NeoPhotonics offers 40-Gbps CFP optical transceiver

NeoPhotonics Corp. (NYSE:NPTN) says it has begun sampling its first 40-Gbps transceiver module for 40 Gigabit Ethernet client side applications. Compatible with the IEEE 40GBase-LR4 specifications, the pluggable CFP optical transceiver module operates over 10-km of singlemode fiber.

NeoPhotonics Corp. (NYSE:NPTN) says it has begun sampling its first 40-Gbps transceiver module for 40 Gigabit Ethernet client side applications. Compatible with the IEEE 40GBase-LR4 specifications, the pluggable CFP optical transceiver module operates over 10-km of singlemode fiber.

The optical transceiver is designed primarily to connect gigabit and terabit routers and switches with optical transport systems. In addition to IEEE 802.3ba 40GBase-LR4 applications, the 40-Gbps transceiver can support OTU3 rates and 44.4-Gbps for future applications, the company says.

“We are excited to announce our first 40G client-side transceiver module for cloud and data center applications,” said Tim Jenks, Chairman and CEO of NeoPhotonics. “We have provided samples to our customers as they serve the rapidly expanding 40G Ethernet market with cost-effective pluggable solutions.”

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