The Most Economical QSFP28 AOC and Switch Solution for 100G Network

Nowadays, most users choose to deploy 10G and 40G network that perform highly and efficiently in their systems. It cannot be denied that the bandwidth and capacity the 10G and 40G network provide are enough for their needs at present. However, due to the fast…

Direct Attach Cable Assemblies Solution in Data Center

In general, the direct attach cable assemblies can be simply divided into two types, fiber type that can be called active optical cable (AOC), and copper type which basically includes active and passive direct attach copper cable (DAC), designed to support high transfer rates between…

Two Suggestions for Deploying SFP+ Twinax Cable

Have you ever used the Cisco SFP+ twinax copper cable for connecting Cisco switches, as a cost-effective alternative to Cisco SFP+ transceivers for short-distance, high-speed connection? Or choosing other branded SFP+ twinax cables to connect their corresponding devices? In fact, SFP+ twinax cable becomes much…

Breakout Panel Solutions for 10G to 40/100G Migrations

Although most data centers still deploy the 10 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) networks, the 40/100 GbE networks have gradually become new and preferable options for them, which can be also reflected from the greatly increasing shipments of 40/100G optics. As the data of migration from 10G…

Mismatching Cases Between Cables and Patch Panels

Can Cat 5e Work with Cat 6 Patch Panel or Cat 6 Work with Cat 5e Patch Panel? There is no doubt that the Cat 5e patch panel always works with the Cat 5e cable, while the Cat 6 patch panel is specially designed to…

In-Depth Study of Cat 5e, Cat 6 and Cat 6a Patch Panel

With the complication of your network, do you have the trouble that the patch cables deployed in your network are always in a mess? If yes, you are suggested to use the patch panel for better cabling management. Since the copper patch panel can be…