Difference Between Media Converter and Network Switch

Media converter and network switch are both widely used in today’s high-speed network applications. In some scenes, one can be used to replace another one. Then, which one should I choose for my network? What is the difference between the media converter and the network switch? This post will cover the knowledge of media converter and the network switch, and explain…

Fiber vs Copper SFP Module: A War or Not?

Having been compared for many years, fiber and copper seem to be competitors. Someone says it has been a lasting war between fiber and copper. Although, copper has been used for a longer time, now, fiber has already made a foothold in the industry of communication. Besides, with the continuous development of copper technology, the difference between copper and fiber…

Fiber Optic Collimators

Fiber optic collimator is an effective passive optical component used for laser beam collimating. and Fiber optic collimators come in many forms. There are more things to consider when it comes to purchasing collimators. LENS TYPE SIZE DOES MATTER SPHERICAL OR CHROMATIC ABERRATION SINGLEMODE OR MULTIMODE PAIRING, TARGETING, OR LASER PIGTAILING 0 DEGREE OR 8 DEGREE ALTERNATIVES Introduction to Fiber…

OpenFlow Switch: What Is It and How Does it Work?

SDN (Software-Defined Networking) technology is generating huge interest in the networking industry due to its ability to add higher agility and scalability for networks. At the core of the SDN technology is the OpenFlow protocol, and SDN with OpenFlow switch promises flexibility and fast configuration of communication networks. So what exactly is OpenFlow and OpenFlow switch? How does OpenFlow switch…