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QSFP-100G-AOC5M= Cisco 100Gbase 5 Meter Direct Attach Cable New

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QSFP-100G-AOC5M= 100 Gigabit Ethernet (100Gbase) Direct Attach Cable Fiber Optical 5 Meter Blue | Made by Cisco | New Factory Sealed
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Factors to Consider of Active Optical Cable

The QSFP-100G-AOC5M= is a Cisco 100GBase Active Optical Cable (AOC) with a length of 5 meters. When considering this cable, there are several factors that should be taken into account, including:

  • Cable Type: The QSFP-100G-AOC5M= is an Active Optical Cable (AOC), which means it uses optical fibers to transmit data. As opposed to a passive cable, which relies on copper conductors. AOCs have higher bandwidth and can support longer distances, but are typically more expensive than passive cables.
  • Cable Length: The QSFP-100G-AOC5M= is 5 meters in length, which is a relatively short distance for a 100Gbps cable. If longer distances are required, a different cable type or technology may be needed.
  • Connector Type: The QSFP-100G-AOC5M= uses a QSFP+ connector, which is a high-speed, pluggable interface for connecting switches, routers, and other network equipment. It is important to ensure that the connector type matches the equipment it is being used with.
  • Bandwidth: The QSFP-100G-AOC5M= has a bandwidth of 100Gbps, which means it can support high-speed data transmission. However, other factors such as cable length and equipment capabilities can impact the actual data rate.
  • Power Consumption: The QSFP-100G-AOC5M= is an active cable, which means it requires power to operate. It is important to consider the power consumption of the cable, as well as the equipment it is being used with, to ensure proper power management.
High-Speed Network Connectivity

The QSFP-100G-AOC5M= is a Cisco 100Gbase 5 meter direct attach cable that provides high-speed network connectivity between networking devices such as switches, routers, and servers. Here are some additional details about its high-speed network connectivity:

  • Data Rate: The QSFP-100G-AOC5M= cable supports a data rate of 100 Gbps (Gigabits per second), which makes it ideal for high-speed data transfer and high-bandwidth applications such as data centers, cloud computing, and big data analytics.
  • QSFP28 Connector: The cable has a Quad Small Form-factor Pluggable 28 (QSFP28) connector on both ends. The QSFP28 connector is a high-density, hot-pluggable connector that supports up to 4 channels of data transmission.
  • Active Optical Cable (AOC) Technology: The QSFP-100G-AOC5M= cable uses Active Optical Cable (AOC) technology to transmit data over fiber optic cables. AOC technology uses optical fibers to transmit data and electronics to amplify and reshape the signals. This technology ensures that the cable can transmit data over longer distances without loss of signal quality.
  • Low Power Consumption: The QSFP-100G-AOC5M= cable has a low power consumption, which makes it ideal for use in data centers and other environments where energy efficiency is a concern.
  • Plug-and-Play: The QSFP-100G-AOC5M= cable is a plug-and-play solution, which means that it does not require any configuration or setup. Simply plug the cable into the networking devices, and it will start transmitting data immediately.
Testing and Troubleshooting for 5 Meter Network Cable

The QSFP-100G-AOC5M= is a 100Gbase Direct Attach Cable (DAC) manufactured by Cisco, designed for high-speed data transfer over short distances within data centers. Testing and troubleshooting the QSFP-100G-AOC5M= cable can help identify and resolve any connectivity or performance issues that may arise.

Here are some steps you can take to test and troubleshoot the QSFP-100G-AOC5M= Cisco 100Gbase 5 Meter Direct Attach Cable:

  • Verify Compatibility: Ensure that the QSFP-100G-AOC5M= is compatible with the network equipment and interfaces it is intended to be used with. Check the specifications and compatibility matrix for the cable and the devices it is connecting.
  • Visual Inspection: Perform a visual inspection of the cable to look for any physical damage, such as bent or broken connectors, frayed or kinked cable, or other signs of wear and tear. Any damage to the cable may affect its performance.
  • Check Signal Strength: Use a compatible signal strength tester to measure the signal strength of the QSFP-100G-AOC5M=. Verify that the signal strength is within the acceptable range specified by the cable and the network equipment.
  • Test with Compatible Equipment: Connect the QSFP-100G-AOC5M= to compatible network equipment, such as switches or routers, and test the connectivity and data transfer speeds. Use appropriate network testing tools to verify that the cable is transmitting data correctly and that the transfer rates are consistent with the specifications.
  • Check for Error Messages: Monitor for any error messages or notifications that may indicate issues with the cable or connectivity. Troubleshoot any errors or issues as necessary.
  • Replace the Cable: If all other troubleshooting steps have been taken and the issue persists, replace the QSFP-100G-AOC5M= with a new cable.
General Information
  • Manufacturer: Cisco Systems, Inc
  • Manufacturer Part Number: QSFP-100G-AOC5M=
  • Product Name: 100GBase QSFP Active Optical Cable, 5-meter
  • Product Type: Network Cable
Technical Information
  • Cable Type: Fiber Optic
  • Cable Length: 16.40 ft
  • Connector on First End: 1 x QSFP Network
  • Connector on Second End: 1 x QSFP Network
  • Features: Active
  • Features: Flexible
  • Device Supported: Network Device
  • Data Transfer Rate: 12.50 GB/s
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