High-Speed Data Center Networks
The QSFP-H40G-AOC10M= is a 10-meter QSFP+ (Quad Small Form-factor Pluggable Plus) active optical cable manufactured by Cisco. It is designed for use in high-speed data center networks and is capable of transmitting data at speeds of up to 40 Gbps (gigabits per second).
The cable consists of four channels, each capable of transmitting data at 10 Gbps, which are aggregated to achieve a total bandwidth of 40 Gbps. The QSFP+ interface on each end of the cable is compatible with QSFP+ ports on networking equipment, such as switches, routers, and servers.
The QSFP-H40G-AOC10M= uses optical fibers to transmit data, which allows for longer distances and higher speeds than copper cables. Optical fibers are also immune to electromagnetic interference, which can cause signal degradation in copper cables.
The "active" component of the cable refers to the fact that it contains active components, such as transmitters and receivers, which boost the signal strength and allow for longer transmission distances. This is in contrast to "passive" optical cables, which do not contain any active components and have a shorter maximum transmission distance.
The QSFP-H40G-AOC10M= is a popular choice for high-speed data center networks due to its high bandwidth, compatibility with QSFP+ ports, and long transmission distance. Additionally, the use of optical fibers and active components ensures reliable signal transmission with minimal signal degradation.
Maintenance and Care of QSFP+ Active Optical Cable
The QSFP-H40G-AOC10M= is a 10-meter Cisco QSFP+ Active Optical Cable (AOC) used in high-speed data center and networking environments. This cable supports 40 Gigabit Ethernet (40GbE) data transfer rates and is compatible with QSFP+ ports.
Proper maintenance and care of the QSFP-H40G-AOC10M= cable can help extend its lifespan and ensure optimal performance. Here are some tips for maintaining and caring for this cable:
- Proper handling: When handling the QSFP-H40G-AOC10M= cable, always grasp it by the connector housing or cable itself rather than pulling on the cable itself. This can help prevent damage to the connector or cable.
- Avoid bending or twisting the cable: Bending or twisting the cable beyond its minimum bend radius can damage the internal fibers and lead to signal loss or data errors. Always follow the manufacturer's recommended bend radius.
- Keep the cable clean: Dust and debris can accumulate on the connector ends and impair signal quality. Use a clean, dry cloth or compressed air to remove any dirt or debris from the connector ends.
- Store the cable properly: When not in use, store the cable in a clean, dry environment. Avoid placing heavy objects on top of the cable, which can damage the internal fibers.
- Inspect the cable regularly: Check the cable and connectors regularly for signs of damage, such as bent or broken fibers, cracked or loose connector housings, or frayed cables. If you notice any damage, replace the cable immediately.
- Avoid exposing the cable to extreme temperatures or moisture: The QSFP-H40G-AOC10M= cable should be used within the recommended temperature range and should not be exposed to moisture or humidity.
Troubleshooting Common Issues
The Cisco QSFP-H40G-AOC10M= is a 10-meter long QSFP+ active optical network cable designed for high-speed data transmission in data centers and other networking environments. Here are some common issues you might encounter when using this cable and how to troubleshoot them:
- Cable not detected: If your cable is not detected by your networking device, check to make sure that it is properly connected and securely seated in the QSFP+ port. If it still doesn't work, try using a different cable or a different port on your device.
- Low signal quality: If you are experiencing low signal quality or data transfer errors, it could be due to cable damage or interference. Inspect the cable for any visible signs of damage or kinks, and try to reroute the cable away from any potential sources of interference such as power cables, fluorescent lights, or other networking equipment.
- Limited transmission distance: The maximum transmission distance of a QSFP-H40G-AOC10M= cable is 10 meters, so if you need to transmit data over a longer distance, you may need to use a different type of cable or a fiber optic transceiver.
- Compatibility issues: Make sure that the QSFP-H40G-AOC10M= cable is compatible with your networking device and that both devices support the same data rate and protocols. If you are unsure, consult the product documentation or contact the manufacturer for assistance.
- Firmware or driver issues: If you are experiencing issues with your networking device or operating system, it could be due to outdated firmware or drivers. Check to see if there are any updates available and install them as needed.
- Manufacturer: Cisco Systems, Inc
- Manufacturer Part Number: QSFP-H40G-AOC10M=
- Brand Name: Cisco
- Product Name: 40GBase-AOC QSFP direct-attach Active Optical Cable, 10-meter
- Product Type: Network Cable
- Cable Type: Fiber Optic
- Cable Length: 32.81 ft
- Connector on First End: QSFP Network
- Features: Active
- Device Supported: Router
- Device Supported: Server
- Device Supported: Switch
- Device Supported: Hub
- Device Supported: Network Device
- Certifications & Standards:
- UL (E116441)
- Green Complian:t Yes
- Green Compliance Certificate/Authority: RoHS-6
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Cables - Network Cables
Network cables are what make it possible to share It resources in a network. Whether home, office, or in a data center, networking using cables still remains popular over wireless protocols such as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connections. We use different network cables to enable resource sharing, such as memory devices, printers, scanners, and other resources. Networking is the only way to converge resources and make file sharing and team collaboration easy. If you are looking for network cables to achieve that, then you are in the right place.
Types of Network Cables
Network cables, also known as Ethernet cables, are of three different types: coaxial, fiber optic, and twisted-pair copper cables. The last two types are the commonly used cable types. We will, therefore, dig deeper into them shortly. Coaxial cables are not widely used in networking but still remain very popular in telecommunication.
Fiber Optic Cables
Structurally, optical cables comprise the core, cladding, buffer, and jacket on the outer part. Of great interest is the core material, which can be glass or plastic. Signals travel in this medium at the speed of light over long and short distances. Due to this high data rate, optical cables are becoming more famous in networking than other network cables.
The other layers of this cable work together to maintain its efficiency. Through cladding, the light is totally internally reflected in the core. The buffer prevents any possible leakage of light. The jacket, being the outer layer, offers protection to the cable against mechanical damage.
Twisted Pair Copper Cable
Almost all modern computers at home or office networks use twisted-pair cables. The cable consists of 8 individually coated and twisted in pairs copper wires bundled together in one. The twisted-pair cables can either be shielded or unshielded. Because of shielding in the shielded and twisted pair cables, they experience less noise and have low EMI resistance.
Network Cable Connectors
The connectors of any Ethernet cable depend on the intended application. Your home computer networking might only need the standard 8 terminal clips to connect to a network. That is not usually the case when considering large enterprises and data centers where different IT equipment is interconnected. There may be a need for network adapters and other complex cables such as 8 LEAD and JG263A HPE network cables.
Network Cables Length
In any networking task, use the right cable length. That will not only make your system look organized but also deliver better performance. Get rid of any unnecessarily long cables. If the work can be done with 15-meter-long cables, got for it and not a 20-meter-long cable. If the source and target are too close or placed side by side, you are better off if you use 1.5-meter-long cables. The resulting network will look neat without cables tangling everywhere.
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