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Extended Reach 100G Optics – Which One Is Best For Me?

Since the introduction of 100G pluggable optics several years ago, a great variety of reaches and form factors became available. Among the most confusing reaches are the Extended Reach variants. In this blog, we are going to explain what variants are available in the Cisco Optics portfolio, and the differences between them.

Here’s An Easier Way To Upgrade To 400G Optics

Learn how the QSFP28 FR pluggable optic paves the way to 400G upgrades and how it impacts the network performance and deployment process in this next entry in the Single Lambda 100G blog series.

How To Make 100G Pluggable Optics In Massive Volume

Here's how to ensure your 100G optics are forward compatible. It's all about simplifying designs and standards so that manufacturers can support volumes equivalent to today's 10G SFP+ pluggable optics. The key is to use single-lambda 100G.

January 16, 2020

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QSFP-DD800 MSA Paves The Way For 800G Links In Data Centers

A new 800G MSA is formed to support continued growth in traffic demand and the resulting need for higher link data rates in data centers. Once again, Cisco is there at the forefront.

Don’t Mix Up Your FECs

Clearing up the confusion about forward error correction and 25G short reach transceivers.