optical fiber communication

Advantages and Disadvantages of Optical Fiber Communication

Nowadays, optical fiber communication stands out in the optical communication industry to be the mainstay of modern communication. As an emerging tech, the development pace of optical fiber communication and a wide range of applications are unprecedented in the communication industry. However, what does it make so? What are the advantages and disadvantages of optical fiber communication? Well, we will get the…

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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…

smart-vs-managed-switch which one should i choose

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…

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100G Transceiver: 100G SR10 or 100G LR4 CFP modules

Although 10/40G Ethernet nowadays still captures the major position in the world of telecommunication, service providers and enterprise data centers are actually undertaking an infrastructures transformation. Which fuels the demand for higher speeds and better performance 100G transceiver, making the migration to 100G an inevitable trend. Optical transceiver modules always pertain to an integral part of overall system design, as…

Copper SFP module

How to convert QSFP to RJ45 for Network Connection

We know that in the present market, there are different types of ports for switches, such as RJ45 port, SFP+ port, QSFP port and etc. Generally speaking, the more ports a switch is equipped with, the more devices the switch can be connected to. Different ports enable switches to other devices via fiber or copper. So what is the difference…

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Best Replace for D-Link DGS-1100-10MP 8-Port PoE Switch

As the ever-increasing of small business, Ethernet switches with PoE (power over Ethernet) technology to realize real-time monitoring and management. 8-port PoE switch is one of the commonly used PoE switches in business networks. Considering different factors, it’s common for users to find a matched cheap PoE network switch to replace the expensive one. In this post, the alternative—FS S1130-8T2F…