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Things Should Be Considered When Buying Direct Attach Copper Cables

Direct attach copper cables, namely DAC cables, are a form of optical transceiver assemblies used to connect switches to routers and/or servers. They are becoming increasingly popular in the network industry, mainly because the price difference is so large when … Continue reading

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10Gigabit Ethernet Transceiver Options for Server Connectivity

10 Gigabit Ethernet is becoming increasingly common, physics of the cabling plant including latency, distance, power consumption, technology availability as well as cost should be carefully considered by users when designing for 10 Gigabit Ethernet cabling infrastructure. This post introduced … Continue reading

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Things You Should Know About Direct Attach Cables

Direct Attach Cable, short for DAC, is a form of high speed cable with “transceivers” on either end. They can be used to connect switches to routers or servers . They are becoming increasingly popular in the network industry and … Continue reading

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Six Types of QSFP+ Cables

QSFP+ cables provide a high density, high bandwidth, cost effective solution for a variety of markets and applications including switches, routers, HBA’s, high performance computing and mass storage sub-systems by mfr’s such as IBM, Cisco, qLogic, etc. QSFP+ cables are designed … Continue reading

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