The length of time an optical transceiver spends plugged into a switch and the amount and importance of the data it carries means that reliability is paramount. Ellen Manning looks at the rigorous testing procedures put in place to ensure maximum reliability.
Interconnection vendor Mellanox Technologies has begun shipping 200GbE Ethernet and InfiniBand HDR LinkX optical transceivers, active optical cables (AOCs) and direct attach copper cables (DACs) for use in upcoming 200Gb/s systems. Additionally, Mellanox is shipping 400G QSFP-DD DAC cables for use in next generation systems. The new LinkX 200Gb/s product line provides options for switch, […]Read More
Market watcher LightCounting says global sales of optical transceivers reached US$1.3 billion in Q2 2019 – up 5% sequentially, but down 2% from Q2 2018. There is a good chance that this market will post modest growth this year, consistent with its forecast, published in April 2019. Demand for Ethernet transceivers picked up, after three […]Read More
ProLabs has launched its latest portfolio of transceiver solutions designed to ensure smooth digital transformation and support next-generation 400G technology, which, says the company, organisations are currently struggling to harness despite its ability to revolutionise industry operations for the better. ProLabs’ new solutions vow to facilitate the transition to 400G for organisations, minimising upgrade costs […]Read More