[vcf-midatlantic] SX GBIC fiber cable speed

Mike Willegal mike at willegal.net
Wed Feb 17 20:27:25 UTC 2021


Cisco qualified and rebranded 3rd party SFPs. If I remember right, Avago was one of the primary suppliers.  Things probably have changed since I was involved.

Mike Willegal

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> On Feb 17, 2021, at 12:08 PM, Neil Cherry <ncherry at linuxha.com> wrote:
> 
> On 2/16/21 8:58 PM, Martin Flynn via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>> +1
>> CDL is running a CISCO 4900M as the core, with OM3 10GB links to the edge switches that are physically in building 9059.  The links to the other buildings will be single mode 1310nm fiber due to length.
>> And to avoid mix and match, it's all CISCO optics and modules....
> 
> In the business settings you and I are used to (I was a network SE) this makes perfect sense.
> Reduces the questions during diagnostics. Saving a few dollars when cost of loss during
> diagnostics is penny wise, pound foolish.
> 
> For my home I'm don't mind some experimenting. But I do need to keep my CFO happy. ;-)
> 
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