Cisco GLC-GE-100FX Multi Mode Transceiver
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GLC-GE-100FX 100 Megabits Per Second (MBPS) 100Base-FX Multi-Mode Fiber 2km 1310nm Duplex LC Connector Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP) (mini-gbic) Transceiver Module | Made by Cisco | New Factory Sealed
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Product Overview of the SFP Mini-gbic Transceiver Module

The world of networking is constantly evolving, and one of the key components driving this evolution is the Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP) transceiver modules. These compact devices play a crucial role in facilitating data communication by allowing network devices to connect with different types of cables and fibers. In this detailed guide, we will delve into the specifics of the Cisco GLC-GE-100FX SFP Mini GBIC transceiver module, exploring its features, capabilities, and applications.

Key Specifications of Cisco GLC-GE-100FX 100Base-FX SFP Transceiver

The Cisco GLC-GE-100FX operates at a speed of 100 MBPS, making it suitable for fast data transmission. This section will explore its key specifications in detail.

Data Rate and Protocol

The module supports a data rate of 100 MBPS, adhering to the 100Base-FX standard. It is crucial to understand the protocol compatibility to ensure seamless integration into network environments.

Fiber Type and Distance

The GLC-GE-100FX is specifically designed for Multi-Mode Fiber (MMF) with a wavelength of 1310nm. This section will discuss the significance of Multi-Mode Fiber and the specific distance capabilities of the module, which extends up to 2 kilometers.

Connector Type

The duplex LC connector is a key component of the GLC-GE-100FX module, facilitating easy and secure connections. We will explore the advantages of the LC connector and its compatibility with different network setups.

Applications of the Cisco GLC-GE-100FX 100Base-FX SFP Transceiver Modul

Understanding the practical applications of the GLC-GE-100FX is crucial for network administrators and IT professionals. This section will delve into the diverse scenarios where this transceiver module proves to be beneficial.

Short-Distance Networking

With its 2-kilometer reach, the GLC-GE-100FX is ideal for short-distance networking applications. We will explore scenarios such as data centers, campus networks, and enterprise setups where short-range, high-speed connectivity is essential.

Compatibility with Cisco Devices

Being a Cisco product, the GLC-GE-100FX is designed for seamless integration with Cisco networking equipment. This section will discuss the advantages of using Cisco-branded modules in a Cisco-centric network environment.

Key Features and Benefits of Multi-Mode Fiber Transceiver

The GLC-GE-100FX comes equipped with several features that contribute to its reliability and performance. This section will highlight these key features and discuss the benefits they bring to network operations.

Duplex LC Connector

The duplex LC connector offers advantages in terms of space-saving and ease of use. We will discuss how this connector enhances the practicality of the GLC-GE-100FX in various network setups.

1310nm Wavelength

The specific wavelength of 1310nm is a critical aspect of the GLC-GE-100FX's design. We will explore why this wavelength is chosen and how it contributes to the module's performance in Multi-Mode Fiber environments.

Hot-Swappable Design

The hot-swappable design of the GLC-GE-100FX allows for easy installation and replacement without disrupting the entire network. This feature enhances the module's flexibility and contributes to network uptime.

DDM Support

Digital Diagnostic Monitoring (DDM) support enables real-time monitoring of the module's operational parameters. We will discuss how DDM enhances network management and troubleshooting capabilities.

Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP) Technology

Understanding the Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP) technology is essential to grasp the significance of the GLC-GE-100FX in modern networking architectures.

  • Hot Swapping Capability: One of the key features of SFP technology is its hot-swapping capability. This means that the GLC-GE-100FX can be inserted or removed from a compatible device without powering down the entire system. This feature enhances flexibility and simplifies maintenance procedures.
  • Interchangeability: SFP modules, including the GLC-GE-100FX, are interchangeable, allowing for easy upgrades or replacements. This flexibility is valuable in dynamic networking environments where adaptability to changing requirements is crucial.
  • Compatibility Across Brands: SFP modules adhere to industry standards, ensuring compatibility across different brands and models of networking equipment. This interoperability is a key advantage, enabling network administrators to choose the best components for their specific needs.

Centralized Management

The GLC-GE-100FX Cisco 100Mbps Multi-Mode Transceiver Module is a hardware component that is typically managed and configured through the device it is installed in. Therefore, centralized management of the module is not applicable in the same sense as it is for network devices such as switches, routers, or firewalls.

However, if the module is installed in a switch that supports network management features, then it may be possible to manage and monitor the module using the switch's centralized management tools. These tools typically provide a centralized interface for configuring, monitoring, and troubleshooting network devices and can help simplify network management tasks.

For example, a network administrator can use a network management tool such as Cisco Prime Infrastructure to manage the switch that the module is installed in, including the GLC-GE-100FX module. The tool provides a centralized dashboard for monitoring network performance, managing device configurations, and troubleshooting issues.

