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Are 3rd party SFP+ optical transceivers compatible with Extreme Networks switches?

  • Article Type:
  • Q & A
  • Article Number:
  • 000002925
  • Last Modified:
  • 2/17/2016

Question

Are 3rd party SFP+ optical transceivers compatible with Extreme Networks switches?

Environment

  • Summit
  • Black Diamond
  • EXOS 
  • S-Series
  • 7100-Series
  • N-Series
  • Securestack
  • IdentiFi Wireless
  • C5210

Answer

For 10G and lower speed optical transceivers, Extreme Networks support third party vendors without any additional feature license or restriction.

Additional notes

Extreme Networks 3rd Party Transceiver Policy
Extreme Networks provides a wide range of fully tested and inter-operable transceivers for use in our product platforms. Extreme Networks makes no claim or guarantee that any third party transceiver will operate correctly or at all when used in an Extreme Networks product. Extreme Networks strongly advises our customers to always use Extreme Networks transceivers in our product platforms to ensure compatibility with the product platform and inter-operability with other industry standard transceiver devices. Extreme Networks is not liable for and will not support Extreme Networks products that are found to be defective if the cause of the product failure is due to the use of a third party transceiver. Extreme Networks does not express or imply any warranty or support obligations for any third party transceivers.

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