Distance Capabilities & Transmission Speeds
The Cisco SFP-25G-AOC2M is a 2-meter long active optical cable designed for high-speed data center networking. This cable features two SFP28 connectors that are used to connect the cable to compatible networking devices.
The SFP-25G-AOC2M cable is capable of supporting data transfer speeds of up to 25 gigabits per second (25G), making it ideal for use in high-speed networking environments. It can be used for a variety of applications, including storage area networks (SANs), data center networking, and high-performance computing.
The transmission distance capabilities of the Cisco SFP-25G-AOC2M cable depend on a variety of factors, including the specific networking devices that are being used and the environmental conditions in which the cable is being deployed. In general, however, the cable is designed to support transmission distances of up to 2 meters.
The cable is also designed to support a range of transmission speeds, including 10G, 25G, and 40G. This makes it a versatile option for a variety of networking applications, allowing it to support high-speed data transfer across a wide range of devices and network topologies.
Networking Speeds and Standards
The Cisco SFP-25G-AOC2M is a 2-meter long Active Optical Cable (AOC) designed to provide high-speed connectivity between network devices that support 25 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) over a single, bidirectional 25G SFP28 interface.
The cable uses fiber optic technology to transmit data via light waves, which allows it to achieve higher data transmission rates and longer distances compared to traditional copper cables. The SFP-25G-AOC2M can support a maximum data transmission rate of 25 Gbps over its 2-meter length.
The SFP-25G-AOC2M is compliant with the IEEE 802.3by and SFF-8402 standards for 25 GbE, which ensures compatibility with a wide range of network devices that support this standard. It also supports hot-swappable plug-and-play connectivity, which makes it easy to install and use in networking environments.
The high-speed connectivity provided by the SFP-25G-AOC2M makes it suitable for a wide range of applications, including data center interconnects, storage area networks (SANs), high-performance computing (HPC) clusters, and other high-bandwidth networking environments. It is also a cost-effective solution for short-distance connectivity between network switches, routers, and servers that support 25 GbE.
Features and Benefits
The Cisco SFP-25G-AOC2M is a high-performance active optical cable designed for use in high-speed data center networking environments. Some of the key features and benefits of this cable include:
- High-speed data transfer: The SFP-25G-AOC2M cable is capable of supporting data transfer speeds of up to 25 gigabits per second (25G), making it ideal for high-speed networking applications that require fast and reliable data transfer.
- Easy installation: The cable is designed to be easy to install, with two SFP28 connectors that can be easily connected to compatible networking devices. This eliminates the need for separate optical transceivers and fiber optic cables, simplifying installation and reducing costs.
- Flexible transmission speeds: The SFP-25G-AOC2M cable is designed to support a range of transmission speeds, including 10G, 25G, and 40G. This makes it a versatile option for a variety of networking applications, allowing it to support high-speed data transfer across a wide range of devices and network topologies.
- Rugged and durable design: The cable features a rugged and durable design that is resistant to damage from bending and twisting, making it ideal for use in harsh environments.
- Low latency: The cable is designed to provide low latency, making it ideal for applications that require high-speed data transfer and low response times.
- Energy efficient: The SFP-25G-AOC2M cable is designed to be energy efficient, consuming less power than traditional optical transceivers and fiber optic cables.
General Information about this Cisco SFP-25G-AOC2M
- Manufacturer: Cisco
- Part Number or SKU# SFP-25G-AOC2M
- Product Type: Network Cable
Technical Information of Cisco Network Cable
- Cable Type: Fiber Optic
- Connector Type on First End: SFP28 Network
- Cable Length: 6.56 feet
- Connector on First End Details: SFP28 Network
- Features: Active
- Data Transfer Rate: 25 Gbit/s
- Device Supported: Switch
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Cables - Optical Cable
Many people are currently talking about fiber optic cables. This new invention is the future of computer networking, taking over from all-time copper wire cables. If you are looking forward to setting up a new data center, or you just want an upgrade, then optical fiber cable is the way to go. It might seem like a new invention, but the cables are all out there. You can get any networking cable and interfacing cable you need for your application.
Types of Fiber Optical Cables for Networking
We may not exploit all the types of these optical cables out there, but we must bring it to your attention that you will always get what you need. There are two major categories of these cables depending on the core material. We have either plastic or glass cables, but these should not make any difference if you just want a home or office networking.
The two major categories are broken down into small groups of interest depending on the end connectors. The list of subgroups is endless, but we will quickly mention the commonly used ones. On the list, we have LC-LC cable, InfiniBand, ProLiant, Patch cable, and standard fiber optical cables. Please note that the first three items on the list are special-purpose cables commonly used in data centers.
Get Greater Bandwidth with Optical Cable
Fiber optical cable or LC cable was invented to replace copper cables because of their limited bandwidth. As technology advances, there is a need for a higher data rate than copper wires can handle. Fiber optic cable has more bandwidth compared to copper conductors of the same diameter. It never matters whether you have single-mode or multimode fiber cables; your applications are always at the top.
Higher Data Transfer Rates
Fiber optical cables are also champions when it comes to data speeds. Unlike copper conductors that rely on electrons to transfer data, fiber cables use light. So, the theoretical data rate is the speed of light. It can deliver data at that high speed while maintaining integrity. The resistance of fiber cables to environmental and magnetic interference with the signal is also remarkable!
Cheaper in the Long Run
What turns people away from fiber cables is the initial purchase price, but that is predicted to fall in the coming years. Despite that, these cables are very much cheaper in the end because of almost no maintenance cost. They also come with many advantages over their distant rivals, copper cables, worth the cost. What you actually pay for when you buy an optical cable is the performance and technology used in the manufacturing.
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