SFP vs. SFP+: What is the Difference and How to Use?

If all you want is an optical transceiver that works with the same transceiver type and connection, then you can use both SFP and SFP+ cables, as they are virtually identical. The larger difference between these two transceivers is how they function. SFP is a high-speed optical connector, which only … Read More

What is an SFP and How Does It Work?

SFP Overview The SFP or Small Form-Factor Pluggable is an innovative, hot-swappable interface. It’s used primarily in network and storage switches. The SFP ports on a switch, and SFP modules like the native 100G laser QSFP+, allow you to connect to fiber cables of different types and speeds. Starting with … Read More