Mellanox's LinkX active optical cables are a cost-effective solution for high bandwidth fabrics, extending the benefits of Mellanox's high-performance InfiniBand and Ethernet adapters and switches. Mellanox QSFP+ cable is an assembly of 4 full-duplex lanes, where each lane is capable of transmitting data at rates up to 28Gb/s per direction, providing an aggregated rate of 100Gb/s. Mellanox certified cables are 100% tested on Mellanox's equipment to ensure interoperability and the best end to end performance.
Mellanox's active optical cables are designed to create the smallest environmental footprint, and complying with class-4 QSFP+ power consumption requirement. Mellanox optical solutions provide short, medium and long range scalability for all topologies, utilizing innovative optical technologies to enable extremely high signal integrity and reliability. Rigorous cable production testing ensures best out-of-the-box installation experience, performance and durability.