this article, we will explore the Ethernet network naming system as Base-“n” and its applications in fiber optic transceiver. Network Basics Before the subject, there are two terms we need to […]
Fibre Channel vs Ethernet SFP
Speaking of Fibre Channel vs Ethernet, Fibre Channel SFP and Ethernet SFP are two major topics argumentative for a long time. Then, what’s the difference between them? Next, detailed illustration will be given to guide you on what is Fibre Channel and the comparison of Fibre Channel vs Ethernet SFP. What Is Fibre Channel? Fibre […]
Main Types of Cisco SFP Modules and How to Choose Them?
As is know to us all, transceiver module can be divided into several types, such as RF transceiver module, SFP transceiver module, wireless transceiver module, etc. Here, we will focus on SFP transceiver, more exactly, Cisco SFP modules. Read through this post to learn more about Cisco SFP module types and how to choose them. […]
HP SFP Basis: J4858C vs J4859C
As an important component of networking accessories, HP ProCurve transceivers are wildly applied to their relevant switches or routes. HP SFP consists of three versions: revision A, revision B and revision C. Actually, there is no much difference between these three versions. Some enrichments will merely be added in the newest version. The “revision C” […]