Alternatives to Cisco SFP-GE-S?

sthaug at sthaug at
Mon Nov 16 07:00:39 UTC 2009

> Does anyone have any practical long term experience with third party
> alternatives to the (must be made from solid gold) Cisco SFP-GE-S module
> that they'd like to share with me? I suppose I could just use compatible
> GLC-SX-MM instead, but I kind of want to have DOM support.

There are plenty of vendors which can sell you SFPs which are "Cisco
coded" (i.e. the Cisco switches don't complain), have DOM support and
are much more reasonably priced than Cisco. We have had good experience
with Zycko.

Steinar Haug, Nethelp consulting, sthaug at

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