Cisco Transceiver Module: GLC-T vs GLC-TE 1

Cisco Transceiver Module: GLC-T vs GLC-TE

Cisco SFP transceiver modules have become exceedingly popular with the widespread of Cisco routers and switches. GLC-T and GLC-TE are the two types of Cisco SFP transceiver…

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Steel frame with network switches

What is the Function of Switch in Networking

Network switches have been an indispensable component in corporate or data center networking. However, faced with the question that what the exact function of a…

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GBIC module

What is GBIC Module?

Nowadays, confusion appears when facing so many options on the fiber optic market, so being familiar with fiber optic equipment is helpful to select the…

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photo of 1000Base transceiver module

Cisco GLC-SX-MMD Compatibility Explained

Gigabit Ethernet, a significant breakthrough of telecommunication, stands for various technologies of transmitting signals in the speed up to 1000Mbp/s. GLC-SX-MMD module is the hot-pluggable…

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What Is PoE and Power Over Ethernet Switch? 10

What Is PoE and Power Over Ethernet Switch?

Network switches with PoE technology are widely used in business, school districts and healthcare facilities for the big benefits of their IP surveillance networks. So…

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Different types of CFP modules

What Does CFP Stand For?

The thriving of the 100G network makes the popularization of 100G optical transceiver modules, such as CFP modules, which provide a cost-effective solution for the 100G…

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a hand inserting optical transceiver in to a fiber management panel

What is Optical Transceiver Module?

The speed and stability of the network are making a great leap forward thanks to the high bandwidth and low attenuation brought by fiber optics. The optical…

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10G SFP module for optical transmission

Comparison of 10GBASE-T and 10G SFP+ Transceiver

With the growing need for higher capacity network connectivity, 10G network transmission is becoming increasingly popular. 10G SFP+ optical transceiver and 10GBASE-T copper transceiver are…

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A network switch is used for home applications

Selecting the Best Gigabit Switch for Home Network

As the Internet has become more and more prevalent, today almost all homes have built a home network via a network switch. Network switches keep multiple…

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ethernet switch working diagram

What Is an Ethernet Switch and How to Use It?

Nowadays, Ethernet switch has become an important part of a data center or computer networking to meet different needs. You might have heard about it…

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SFP transceiver photos

What Does SFP Stand for And How to Use It?

With the increasing demand for higher bandwidth, multiple types of transceiver modules are designed for data transmission, including GBIC, SFP, SFP+, QSFP and so on….

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conversion of SFP to ethernet

How to Convert SFP to Ethernet?

SFP ports and RJ45 ports are the most common interfaces which are used in Gigabit Ethernet applications. And we complete the fiber to Ethernet or…

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How to Use a Network Switch?

“I want to buy a network switch on the internet for my home office. But I have no idea how to use a network switch…

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RJ45 SFP module

What Is RJ45 SFP Module And How to Use It?

Transceiver module, known as the essential optics for data transmission, is widely used to connect network applications like switches and network interface cards. Various types of…

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DAC Cables terminated in metal box

What’s DAC Cable And Why Choose It Over Fiber Transceiver?

Driven by demand for higher speed fiber cables, network cabling has gone through great changes over the years. Cat5e copper cabling and 1000BASE-T have dominated…

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Buying guide

Single Mode SFP vs Multimode SFP: What’s the Difference?

SFP transceiver module, also known as small form-factor pluggable or mini GBIC, is a hot-pluggable optical transceiver module which is commonly used for both telecommunication and…

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Leaf-Spine Architecture

What Is Ethernet Leaf Switch

At present, with the massive increase in data transmitting and the need for real-time data travel within the network, Ethernet switching technology has evolved greatly over the…

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ONIE system

What ONIE Means to a Network Switch?

As we know, a network switch is a telecommunication device in a computer network which connects multiple devices together, such as PCs, servers, laptops, and…

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Connection sequence of switch, router and modem

Switch vs Router vs Modem: What is the Difference?

Ethernet switch, router and modem look strikingly similar if only judging by their appearance. However, they each play different roles and are deployed for various…

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diagram of a PoE switch

Home Network Switch Buying Guide

Today, almost every home has built a home network which requires some basic hardware. The first important hardware for your home network is a data switch….

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QSFP-40G-SR-BD using duplex LC MMF

QSFP-40G-SR-BD Transceiver: An Ideal Option for 40G Ethernet

The demands for higher bandwidth, larger capacity and greater performance in the network are still increasing fiercely. Hence, the migration from 10G to 40G has…

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Cisco SFP 10G SR

Cisco SFP+ Module Wiki and Buying Tips

When it comes to optical modules, the brand Cisco especially their Cisco SFP+ modules will be mentioned by almost everyone in the optic fiber field….

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IGMP snooping model diagram

What Is IGMP Snooping and IGMP Snooping Switch?

IGMP snooping switches are gradually entering the core of the network. Maybe some people are still not familiar with the fresh terms such as IGMP…

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10G Network Switch Price Comparison

10G network switches are quite popular on the market since our modern business and home networking applications have become increasingly digital. However, it’s not easy…

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