Cisco MA-CBL-100G-3M 3M Passive Cable
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Cisco MA-CBL-100G-3M 3M QSFP28 Passive Twinaxial Cable New

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MA-CBL-100G-3M Meraki 3 Meter 100 Gigabytes Per Second (GBPS) Direct Attach Cable Quad Small Form-Factor Pluggable28 (QSFP28) Passive Twinax Cable Assembly Twinaxial for Network Device | New Factory Sealed
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Product Overview of the Cisco 3 Meter QSFP28 Passive Twinaxial Cable

In the rapidly advancing landscape of networking and communication technologies, the demand for high-speed and reliable data transfer has never been greater. One crucial component that plays a pivotal role in facilitating such seamless communication is the cable assembly. This description focuses on the MA-CBL-100G-3M Meraki 3 Meter cable assembly, specifically designed for 100 Gigabytes Per Second (GBPS) data transfer, utilizing the Quad Small Form-Factor Pluggable28 (QSFP28) Passive Twinax Cable Assembly Twinaxial. Let's delve into the intricacies of this cutting-edge cable assembly to understand its features, applications, and significance in modern network devices.

Understanding the MA-CBL-100G-3M Cisco Meraki 3-Meter Cable

The MA-CBL-100G-3M is a high-performance cable assembly engineered by Meraki to meet the demanding requirements of modern networking environments. Let's break down its key components and features.

Cable Length and Data Transfer Speed

The "3M" in MA-CBL-100G-3M signifies its cable length of 3 meters. This length is strategically chosen to offer flexibility in network setups while maintaining optimal signal integrity. The cable supports an impressive data transfer speed of 100 Gigabytes Per Second (GBPS). This high-speed capability is crucial for handling large volumes of data efficiently, making it ideal for bandwidth-intensive applications.

Connector Type - QSFP28

The MA-CBL-100G-3M utilizes the Quad Small Form-Factor Pluggable28 (QSFP28) connector type. QSFP28 is a widely adopted standard in the industry known for its compact design and ability to support high-speed data transfer. This connector type is particularly popular in data center environments where space optimization is crucial.

Passive Twinax Cable Assembly Twinaxial

The term "Twinax" refers to a type of cable construction where two conductors are twisted together to form a pair. In the case of the MA-CBL-100G-3M, it employs a Passive Twinax Cable Assembly Twinaxial design. The passive nature indicates that the cable does not require external power for its operation, simplifying deployment and reducing potential points of failure. Twinaxial construction enhances signal integrity, reducing the risk of electromagnetic interference.

Specifications and Features
  • Cable Type: Passive Twinax Cable AssemblyThe MA-CBL-100G-3M is classified as a Passive Twinax Cable Assembly. This designation refers to a type of cable that does not require additional power for signal transmission. The passive nature of the cable simplifies its installation and operation, making it a cost-effective solution for high-speed connectivity.
  • Length: 3 Meters With a length of 3 meters, this cable offers flexibility in network setup. The 3-meter length strikes a balance between distance and signal integrity, making it suitable for various networking scenarios, from data centers to enterprise environments.
  • Data Transfer Speed: 100 Gigabytes Per Second (GBPS)The standout feature of the MA-CBL-100G-3M is its ability to transmit data at a rate of 100 GBPS. This remarkable speed is crucial for bandwidth-intensive applications, ensuring swift and efficient data exchange between connected devices.
  • Connector Type: Quad Small Form-Factor Pluggable28 (QSFP28)The cable is equipped with QSFP28 connectors, which are widely used in high-speed networking applications. The QSFP28 connector supports four channels of data transmission, contributing to the cable's overall bandwidth capacity.
Applications of MA-CBL-100G-3M

The MA-CBL-100G-3M cable assembly finds applications in various scenarios due to its high-performance specifications. Let's explore some of the key use cases where this cable proves to be instrumental.

Data Centers

In the dynamic and data-intensive environment of data centers, where vast amounts of information are processed and transmitted, the MA-CBL-100G-3M plays a crucial role. Its 100 GBPS data transfer speed ensures that the data center infrastructure can handle the massive volumes of information generated by servers, storage systems, and networking equipment.

High-Performance Computing

In the realm of high-performance computing (HPC), where complex calculations and simulations are conducted, fast and reliable data transfer is paramount. The MA-CBL-100G-3M facilitates seamless communication between HPC components, enabling researchers and scientists to process data at unprecedented speeds.

Cloud Computing Environments

As businesses increasingly migrate their operations to cloud computing environments, the need for high-speed connectivity becomes more pronounced. The MA-CBL-100G-3M ensures that data can flow seamlessly between cloud servers, storage solutions, and end-user devices, contributing to the efficiency of cloud-based services.

Networking Devices

The cable assembly is designed for compatibility with various network devices, including switches, routers, and other networking equipment. Its plug-and-play nature, combined with the QSFP28 connector, simplifies the integration of the MA-CBL-100G-3M into existing network infrastructures.

Benefits of MA-CBL-100G-3M

The MA-CBL-100G-3M offers several advantages that contribute to its popularity in diverse networking environments. Let's explore the key benefits that users can expect from this cable assembly.

High Data Transfer Speed

One of the standout features of the MA-CBL-100G-3M is its impressive data transfer speed of 100 GBPS. This high-speed capability ensures that data-intensive applications and processes can operate at peak efficiency, reducing latency and improving overall network performance.

Flexibility in Network Configurations

With a cable length of 3 meters, the MA-CBL-100G-3M provides flexibility in designing network configurations. The optimal length strikes a balance between maintaining signal integrity and accommodating various physical layouts in data centers or other networking environments.

QSFP28 Connector for Space Optimization

The integration of the QSFP28 connector enhances the space efficiency of the MA-CBL-100G-3M. This is particularly valuable in environments where rack space is at a premium, such as crowded data centers. The compact design of the QSFP28 connector allows for high port density, enabling the connection of multiple devices within a confined space.

Passive Twinax Cable Assembly for Reliability

The passive nature of the Twinax cable assembly eliminates the need for external power sources. This not only simplifies installation but also enhances reliability by reducing potential points of failure. The Twinaxial construction further contributes to signal integrity, ensuring that data is transmitted accurately and without interference.

General Information of the Cisco MA-CBL-100G-3M 10-foot Passive Twinax Cable
  • Manufacturer: Cisco
  • Part Number or SKU# MA-CBL-40G-50CM
  • Product Type: Twinax Cable
Technical Information of 100GBPS Twinax Cable
  • Cable Lenth: 3 Meter
  • Connector Type: QSFP28 to QSFP28
  • Max Data Rate: 100GBPS
  • Cable Type: Passive
  • Network Cable Type: 100GBase Direct Attach Cable
  • Cable Technology: Twinaxial

Outline, the MA-CBL-100G-3M Meraki 3 Meter cable assembly represents a significant advancement in the field of high-speed data transfer within networking environments. Its combination of a 3-meter length, 100 GBPS data transfer speed, QSFP28 connector, and passive Twinax cable assembly make it a versatile and reliable solution for various applications. From data centers to high-performance computing and cloud environments, the MA-CBL-100G-3M plays a crucial role in facilitating seamless communication and ensuring the efficiency of modern network devices. By understanding its features, applications, and benefits, users can make informed decisions about incorporating this cable assembly into their network infrastructure, paving the way for a faster and more reliable digital future.

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