Sterling now offer a wide range of direct attached cables (DAC) and active optical cables (AOC) for high speed transmission from 100Mbps up to 100Gbps.The cables are often used for data centre short reach interconnects. They are terminated with transceiver-style ends to be used in the same ports where optical transceivers can be utiised. Protocol independent, they can support a variety of data rates including Ethernet, Infiniband and Fiber channel. Available in QSFP28 (100G), QSFP+ (40G), SFP+ (10G) in both link or breakout options. Compatible with over 40 manufacturers including Cisco, HP, Brocade, Arista, Juniper, Dell/Force 10, Intel, Allied Telesis, Huawei plus many more.