The Basics of Dirrect Attach Cables

Dirrect attach cable (DAC), is a cost effective and proven solution for interconnecting networking applications. It can provide inexpensive and reliable connections using either copper cables or fiber cables. What is DAC? How copper DAC and fiber DAC differ from each other? Here is what you need to know about DACs. DAC Definition A direct ...

Ribbon Cable Option In Data Center

Data center backbones are migrating to higher cabled fiber counts to meet the increasing system bandwidth needs. Network designers used to specify tight-buffered and loose-tube cable designs for these backbone applications. But in today’s networks, designers are turning to ribbon cable designs as they provide the highest connectivity density relative to cable size. Ribbon Optical ...

What Are the Most Popular Fiber Optic Cable Types?

Recently, as the fiber optic cable is used more and more widely than earlier years, people also know more about the fiber optic cables than before. Usually, we learn that the fiber optic cables are divided into two basic types: single mode fiber and multimode fiber. However, according to the fiber optic cable is used ...

When to Use Multimode Patch Cable

Fiber optic patch cables, also known as fiber jumpers or fiber optic patch cords, are a transmission medium made of glass used to transmit data via light. Generally there are two types of fiber optic patch cables: single mode patch cables and multimode patch cables. Single mode fiber cable is mainly used for applications involving ...