Three Things to Know Before Establishing Fiber Optic Links

Today’s data centers have witnessed an unprecedented increase in computing bandwidth which is needed to drive network services, causing the never-ceasing evolution of Ethernet technologies to accommodate this high bandwidth need. And during this evolution, fiber optic cables are always preferred by users in network deployment for their longer link lengths and greater capacity, compared ...

Copper Cabling for 40G Data Center

A heated debate over whether fiber will take place of copper in the near future has caught people’s attention lately. Five to seven years ago, fiber was considerably more expensive than copper and, as such, was used sparingly. As fiber price has dropped dramatically and our bandwidth needs have grown, data centers have started to ...