Data Center Infrastructure: Frequently Asked Questions

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What Are Compatible Optics?
Compatible optics are transceivers manufactured and sold by a third party rather than being manufactured and sold by the OEM (original equipment manufacturer) who manufactured the hardware requiring the transceivers.
Is used or refurbished networking hardware safe to use?

Refurbished and/or used network infrastructure can be completely safe to use on your business networks. The primary indicator of your networks safety is generally dependent upon your source for the hardware and their practices in handling such gear.