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Product Finder

Welcome to Approved Networks

Approved Networks is the industry leader and authority in programming, testing and distribution of quality third party optics. Our reputation is built on one word: Quality. It influences our entire company, from our products to our practices. Our customer service is unparalleled in the industry and is proven by the loyalty and support of the largest Data Centers, Telco’s, Corporate Entities and Government Agencies in the world. Our line consists of 100% compatible: GBIC, SFP, XENPAK, X2, XFP, SFP+, CWDM, DWDM, 10G Bidi, 10G/40G/100G Twinax, 40G QSFP+, CFP, CFP2, CFP4, 100G QSFP28 optical transceivers and cables for virtually every manufacturer of networking hardware today.
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      Lifetime Warranty - Approved transceivers come with an industry leading lifetime warranty.

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      Data Center Certified- Approved's entire product line has been certified compliant within the data center environment.

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      Custom Programmed- Approved products are programmed in-house and can be custom coded with client name, part number and serial number.

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      Warranty Safe - Approved products will not void your OEM warranty, and they present zero service-level risk. Federal law protects you and your rights.

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      In-system tested- All products are tested within their intended system in an Environmental Test Lab ensuring 100% guaranteed compatibility.

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      Same Day Shipping- Approved maintains an extensive inventory ensuring same day shipping on 98% of orders placed before 2:00PST.

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      Evaluation Program- Approved allows you to verify the quality and reliability of our products by offering an industry leading 30-day evaluation program.

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      Network Emulation- Approved networking products are tested using the Shenick Test and Measurement System which provides comprehensive performance analysis on modules during emulated application flows.

Find the product you are looking for - FAST!

In our continued effort to provide efficient configuration and ordering solutions for our customers, Approved Networks has released a new matrix-based part locator system for cables and DACs. Our Fast Finder system is designed with an intuitive interface that makes ordering cables and DACs quick and easy. All cables are TAA compliant (built in California) and come with a lifetime warranty.


By using our cable fast finder, you can find our recommended MM, SM, copper jumper, and breakout cables faster. Categories included in the matrix are 0M2, 0M3, 0M4+, SM (0S2), Cat5e, Cat6, Cat6a & Mini Cat.  


Our DAC fast finder includes SFP+, QSFP+, QSFP Breakout, QSFP28 Breakout cables. These cables have labeled connectors to allow for easy identification and seamless connections between multiple OEM platforms. This fast finder allows you to select your desired vendor for each side of your passive DAC solution. 

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