Fiber optic cable, twisted pair cable, and coaxial cable are the three main types of network cables used in communication systems. Each of them is different and suitable for various applications.
XFP –the first of the small form factor 10GbE optics. SFP+ –a 10GbE optics using the same physical form factor as a gigabit SFP.
PoE vs PoE+ vs PoE++ Switch: Differences & Comparison
Friday, December 17, 2021
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Wednesday, December 1, 2021
A patch panel is a piece of hardware with multiple ports that helps organize a group of cables. Each of these ports contains a wire that goes to a different location, such as computer stations, servers, switches, electric or electronic instruments.
OSI model is commonly used in describing network communications, while the TCP/IP model is popularly used in network description and is older than OSI model. What’s the difference between them?
We are in the midst of global semiconductor shortage and it is estimated to last till 2023 and 2024. This is a painful period, as the ongoing crisis is affecting more than 169 industries and has led to major shortages and queues amongst consumer electronics. What is more concerning is that it is only a matter of time before it hits pillar industries, such as telecommunication sector for both consumer and business use.
The recommendation on whether to use a switch at Layer 2 or a Layer 3 depends in part on the size and complexity, and the security requirements, of the network you’re managing.
Thursday, July 22, 2021
Transceivers are lasers that are wavelength specific and convert electrical data signals from data switches into optical signals. Once this process has been performed the data signals can then be transmitted over optical fiber.
Thursday, July 15, 2021
Dark fiber refers to unused or underused fiber optic infrastructure, including optical fibers, fiber cables and repeaters. We have seen people talking about the benefits of deploying dark fiber, but rarely see them discussing how to light up dark fiber. Today we are going to talk about how to light up dark fiber.