Direct-Attach Cables are compliant to MSA standards.

Press Release Summary:

Direct-Attach cables (DAC) are offered in QSFP+ / SFP+ versions. Enabling IT professional to maintain reliability in serve rooms, cables are suitable for financial institutions and organizations. QSFP+ / SFP+ cables are compatible with Cisco®, HP® and Juniper® networking equipment.

Original Press Release:

New Direct-Attach Cables and Active Optical Cables from Expands Networking Line has announced the release of more than 50 new SFP+ / QSFP+ direct-attach and active optical cables. The new product portfolio contains MSA compliant products that are compatible with Cisco®, HP® and Juniper® networking equipment. In addition, QSFP+ to 4 x SFP+ break-out cables of different lengths are also now available.

The direct-attach cable (DAC) portfolio enables IT professionals to maintain performance and reliability in server rooms and data centers, by offering an extensive range of lengths for connections within or between server racks. The new portfolio includes QSFP+ / SFP+ cables which are fully compatible with major OEM brands.

The new cable offering caters to the needs of small to medium-sized businesses, financial institutions and organizations that maintain their own server rooms and data centers. Users will also find the cost savings of the direct-attach cables beneficial, when deploying and managing their data-center solutions.

“ continues to offer IT professionals a better alternative to high-priced OEM networking solutions, with equivalent performance and reliable products for server rooms and data centers. With our broad selection of transceivers and direct-attach cables, IT professionals can trust as the sole partner in deploying their data center architectures,” said Sead Ferhatovic, Product Manager,

The new transceivers and direct-attach cables are fully compliant with MSA standards, giving users confidence that the products manufactured by are identical in form factor and functionality to the equivalent Cisco, HP and Juniper products.

The new DAC cables are available at CDW,,, PC Connection, and Insight and will be distributed by Ingram Micro, SYNNEX, Tech Data, D&H and ASI.

To learn more about transceivers and direct attach cables, please visit:

About is an ISO 9001:2000 registered manufacturer of hard-to find connectivity parts including A/V products, computer parts, cables and server management solutions. Founded in 1985, has locations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, The United Kingdom, Europe, Japan and Australia, servicing a worldwide market.

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