Vitex Talks | What to use when an optical transceiver isn’t the right solution: AECs, AOCs, and DACs

In this Vitex Talks segment, we’ll explore situations where using a transceiver may not be the best option in the data center or telecom space. There are three primary alternatives to transceivers, including active optical cables (AOC), direct attach cables (DAC), and active electrical cables (AEC), as well as the pros and cons of each. Browse our catalog:

Some highlights from the video include why using a connected cable solution can be beneficial, how certain cabled solutions can lower utility and equipment costs, and the best areas to use each alternative based on distances. We’ll also dive into the advantages and disadvantages of each alternative to help you make an informed decision.

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