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Introducing Compact Small Form-Factor Pluggable Module (Compact SFP)

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Cisco is introducing a Compact Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP) module to address high-density port requirements in FTTx deployments. (See Figure 1.)

Figure 1. Compact SFP Module

The module is a Gigabit Ethernet transceiver with two bidirectional channels inside a conventional SFP form factor. See Table 1 for a comparison with other bidirectional SFP modules.

Table 1. Comparison with Other Bidirectional SFP Modules

Product ID

Number of Channels

FE

GE

Distance

GLC-FE-100BX-D

1

P

 

10km

GLC-FE-100BX-U

1

P

 

10km

GLC-BX-D

1

 

P

10km

GLC-BX-U

1

 

P

10km

GLC-2BX-D

2

 

P

10km

This module is supported on the new Cisco ® Catalyst ® 4500 line card (WS-X4640-CSFP-E):

• 40 subscribers per line card with standard SFP (GLC-BX-D)

• 80 subscribers per line card with compact SFP (GLC-2BX-D)

Target first customer ship date is August 2011.

For More Information

Compact SFP module datasheet:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/modules/ps5455/ps6577/product_data_sheet0900aecd8033f885.html

Compatibility information:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/interfaces_modules/transceiver_modules/compatibility/matrix/OL_6981.pdf

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/interfaces_modules/transceiver_modules/compatibility/matrix/OL_8031.pdf

Installation guides:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/modules/ps5455/prod_installation_guides_list.html

General information about Cisco transceiver modules:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/modules/ps5455/prod_module_series_home.html