[j-nsp] Sources for SFP+ optics

Robert Juric robert.juric at gmail.com
Thu Feb 23 08:46:51 EST 2012

Thanks for the insights. Which 3rd party transceivers have you had the best
luck with then?


On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 4:31 AM, Daniel Roesen <dr at cluenet.de> wrote:

> On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 02:27:40PM -0600, Robert Juric wrote:
> > Juniper also has only tested and verified their equipment with their
> > optics. If you want to know without doubt that it will work, go
> > straight to the source.
> "Without doubt" will give you surprises. See PR/486951 for extended
> fun with certain revision of Juniper-premium-price-sold Picolight/JDSU
> XFPs with links not coming up anymore. Or the desaster with early
> revision of Methode Elec. SFP-T which had a bad physical design of
> the locking/ejection mechanics so you were almost unable to remove
> them from without damaging the DPC.
> Bottom line: we had far less trouble with 3rd party transceivers than
> with Juniper premium priced transceivers.... for a fraction of cost.
> Best regards,
> Daniel
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