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What Is the Difference Between Gigabit VS 10 Gigabit Electrical Port Module

Abstract: With the advent of the digital age, the network has become an indispensable part of people's life and work. Among them, the electrical port module, as an indispensable part of network equipment, has also attracted widespread attention. So, what is the difference between a Gigabit electrical port module and a 10 Gigabit electrical port module? This article will answer you one by one.

What is a Gigabit electrical port module? The usage scenario of the Gigabit electrical port module

Gigabit electrical port module is an optical-to-electrical module suitable for Gigabit Ethernet. demand for mega SFP connectivity solutions.

Gigabit electrical port modules have a wide range of application scenarios. First of all, Gigabit Ethernet technology can meet the needs of most network devices today. It converts SFP optical port into RJ-45 electrical port, which is specially designed for high-speed communication with a maximum rate of 1.25Gbps; it is suitable for small and medium-sized enterprises and individual users' LAN, office network, small data center, and enterprise internal network. . Secondly, the Gigabit electrical port module can also provide excellent performance in long-distance transmission (≤100m), high-speed data transmission and efficient network load balancing.

What is a 10 Gigabit electrical port module? 10 Gigabit electrical port module usage scenarios

The 10G SFP electrical port module is a higher-speed optical-to-electrical module that supports the 10G Ethernet network, also known as the 10G SFP electrical port module. The maximum data transmission rate can reach 10000Mbps, and the transmission distance is ≤30m. Among them, 10 Gigabit Ethernet cards are mainly used in scenarios such as high-speed transmission, video surveillance, and data centers.

Compared with the Gigabit electrical port module, the 10 Gigabit electrical port module has a higher data transmission rate and can be applied to higher peak network loads, higher bandwidth and higher instantaneous data transmission requirements. Using 10GBASE-T SFP+ interface, it can be used through switches, routers, servers and other equipment, especially in the fields of cloud computing, big data and data centers, more and more enterprises and organizations have begun to adopt 10 Gigabit Ethernet technology.

How to choose between Gigabit electrical port and 10 Gigabit electrical port?

Before choosing a Gigabit electrical port or a 10 Gigabit electrical port, it needs to be determined according to actual needs and budget. Try not to use them interchangeably. For users who need to meet general network usage, Gigabit electrical ports are sufficient. For users with high load and high-speed data transmission, it is recommended to choose the 10 Gigabit electrical port module.

The data shows that between 2019 and 2024, the global Ethernet switch market is expected to maintain steady growth. At the same time, efficient, reliable, and secure network equipment will become a must for the industry and a sharp tool for enterprise expansion.

In short, with the continuous development of advanced technologies such as cloud computing, big data, 5G, and the Internet of Things, the application scenarios of network equipment are also expanding. At the same time, the performance improvement of Gigabit electrical ports and 10 Gigabit electrical ports will also become one of the important trends in network development.


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