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AddOn Networks

The largest global independent supplier of OEM‑compatible optical connectivity


AddOn Networks is the largest, longest running and the world's only global independent provider of fibre-optic transceivers and high-speed cabling. In business for over 20 years, AddOn has deep experience offering solutions for data centre, enterprise and service provider networks, and offers a complete range of products from 100MB to 400GB. Every product supplied works seamlessly across all OEM platforms and systems. All products meet and exceed all levels of OEM functionality, performance and have a documented reliability rating of >99.98%. 

AddOn’s goal is to create quality connections around the world through the power of fibre optics. Its optical transceivers and high-speed cabling empower businesses of all sizes to expand their network bandwidth and connection speed, and confidently manage and maximise data growth by providing trusted, tested and independent solutions that challenge current pricing models. AddOn has removed the barriers that many companies experience when adopting optical transceivers and high-speed cabling.

The products provided never violate SmartNet or any other OEM service agreement. They meet MSA spec and are covered by a comprehensive lifetime warranty which includes advance replacements on all RMAs. With AddOn you will get reliability, availability and quality without compromise.


Partnership in practice

  • First-class quality: Every application is tested in host environment with 0.02% failure rate 
  • Reduce number of suppliers: Single source for all transceivers
  • Cost: Up to 70% cheaper than OEM
  • Extended range: More choices that the OEM might not offer, including Bidi, 80/120/160km reach and WDM. Speeds 100MB to 400GB
  • Inventory management: Multi-coded to work with more than 100 OEMs, including Cisco
  • Next day shipping available: 95% of orders ship within 24 hours

The AddOn advantage


AddOn Networks video hub

Find out more about AddOn Networks in these short videos

Data Traveler process

Tour of the lab facilities

Patrick Beard (Group CTO)

Tom Hurley (VP Channel Sales)