Reach to 40km Transmission – 100G QSFP28 ER4 Lite Module

Today’s world is undergoing an infrastructure transformation, which requires higher speed, greater scalability, higher performance, flexibility, and reliability to meet the demands. Take 100G data rate as an example, the MSA groups keep driving the development of 500m, 2km, 10km and 40km cost-effective 100G optics targeting modern data center. The 100G QSFP28 ER4-Lite standard was sampling several months ago, but…

CPAK Vs. CFP/CFP2/CFP4 Vs. QSFP28 100G Transceiver Modules

100G QSFP28 and CFP optical transceivers as the main transmission media of the 100G network, dominate the 100G hardware market. CPAK launched right after CFP2 100G modules, is the Cisco proprietary form factor. Since its certification, CPAK was considered as the alternative of CFP form factor modules. Today’s article will describe the CPAK 100G module in detail and compare it with…

Are You Ready for Embracing 100G Ethernet?

Many hardware vendors like Cisco, Finisar, Huawei and Brocade have recently announced support for 100 Gigabit Ethernet and telecom vendors around the world have also shown interest in launching 100G networks. All these events shows the sign of the advent of 100 Gigabit Ethernet in the commercial segment. However, is it necessary to move to 100G now?