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.
Why Single-Lambda 100G Is Just What Networks Need in Pluggable Optics
The Single-Lambda 100G optics standards will be instrumental in the development of the next generation of 100G pluggable optics.
More Reliable Manufacturing? We’ll Drink to That.
Jack Daniels is known for distilling their expertise and attention to detail into every bottle of whiskey. But it looked like they needed a little more modernity in the distillery. See their story from Cisco partner Rockwell Automation:
Cisco Congratulates NBASE-T Alliance on Approval of a New Industry Standard.
As a founding member of the NBASE-T Alliance℠, Cisco is proud to celebrate IEEE’s approval of IEEE 802.3bzTM (2.5G/5G BASE-T) as a new Ethernet standard. From the start we saw the issue, understood the opportunity and realized the value to customers. Some of our most talented engineers are investing their time and energy in the […]
Upgrade Your Cat5e Cable Without Ever Touching A Wall
Today is the 17 year anniversary of my first video download. In September 1999, I was so excited to use the new robust 802.11a for an incredible 11 mbps download. Do you remember wireless networking 1999? Back then, if you had challenges at 11 mbps to download a video what did you do? You went […]
Light Reading & Cisco Dive Into Cloud on Upskill U
Submitted by Elizabeth Coyne, the Managing Editor at Light Reading, who is responsible for driving the curriculum and direction of Upskill U. The impact of cloud services and platforms on the telecom sector has been nothing short of revolutionary. Without the cloud, there would be no NFV, SDN, IoT, white boxes or open source and all […]
Rockwell Automation Wins the 2016 Engineers’ Choice Award!
We are pleased to congratulate our industry partner Rockwell Automation for having won, for the third year in a row, the Control Engineering 2016 Engineers’ Choice Award in the Network Integration – Ethernet hardware Products category. This year, the voting session saw more than 140,000 industrial engineers responsible for automation, control, and instrumentation technologies. The final voting […]