LinkX™ Cables and Transceivers
LinkX innovative interconnect solutions provide better ROI for data center networks
Data center customers select Mellanox LinkX pluggable solutions because our technology choices scale in bandwidth, distance and media type providing a cost-effective solution for each specific application.
New LinkX™ 100Gb/s Family of Cables
100Gb/s Passive Copper Cables
Mellanox’s LinkX passive copper cables provide robust connections for leading edge 100Gb/s systems.
Passive copper cables require no additional power to ensure quality connectivity. The 100Gb/s passive copper cables are fully compliant with SFF-8436 specification and provide connectivity between devices using QSFP ports. Mellanox’s LinkX 100Gb/s passive copper cables fill the need for short, cost effective connectivity in the data center.
100Gb/s Active Optical Cables
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.
Passive Copper Cables
Mellanox LinkX passive copper cables provide robust connections and require no power from the connector. Mellanox unique quality passive copper cable solutions provide power-efficient replacement for active power connectivity such as fiber optic cables.
Copper and fiber,QSFP/SFP+/MPO/LC
Hybrid cables connect network equipment with different connector types. Hybrid split out cables enable the connection of 40 GbE QSFP ports to multiple 10GbE ports using SFP+ type connector.
QSFP/SFP+，Copper and Fiber
The new colored cables can ease data center management and provide the ability to easily distinguish between different types of data traffic, applications or equipment, making data center deployments and maintenance more simple.
Short and Long Range Transceivers
Short Range QSFP/SFP+, 30-300m, MMF
Long range QSFP/SFP+, up to 10Km, SMF
Quad to Serial (QSA) Adapters, 40G QSFP to 10G SFP+
Mellanox LinkX 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 production testing ensures best out-of-the-box installation experience, performance and durability.
Active Optical Cables
QSFP: 3-300m, MMF
Mellanox LinkX optical solutions provide long range scalability for all topologies and utilize innovative optical technologies to enable extremely high signal integrity and reliability.
TIA, VD, VOA, Mux, De-mux
Mellanox LinkX offers state of the art parallel optical interconnects solutions which deliver industry leading power/bandwidth performance. These solutions enable manufacturers serving the HPC, Server, Storage, Data Center, and Consumer markets to meet the requirements for drastic power reduction, price reduction and increased bandwidth.