Want more optics information? Try this new podcast
Introducing the Cisco Optics Podcast, part of the Cisco Podcast Network and available on all major podcast platforms. Join us for episode one, where we discuss the history of pluggable optics in a conversation with Ray Nering, an engineering product manager in the Cisco Optics product management group.
Good News for Those Who Need Optics Information Quickly
COPI is a new online tool for optics information that accompanies the popular Cisco Optics compatibility and interoperability matrices.
Cisco Completes Acquisition of Acacia
Cisco completed its acquisition of Acacia Communications, Inc., a company that designs and manufactures high-speed optical interconnect products and technologies. Acacia’s technology is very complementary to Cisco’s optical systems and optics strategy and reinforces its investment in the Internet for the Future with world-class coherent optical solutions for our customers.
What’s so great about LR compared to LR4 optics?
Learn the difference between 100G LR and LR4 optics, and how pluggable form factors evolved between the introductions of the two.
It’s Quick And Easy With Cisco Optics Online Tools
Confused about which pluggable optic is right for your application? These user-friendly Cisco Optics online tools make it easy to choose.
Did You Know About The Alternative To 40G BiDi: 40G CSR?
The QSFP+ 40G CSR pluggable optic offers an alternative to 40G BiDi, especially when longer reach is needed.
Co-Packaged Optics and an Open Ecosystem
The pace of bandwidth growth isn’t slowing down, and each generation draws more power than the last. To address this, the industry needs to move to co-packaged optics. Today we are announcing a collaboration between Inphi and Cisco to drive an open ecosystem around the technology.
A New Capability Of Single-Lambda 100G Technology: 10km Reach
There's a new addition to Cisco's Single-Lambda 100G series of QSFP28 optics that provides 10km reach. It's called 100G LR.
Now You Can Future-Proof Your Data Center With 100G Optics
Optimized for data center applications, the QSFP28 100G DR is the second product in Cisco's Single-Lambda 100G portfolio of pluggable optics.