Spectra7, Molex partner on active copper data center interconnects

Spectra7 Microsystems Inc. (TSX:SEV), a provider of high-performance analog semiconductor products for broadband connectivity markets, has announced that Molex, a provider of high performance interconnects, has selected Spectra7´s GaugeChangerâ„¢ technology for integration into a new line of Active Copper Cables to include SFP, QSFP and QSFP-DD form factors, the company said.

Additionally, Molex and Spectra7 will be demonstrating the technology at the SuperComputing 2018 (SC18) show at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, TX from November 13-15.

GaugeChangerâ„¢ is an innovative and disruptive technology that allows copper to extend much longer lengths without the cost and power penalty of optics. It works equally well at 25 Gbps NRZ and 50 Gbps PAM-4 enabling new connector standards of 100, 200 and 400 Gbps.

Molex brings together innovation and technology to deliver electronic solutions to customers worldwide. With a presence in more than 40 countries, Molex offers a full suite of solutions and services for many markets, including data communications, consumer electronics, medical, industrial, and automotive. For more information, visit www.molex.com.

Spectra7 Microsystems Inc. is a high-performance analog semiconductor company delivering unprecedented bandwidth, speed and resolution to enable disruptive industrial design for electronics manufacturers in virtual reality, augmented reality, mixed reality, data centers and other connectivity markets. Spectra7 is based in San Jose, California with design centers in Markham, Ontario, Cork, Ireland, and Little Rock, Arkansas. For more information, visit www.spectra7.com.