Copper SFP vs Fiber SFP – Which One is Better?

The battle between copper and fiber has raged for many years. Copper has been used for a long time while fiber has already established a niche in the industry. Someone even held that fiber might replace copper. This competition of copper and fiber also exists in the field of a transceiver module. Actually, there is a measurable distinction between copper SFP…

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Fast Ethernet vs Gigabit Ethernet

An Ethernet is a group of networking technologies, which is used to connect multiple systems to develop a Local Area Network (LAN). Many types of Ethernet are there for use, but Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet are two main types which are more frequently used currently. This article will give an introduction of Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet in detail, and…

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What Kind of RJ45 Patch Panel Should I choose?

RJ45 patch panels act as an important role in data centers, server rooms, and other high-density cabling environments. In the market, varieties of RJ45 patch panels can be found today, for example, Cat5e patch panel, Cat6 patch panel, Cat6a patch panel, blank patch panel, etc. However, what kind of RJ45 patch panel should you choose? Here I’d like to give you…

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Overview of Commonly Used Multimode Fibers

In fiber optic cable market, the demand for single mode fiber and multimode fiber optic cable are increasing rapidly. Both of them are available for higher bandwidth and faster speed connections. Between them, multimode fiber is commonly used for shorter distance data transmission in LAN enterprise and data center applications. However, how much do you know about multimode fiber? Let’s have an overview of multimode…