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QSFP28 MSA Compatible 100G Optics Overview

As data centers around the world explore their options for increasing network speeds and bandwidth, 100G QSFP28 MSA compatible optics appear as an ideal alternative to accelerate data flow. QSFP28 optics hence become the universal data center form factor for 100G network transmission. This article will address QSFP28 MSA compatible optics used in 100G transmission. QSFP28 MSA Optics: The Revolution…

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Things You Should Know about PSM4

In the current interconnection market, 100G QSFP28 transceiver has become a common trend of Ethernet due to its higher bandwidth, high data rate, lower cost and so on. To further keep pace with the market demands, many series of QSFP28 optical transceivers come into the data center, such as QSFP28 100GBASE-SR4/LR4, QSFP28 100GBASE-PSM4, QSFP28 100GBASE-CWDM4 and so on, in which…

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Switch Stacking vs Trunking: What’s the Difference?

The performance of Ethernet switches is important in network design, for it will affect the whole network system working. Therefore, to achieve high performance, network managers may use different methods to improve the performance of network switches, which cause a hot topic: switch stacking vs trunking. In the article, the knowledge of switch stacking and trunking will be explored as…

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All You Need to Know about 56G QSFP+ to QSFP+ DAC Twinax Cable

DAC is the short name for direct attach cable. Currently, there are many different types of DAC Twinax cables on the market such as SFP+ DAC Cable and QSFP DAC Cable. Terminated with transceiver-style connectors, they are designed to be used in the same ports as a typical SFP+ or QSFP transceiver, with no need for adaptors or converters, replacing…

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Use 100G QSFP28 Transceiver to Speed Up Your Network

The unceasing migration to higher levels of network performance and scalability drives the boom of 100G transceiver market. 100G transceiver has become a preferable alternative for those bandwidth-hungry applications to accelerate data flow in data centers. In this article, we will introduce several types of 100G transceiver which are commonly seen on the market. An emphasis will be put on…

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Smart Switch vs Managed Switch: What’s the True Difference?

Ethernet switches can be regarded as the “brain” of a network. In today’s market of network switches, there are mainly three types of Ethernet switches managed switch, smart switch and an unmanaged switch. Like the discussion about managed vs unmanaged switch, the topic of “smart switch vs managed switch” is also be discussed heatedly. Then what’s the true difference between…