Category Archives: Fiber Optic Transceiver

Comparison Between CFP-100G-SR10 and CFP-100G-LR4 Module

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Although 10/40G Ethernet nowadays still captures the major position in the world of telecommunication, service providers and enterprise data centers are actually undertaking a transformation of infrastructures. Which fuels the demand for higher speeds, greater scalability, and better performance and reliability, … Continue reading

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QSFP28 Transceiver: Making the Switch to 100G Network

As data centers around the world explore their options for increasing network speeds and bandwidth, 10G has been a traditional favorite, and 40G is not able to keep pace with the requirements. In this case, 100G network appears to be a preferable … Continue reading

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Reference Guide to Optical Transceiver Testing

As an integral part of the entire network, optical transceiver plays a significant role in deciding the overall performance and reliability of the network. The importance of optical transceiver testing therefore cannot be overestimated. Currently, since an increasing number of … Continue reading

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Things to Know About BiDi Transceiver

In each and every data center and IT infrastructure, the demand for larger capacity, higher bandwidth and more reliable performance will never slack. Meanwhile, your applications and competitive advantages increasingly depend on it. Which may explain why nowadays migrating from … Continue reading

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QSFP+ Optics for High-Density 40GE Connectivity

With the development of the SFF-8436 Multi Source Agreement, many vendor are now offering a variety of IEEE- and MSA-compliant Quad Small Form-Factor Pluggable Plus (QSFP+) devices for fiber networks. And there are basic three 40G QSFP+ optics for this … Continue reading

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40G and 100G Pluggable Optics in Data Center

In order to meet the demand for increased network bandwidth, migration to 40G Ethernet links for switch to server and storage area network connections in data centers and 100G Ethernet links for core switching and routing connections in the backbone … Continue reading

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SFP+ Transceiver Testing – TWDPc Measurement

SFP+ transceiver is widely deployed in applications and becomes much more pervasive due to its smaller form factor, less power consumption and its increased port density compared with XFP transceiver. Each SFP+ transceiver houses an optical receiver and transmitter. One … Continue reading

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CWDM SFP vs DWDM SFP – Which One Suits You Better?

SFP (Small Form-Factor Pluggable) is designed to meet Multi-Source Agreement (MSA) standards to ensure network equipment compatibility. Recently wavelength-division multiplexing (WDM) technology is warmly welcomed by internet users all around the world. It is a technology that multiplexes a number of … Continue reading

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Comparison between QSFP-40G-LR4 and QSFP-40G-PLR4

Times are always moving forward, just as data center regularly went through great migration from 1G, 10G to 40G, 100G over the past few decades. Since IEEE 802.3ba standard defined the 40G Ethernet on June 17, 2010. People designed several … Continue reading

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Introduction to Cisco QSFP-40G-SR4 and QSFP-40G-CSR4

Are you feeling irritated about the internet speed? Especially, when you encounter the following situations. First, you have to buffer constantly when watching the video, refreshing continuously while browsing the page and you have to wait for so long to … Continue reading

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