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How to Speed Up Your Fiber Network Deployment

Fiber optic networks bring many advantages compared to traditional copper-based networks. However, deployment of fiber optic networks can be time-consuming…

Fiber Optic Transceivers

Troubleshooting Common Problems on Fiber Optic Transceivers

Fiber optic transceivers are an essential part of any fiber optic system. They are responsible for converting electrical signals into…

Cisco Nexus 34180YC to Supermicro SYS-1029U-TR25M Servers

For the past five to seven years the most common speed of connection between a Top of Rack (ToR) leaf…

QSFP-100G-SM-SR Application

FluxLight QSFP-100G-SM-SR Application: 100G Spine-Leaf Interconnect

This application note describes the use of 100GBASE-CWDM4 links between leaft EOR/TOR switches and a larger data center Spine switches.…

FluxLight GLC-LH-SMD Application: 1Gbps Campus Interconnect with DDM

The GLC-LH-SMD optical transceiver is ideal for trunking light-to-medium access/aggregation switch traffic on campus networks. This transceiver supports full-duplex 1Gbps…

FluxLight GLC-SX-MMD Application: 1Gbps Switch Interconnect with DDM

FluxLight GLC-SX-MMD Application: 1Gbps Switch Interconnect with DDM

This application note describes the use of 1000BASE-SX links between small edge/access switches and a larger core/spine switch. This note…

FluxLight GLC-SX-MM Application: 1Gbps Switch Interconnect

FluxLight GLC-SX-MM Application: 1Gbps Switch Interconnect

While most new fiber interconnects have moved to 10Gbps and higher rates, good old 1Gbps connections are all that is…

1000BASE-T Optical Transceiver Application

SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES SERIES: FluxLight 1000BASE-T Optical Transceiver Application

CONNECTING AT 1G OVER CAT5e Many network appliances, workstations and other endpoint gear include 1Gbps Ethernet ports. For most such…

10GBASE-T Cisco 34180YC Cisco UCS C460

DATA CENTER SERIES: FluxLight SFP-10G-T Transceiver Application

Cisco Nexus 34180YC to Cisco UCS C460 There are many ways of connecting a Top of Rack (ToR) leaf switch…