What is an Active Optical Cable (AOC) ?

Introduction to Active Optical Cable (AOC) Active Optical Cable is a category of interconnect used in telecommunication networks and data centers such as Direct Attach Cable (DAC) and Optical Transceiver. What is an Active Optical Cable ? An AOC is two transceivers attached together by a fiber cable, creating a one part assembly. Like, DAC, […]


400G QSFP-DD: Optech latest innovation

Optech introduces its latest innovations for 2018: 400G QSFP-DD and 100G QSFP28 ER4 Lite We are glad to announce that our 400G QSFP-DD products and 100G QSFP28 ER4 lite are ready ! Check out our new video below ! 400G QSFP-DD Optech high performance 400G QSFP-DD transceivers, cables and loopback are now available. The QSFP-DD transceivers […]

What is the difference between DAC and AOC?

The difference between Direct Attach Cables and Active Optical Cables If you are wondering what is the difference between Direct Attach Cable (DAC) and Active Optical Cable (AOC), this article is for you. Direct Attach Cables Direct Attached Cables (DAC) are a very common method used for very short-range distances because of the their low-cost. Indeed, […]