What Makes 40G Active Optical Cable So Popular?

40G active optical cable (AOC) is a high performance, low power consumption, long reach interconnect solution supporting 40G Ethernet, fiber channel and PCIE. It is widely used in many fields as well as promoting the traditional data center to step into optical interconnection. Compared to 40G copper direct attach cables and 40GBASE QSFP+ optics, what ...

QSFP+ Cable Types

A quad small form-factor pluggable plus (QSFP+) cable is a fiber optic cable capped at either end with the QSFP+ transceiver, which is designed for data rates up to 40Gb/s supporting Fibre Channel, Ethernet, Infiniband standards and so on. It is a solution with high density, high bandwidth and relatively low cost. In the market, ...

QSFP+ Cable—Is It Much Better Than SFP+ Cable?

QSFP+ (Quad Small Form-Factor Pluggable) is an extension of the established I/O interface system SFP+ and was developed for 40 Gb/s Ethernet and 40 Gb/s Infiniband QDR applications. There are QSFP+ cable and SFP+ cable according to these two modules. People might wonder that whether QSFP+ cable is better than SFP+ cable? This passage will ...