Tech Brief

Point-to-Point: High Speed Interconnects in the Data Center


Today’s data centers contain three types of High Speed Interconnects; Direct Attach Copper Cables (DAC), Active Optical Cables (AOC) and transceiver/fiber cable assemblies, which connects active equipment within the racks. All contain strengths and weaknesses that significantly impact the overall goals of a new deployment or build out of an existing data center.

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