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  • When to use a Direct Attach Cable

    Direct Attach Cables (DAC) are a form of shielded high-speed cable with SFP connectors on either end. They can be used to connect switches to routers and/or servers. Direct Attach Cables are becoming increasingly popular in the network industry, mainly because Read More

  • The future of cloud storage

    Cloud storage has quickly rose to prominence as a way of storing anything you could possibly want to store in terms of data. The question is, what’s the future of cloud-based storage, will it continue to grow, or has it now reached the point where it’s too Read More

  • How to increase your business’s cyber security

    Would you consider your business to be at risk of being hacked by malicious groups or individuals?

    Research has demonstrated that the vast majority of business owners don’t think their business is at risk of being hacked. Unfortunately, chances are Read More

  • How do CFP modules work?

    A CFP also known as a C form-factor pluggable, is part of the multi-source agreement to produce a common form-factor for the transmission of high-speed digital signals. The c stands for the Latin letter C used to express the number 100 (centum), since Read More

  • IoT now and in the future

    The internet of things (IoT) isn’t new: tech companies and pundits have been discussing the idea for decades, but only recently has it started to come to the forefront of technology talks. The IoT is a system of interrelated computing devices, mechanical and Read More

  • Everything about the X2

    A X2 transceiver format is a 10 gigabit per second modular fibre optic interface intended for use in routers, switches and optical transport platforms. It is an early generation 10 gigabit interface related to the similar XENPAK format. The X2 transceiver Read More

  • Familiarise yourself with the QSFP

    A QSFP+ also known as a quad small form-factor pluggable plus is a hot pluggable transceiver, also used for data communications applications and evolved as the standard to support 10Gb/s data rates per SFF-8436. Nowadays, QSFP+ has gradually replaced QSFP and Read More

  • Can You Compare Compatible to Branded?

    We all know about the razor blades business model: take something that’s essential to make other components work and give it a significant mark-up in price and it will still sell as everybody with the matching equipment needs it.

    This business Read More

  • Why do businesses need compatible SFP's?

    A small form-factor pluggable – better known as a SFP – is a very expensive but necessary device. The vendors have eye-watering prices for their SFPs, which can make it awkward for your business to buy them. But if you need them, what can you do?

    Whilst Read More

  • The Facts: Gigabit Ethernet

    Gigabit Ethernet is part of the widely recognised Ethernet family, supporting computer networking and communication standards. As a transmission technology based on the Ethernet frame format and protocol used in local area networks (LANs), provides a data Read More

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