qsfp

March 6, 2019

DATA CENTER

In Praise of the QSFP – from 40GbE to 400GbE and Beyond

Cisco is building and testing QSFP-DD systems and modules capable of driving 400GbE Ethernet electrical interfaces and cooling 20W modules with margin to address thermal and high-speed electrical challenges. These advances for the 400GbE are not at the limits of what is possible. Further innovation will reduce power as chips move to 7nm from the current 16nm processes.

February 20, 2019

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Peace of Mind with Cisco Optics (Part 1 of 3)

Find out how Cisco gained its reputation for problem-free pluggable optics in this first of a three-part series.

OFC 2017 Demo: Cisco 400GbE Optical Module

We’re excited to announce that Cisco will have two demonstrations of the QSFP-DD form factor at OFC 2017. The QSFP-DD standard is important because of these reasons. Read more.

February 5, 2015

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Fiber. Great In Your Diet. Costly In Your Data Center.

Guest Blog by Pat Chou, TMG Product Manager Since the introduction of the Cisco’s 40G QSFP BiDi (Quad Small Form-Factor Pluggable Bidirectional module), we’ve seen phenomenal growth and adoption. I guess people do see the benefit. What’s that? You haven’t heard? …Ok, let’s say you’re in charge of a data center and your boss reminds you […]