Spectra7 Microsystems Inc. (TSX:SEV), a provider of high-performance analog semiconductor products for broadband connectivity markets, has announced that data center interconnect supplier and online retailer 10Gtek has begun offering active copper cables (ACCs) using Spectra7´s revolutionary GaugeChangerTM technology, the company said.
Additionally, 10Gtek ACC cables with Spectra7 technology will be showcased at the SuperComputer 2018 (SC18) show at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, TX from November 12-15.
10Gtek is a top-10 manufacturer of passive direct attached cables (DACs) used in data center applications. 10Gtek´s DAC offerings include: SFP28, QSFP28 and soon QSFP-DD. Bringing together this technology and know-how with Spectra7´s GaugeChangerTM embedded ICs offers up to 12 times less power and significant cost savings over optical solutions for data center customers.
GaugeChangerTM 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 25Gbps NRZ and 50Gbps PAM4 enabling new connector standards of 100/200/400 Gbps.
10Gtek Transceivers Co., Ltd is a high speed cable and transceiver supplier in China, who designs, manufactures and sells direct attach copper cables and optical transceivers (10G/40G/100G).
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 Cork, Ireland, and Little Rock, Arkansas. For more information, visit www.spectra7.com.