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100 giga 10 lanes pluggable (CXP)

CXP modules are extremely compact transceiver modules for 100 Gigabit and 10 lanes. 100GbE interfaces are implemented in the pluggable modules, namely 100GBase-CR10 and 100GBase-SR10. They are also used in the Infiniband.

The former is a GbE interface for twinaxial cables, the latter works with multimode fibers. The data streams run over ten parallel lanes at 10 Gbit/s each and are multiplexed in the transceivers. CXP modules have a small form factor and are slightly larger than XFP modules for 10 Gigabit Ethernet. They can be installed with high port density and are mainly used in data centers.

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Englisch: 100 giga 10 lanes pluggable - CXP
Updated at: 05.11.2019
#Words: 93
Links: 100 Gigabit Ethernet (100GbE), Gigabit Ethernet (GbE), interface (I/F), fibers, data
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