Amphenol Now Offering 3M Active Optical SFP Cable (AOC) Assemblies For 10GbE-SFP Direct Attach Applications At CablesOnDemandcom

New from industry leader 3M Interconnect Solutions: Vastly extend the reach of your 10-Gigabit Ethernet SFP+ network with 3M™ Active Optical Cable (AOC) Assemblies for SFP+ Direct Attach applications; 1X InfiniBand™ Certified and capable of supporting 8G Fibre Channel (8GFC) storage networks. All lengths up to 100m (330’) are in stock and ready for same day shipment from Amphenol Cables on Demand Endicott, NY (PRWEB) – Amphenol, the world’s second largest interconnect manufacturer, formally announced the expansion of its high-speed 10-Gigabit product portfolio to now include SFP+ Active Optical Cable (AOC) assemblies from 3M. This powerful new optical SFP+ cable series, precision-engineered by 3M Interconnect Solutions, has been made available online through Amphenol’s Cables on Demand (http://www.CablesOnDemand.com) division. Active Optical Cables for 10G SFP+ applications are the logical evolution to Amphenol’s popular copper line-up of Active and Passive SFP+ Direct Attach Cable Assemblies, according to Nick Blas, Product Marketing Manager for Amphenol Cables on Demand. “There are upwards of one million Amphenol brand Passive Copper Cables deployed worldwide for S...

The change to 100G is happening at a rapid pace, and soon it will be the

The change to 100G is happening at a rapid pace, and soon it will be the go-to speed for networks. It is, of course, no secret that speed makes a noticeable difference to your network. As a result, 100G is soon going to be a necessity for many organisations going forward. Before you jump headfirst into changing your business’s networking capabilities though, there are some things your need to consider, because increasing network speed is more than just pushing more bits across a wire. Below are outlined some top tips to make sure the switch is as effortless as possible.  First things first – you need to decide what speed you really need for your future network. A single 100G connection can be broken out into four channels or lanes of 25G each. This is why 100G networking is sometimes called 25G/100G. Normally this will mean that you run 100G connections between your switches, and 25G to your servers.  If you’re thinking of jumping from 10G to 40G to the server, 25G is probably the better choice. A single 100G port can be broken up into 2x50G links, giving you the option to connect two servers at 50G each. This way, you can connect the same number of servers, get more band...