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14 Mar 2016

40 Gigabit Ethernet era is already upon us and makes a contribution to satisfying the increasing demands of higher throughputs and bandwidth. The 40-Gbps Ethernet transfers data at a rate of 40 gigabits per second over Ethernet. The biggest market for 40G Ethernet (40GbE) is in data center for interconnection links with servers and storage area networks. How to deploy 40G Ethernet? This article will introduce some information related to 40G cabling and transceivers options.

Cables for 40 Gigabit Ethernet

40G cables can provide inexpensive and reliable 40G speed connections using either copper cables with distances reaching up to 30ft (~10 meters length) or active optical cables reaching even 300ft(100 meters). Cables can be divided...