Tektronix (Beaverton, OR) has announced the industry’s first compliance test and debug solution for Quad Small Form-factor Pluggable (QSFP+) compatible products. Based on Tektronix DPO/DSA/MSO70000 oscilloscopes, the new QSFP+ solution includes all the necessary components to design, test and validate QSFP+ designs including HCB fixtures and test automation and debug software tools. QSFP+ is a compact, hot-pluggable transceiver used for data communications applications. It interfaces a network device motherboard such as for a switch, router, media converter or similar device to a fiber optic cable. Features include:
- Data rates of 4X10Gb/s.
- Support for Serial Attached SCSI, 40G Ethernet, 20G/40G Infiniband, and other communications standards.
- Increased port-density by 3x-4x, compared to SFP+ modules.
For more information, visit www.tektronix.com.