So what's the deal with 10Gbase-T

Jima nanog at jima.tk
Mon Oct 1 19:58:38 UTC 2012


> Does anyone here have experience running copper 10Gbase-T networks? It
> seems like the standard just died out. For us it would make a lot of sense
> for our applications -- even if throughput and latency aren't as great. If
> anyone out there knows of any *copper* 10 gig-t switches (48 port?), I'd
> be
> interested to hear your experiences. I can't seem to find any high-density
> ones from major vendors.

 Is there something unique about your environment that wouldn't allow you
to use 10gbit SFP+-based switches with DAC (Direct Attach Copper) cables?
 Those seem fairly well supported.

     Jima




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