[Cerowrt-devel] 10GigE nics and SFP+ modules?

Mikael Abrahamsson swmike at swm.pp.se
Wed Sep 10 02:43:41 EDT 2014

On Tue, 9 Sep 2014, Joel Wirāmu Pauling wrote:

> Just a head's up I have had issues with the X5xx intel SFP+ optics
> interoperating with other vendors. This may not be an issue for your
> deployment.

As far as I know, you also have to make sure to buy intel optics to put in 
intel NICs. This vendor lock-in is something we (as customers) have been 
able to beat out of Cisco, Juniper and the lot, but it seems Intel is 
still able to get their customer base to accept this.

Mikael Abrahamsson    email: swmike at swm.pp.se

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