Deployment Scenarios

The GLC-GE-100FX Cisco 100Mbps Multi-Mode Transceiver Module is typically used in switches, routers, and other networking equipment that support SFP modules. The module is designed to allow a Gigabit Ethernet port to link with a 100Mbps Fast Ethernet network, making it a useful component in a variety of deployment scenarios. Here are some deployment scenarios where the GLC-GE-100FX module can be used:

  • Interconnecting LANs: The GLC-GE-100FX module can be used to interconnect LANs that have different speeds. For example, if one LAN is running at 100Mbps and the other is running at 1Gbps, the module can be used to allow communication between the two LANs.
  • Linking to legacy equipment: The GLC-GE-100FX module can be used to link to legacy equipment that only supports Fast Ethernet. This can be useful in situations where upgrading the legacy equipment is not feasible or cost-effective.
  • Connecting to servers: The GLC-GE-100FX module can be used to connect servers that only support Fast Ethernet to a switch or router that has Gigabit Ethernet ports. This can help improve network performance by allowing the server to communicate with the rest of the network at higher speeds.
  • Connecting to network devices: The GLC-GE-100FX module can be used to connect network devices, such as printers and scanners, that only support Fast Ethernet to a switch or router that has Gigabit Ethernet ports. This can help improve the performance of the network devices and reduce network congestion.

General Information for the Cisco GLC-GE-100FX SFP MINI GBIC Transceiver

  • Manufacturer: Cisco
  • Part Number or SKU# GLC-GE-100FX
  • Product Type: Transceiver Module

Technical Information of Multi-mode Fiber Transceiver Module

  • Interfaces Type: SFP (MINI-GBIC)
  • Application/Usage: Data Networking
  • Application/Usage: Optical Network
  • Form Factor: Plug-in Module
  • Cabling Type: 100base-fx
  • Optical Wave Length: 1310 Nm
  • Data Link Protocol: Fast Ethernet
  • Max Transfer Distance: 1.2 Miles

Performance for 100MBPS Transceiver

  • Media Type: Supported Optical Fiber
  • Fiber Optic Cable Standards:
  • 62.5/125 µm
  • 50/125 µm
  • Fiber Mode Supported: Multi-mode
  • Maximum Distance Supported: 78"
  • Maximum Data Transfer Rate: 100

Interfaces/Ports of Multi-Mode Transceiver

  • 1 x 100Base-FX
  • Details: 1 x LC Duplex 100Base-FX Network

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature: 32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature: 113 °F
Compatibility with Cisco Devices
  • Cisco Catalyst 2960 Series: 24LC-S, 24PC-L, 24PC-S, 24TC, 24TC-L, 24TC-S, 48PST-L, 48PST-S, 48T, 48TC, 48TC-L, 48TC-S, 8TC, 8TC-S, 2960G-24TC, 2960G-48TC, 2960G-8TC, 2960S-24PD-L, 2960S-24PS-L, 2960S-24TD-L, 2960S-24TS-L, 2960S-24TS-S, 2960S-48FPD-L, 2960S-48FPS-L, 2960S-48LPD-L, 2960S-48LPS-L, 2960S-48TD-L, 2960S-48TS-L, 2960S-48TS-S
  • Cisco Catalyst 3560 Series: 24PS, 24PS EMI, 24PS SMI, 24TS, 24TS EMI, 24TS SMI, 48PS, 48PS SMI, 48TS, 48TS EMI, 48TS SMI, 3560E-12D, 3560E-12SD-E, 3560E-12SD-S, 3560E-24PD, 3560E-24TD, 3560E-48PD, 3560E-48PD-F, 3560E-48TD, 3560E-48TD-SD, 3560G-24PS, 3560G-24PS EMI, 3560G-24PS SMI, 3560G-24TS, 3560G-24TS EMI, 3560G-24TS SMI, 3560G-48, 3560G-48PS, 3560G-48PS SMI, 3560G-48TS, 3560G-48TS EMI, 3560G-48TS SMI, 3560V2-24PS, 3560V2-24TS, 3560V2-24TS-SD, 3560V2-48PS, 3560V2-48TS
  • Cisco Catalyst 3560X Series: 24P-L, 24P-S, 24T-L, 24T-S, 48PF-L, 48PF-S, 48P-L, 48P-S, 48T-L, 48T-S
  • Cisco Integrated Services Router: 1111, 1112, 1113, 1116, 1117, 1118

Finally, the Cisco GLC-GE-100FX is a reliable and high-performance SFP transceiver module designed for short-distance networking applications. Understanding its specifications, applications, key features, installation, and maintenance procedures is essential for network administrators seeking to optimize their network infrastructure. By following the guidelines provided in this comprehensive guide, users can harness the full potential of the GLC-GE-100FX in their networking environments.

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