[c-nsp] DWDM Passive or Active Multiplexing

Gert Doering gert at greenie.muc.de
Thu Mar 10 03:01:54 EST 2016


On Wed, Mar 09, 2016 at 10:55:51PM +0100, Lukas Tribus wrote:
> I would suggest you talk to some other vendor as well, specifically a vendor
> how cares about passive solutions.
> I may be wrong, but my impression is that Cisco is EOL'ing the entire
> *passive* CWDM and DWDM gear. Whens the last time Cisco shipped
> a new *passive* CWDM or DWDM product?

Well, if you have a 2/4/8 port passive *WDM, there is not much reason to
"ship a new product" - technology does not advance that much in this space...

(OTOH, margins are low and competition is high, so active *WDM is much
better for revenue :) )

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Gert Doering - Munich, Germany                             gert at greenie.muc.de
fax: +49-89-35655025                        gert at net.informatik.tu-muenchen.de
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