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Keeping Cool with QSFP-DD800 Optics

History has been very clear that for broad industry adoption of the 800G generation, an optical pluggable form factor must be judged on: (1) Backwards compatibility with previous generation optics (2) 100G+ electrical performance (3) Excellent thermal power dissipation The recent QSFP-DD MSA updates ensure all of these, but I’d like to focus on the […]

History of Pluggable Optics Continued: Cisco Optics Podcast Episode 4 Notes

Join us for Episode 4 of the Cisco Optics Podcast, 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.

History of Pluggable Optics Continued: Cisco Optics Podcast Episode 3 Notes

Join us for Episode 3 of the Cisco Optics Podcast, 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.

History of Pluggable Optics Continued: Cisco Optics Podcast Episode 2 Notes

Join us for Episode 2 of the Cisco Optics Podcast, 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.

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.

February 9, 2021

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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.