QSFP28 active optical cables are used in 100G fiber networks, there are QSFP28 AOC to QSFP28 AOC and QSFP28 to 4X25G breakout cables.
QSFP28 AOC integrates four data lanes in each direction with 100G bandwidth; Each lane can operate at 28.05Gbps up to 70meters via OM3 fiber or 100meters via OM4 fiber. QSFP28 are designed to operate over MMF using a nominal wavelength of 850nm. The electrical interface utilizes a 38-contact edge type connector. The optical interface utilizes the 12 fiber MTP/MPO connector.
QSFP28 to 4x SFP28 breakout AOC provides IT professionals a cost-effective interconnect solution to merge 100G QSFP28 and 25G SFP28 enabled host adapters, switches and servers.
100G QSFP28 AOC Features:
- 40 Gigabit Ethernet Networks
- 25GBASE-SR Ethernet Networks
- Fibre Channel
- InfiniBand QDR, SDR, DDR
- High-speed computing clusters
- Data centers, Servers, switches, storage and host card adapters