Typical warranty for generic DWDM transceivers

Jared Mauch jared at puck.nether.net
Tue Aug 20 20:26:20 UTC 2013


On Aug 20, 2013, at 10:01 AM, Tim Durack <tdurack at gmail.com> wrote:

> The vendor-locked optics issue cause more trouble than it is worth. There
> really needs to be some kind of "aftermarket" ruling on network equipment,
> something along the lines of:


I've had interoperability issues with first party optics with first party equipment that isn't seen with 3rd party.

I do wish more people would put pressure on their vendors on this topic.

Simple text in your RFP/RFI requiring all SFF-8472 fields to be usable, sticking their "stuff" in their part of the EEPROM, but basing operations on the MSA fields not their own elements.

- jared


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