Reliability of Juniper MIC3-3D-1X100GE-CFP and CFP in general

Eric Dugas edugas at
Thu Jun 22 14:38:57 CST 2017


We're planning to phase out some 10G link-aggregations in favor of 100G
interfaces. We've been looking at buying MIC3-3D-1X100GE-CFP, MPC3E and
Fiberstore CFPs.

I've been told that CFPs (in general) weren't that reliable. They were
kinda "replaced" almost a year and a half or so after its introduction by
CFP2 and then by CFP4 and so on. Size and power consumption aside, are the
MIC3-3D-1X100GE-CFP and CFP modules reliable at all? Are they the SFP-TX of
the 100GBase?


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