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Multi-Source Agreement

The MSA is a multi-vendors specification defining the transceiver form-factors (dimensions, electrical-connector, pinout, etc.) as well as the management interface, also called 2 wire interface.The MSA enables the interoperability between transceivers vendors and switches/routers vendors. By being 100% MSA compliant, Newton Optics transceivers are interoperable with all vendors switches and routers.

SFP & SFP+
MSA REFERENCEREVISIONTYPETITLEDOWNLOAD
INF-8074i1.0Form factorSFP (Small Formfactor Pluggable) Transceiver download
SFF-84314.1Form factorSFP+ 10Gb/s and Low Speed Electrical Interface download
SFF-84325.1Form factorSFP+ Module and Cage download
SFF-847212.2ManagementDiagnostic Monitoring Interface for Optical Transceivers download 
SFF-80791.7ManagementSFP Rate and Application Select download
SFF-80891.3ManagementSFP Rate and Application Select download 
SFF-86901.4ManagementTunable SFP+ Memory Map for ITU Frequencies download
SFF-80244.2ManagementSFF Cross Reference to Industry Products download
CFP, CFP2, CFP4 and CFP8
MSA REFERENCEREVISIONTYPETITLEDOWNLOAD
CFP MSA1.4Form FactorCFP MSA Hardware Description download
CFP MSA1.0Form FactorCFP2 Hardware Specification download
CFP MSA1.1Form FactorCFP4 Hardware Specification download
CFP MSA1.0Form FactorCFP8 Hardware Specification download
CFP MSA2.6ManagementManagement Interface Specification download
QSFP+, QSFP28 and QSFP-DD
MSA REFERENCEREVISIONTYPETITLEDOWNLOAD
SFF-84364.8Form Factor & ManagementQSFP+ 10 Gbs 4x Pluggable Transceiver download
SFF-86651.9Form FactorQSFP+ 28 Gb/s 4x Pluggabler Transceiver Solution download
QSFP-DD MSA3.0Form FactorQSFP Double Density 8x Pluggable Transceiver download
SFF-86362.9ManagementManagement Interface for Cables Environments download