Plug and Play Fibre Solutions Overview

High Performance Cabling High Speed Deployment

Combining cutting edge performance with high speed installation, Siemon's Plug and Play Fibre Optic Cabling System was designed from the ground up to satisfy the needs of high-performance data centers.


  • Constructed of high-quality fibre optic cable and components for future-proof support of critical data center links including 10 Gb/s as well as future 40 and 100Gb/s applications
  • Factory terminated and tested connections guarantee maximum channel throughput without the performance variability of field terminations
Rapid Deployment
  • Siemon plug and play systems can be deployed 75% faster than traditional field terminated fibre connections
  • Systems are ordered to fit the application then simply pulled and plugged in
  • Turn-Key Solution — No connectors, termination kits or consumables required
  • Universal configuration eliminates polarity issues

High Density
  • A Single MTP Connector and RazorCore cable replaces up to 24 individual fibres and connectors, reducing both cabinet and rack space usage as well as pathway space Scalable
  • The system's flexible design allows additional links to be easily added as connectivity needs expand
Environmentally Sound
  • Small diameter RazorCore cable help optimize data center airflow for energy efficient thermal management
  • Factory terminations eliminate the scrap and waste associated with traditional field terminations
MTP to MTP Extenders

Fibre Plug and Play Components

Siemon Fibre Plug and Play Modules
  • Simple MTP connections at the rear of each module provide up to 24 LC or 12 SC connections in a fraction of traditional termination times
  • High-performance, factory terminated and tested connections eliminate the performance variability of field terminations
  • Low profile, lightweight modules provide optimized adapter spacing for easy finger access to fibre
  • jumper latches in high-density patching environments . Fits within standard Siemon fibre enclosures and Siemon VersaPODTM vertical patch panels.
»Plug And Play Modules
Siemon Plug and Play Reels and Extenders
  • Combines reduced-diameter RazorCore™ fibre cable with 12-fibre MTPĀ® connectors for simple pull and connect integration into plug and play modules or adapter plates
  • Available from 12 up to 144 fibre counts in increments of 12 fibres for efficient support of custom configurations
  • Extenders offer Male MTP Connectors on one end and female MTP on the other to allow field extension of reels
»MTP to MTP Extenders
»MTP to MTP Reels

Siemon MTP to LC Trunks
  • Combine a 12-fibre MTP connector on one end with duplex LC connectors on the other
  • Provide quick installation option for applications where individual LC connections are required for direct installation into electronic equipment
  • Provide enhanced density, requiring only a single small form-factor MTP connector to support up to 12 LC (6 duplex) connections
  • MTP to LC Trunks typically used in cabinet-to-cabinet connections
»MTP to LC Trunks
Siemon MTP Adapter Plates
  • MTP Adapter Plates offer a user-friendly "pass-through" option for MTP connectors
  • Allows efficient implementation of MTP to MTP extenders and MTP to LC Trunks for direct equipment and patching connections
  • Fit within Siemon's fibre enclosures and VersaPODTM vertical patch panels
  • Supports future 40 Gb/s and 100 Gb/s applications over multimode 50/125 laser optimized fibre
»MTP Adapter Plates

Performance Data

Fibre Type Max Insertion Loss (dB) Min Return loss (dB) Performance Class
SM-LWP SM 0.75 0.4 55 55 XGLO
6MM 62.5/125 0.5 0.5 20 25 LightSystem
5MM 50/125 0.5 0.5 20 25 LightSystem
5L-MM 50/125 10G 0.5 0.25 20 30 XGLO

Supporting System Overview

Siemon's Plug and Play system is supported by a comprehensive family of end-to-end fibre optic cabling systems. Spanning both XGLO 10Gb/s and Gigabit-capable LightSystem configurations, these solutions integrate seamlessly with Siemon's Plug and Play offering to meet any fibre optic cabling need.

XLR8™ Mechanical Splice Connector System
Innovative termination tool and connector system providing high-quality, high speed and ultra simplified field terminations for both LC and SC connectivity
Fibre Optic Distribution Cable
A wide array of cable constructions, fibre counts, performance levels and configurations to support a broad range of cabling applications

Pre-Terminated Trunking Cables
Combining factory terminated LC, SC, ST or MTRJ connectors with Siemon cable in a high-performance double-ended cable assembly, Siemon fibre trunking cables were designed to provide a quickly installed connectivity solution for the data center.
Work Area Solutions
Bring the performance of Siemon's fibre optic systems to the work area with our comprehensive line of faceplates, enclosures, surface mount boxes and adapters.

Siemon's VersaPOD™ Data Center Cabinet Solution: Designed with Siemon's Plug and Play Solutions in mind Supporting System Overview

Siemon's Plug and Play system was designed to integrate seamlessly into the innovative VersaPOD cabinet to provide a rapidly-deployed, scalable and high-density data center infrastructure solution.

VersaPOD creates a completely new and efficient approach to your data center infrastructure. By leveraging the vertical space between bayed cabinets for patching and cable management, the VersaPOD frees critical horizontal space for active equipment, providing the ultimate density in the minimum floor space.

With options supporting both Siemon's plug and play modules as well as MTP® adapter plates, The VersaPOD's innovative sliding Zero-U vertical patch panels (VPP) dramatically simplify even the most dense active equipment patching needs.

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