TE Connectivity’s microQSFP Interconnects for Next-Gen Data Center Infrastructures Now Available from Mouser

TE Connectivity’s microQSFP Interconnects for Next-Gen Data Center Infrastructures Now Available from Mouser


August 24, 2017Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, now offers microQSFP high-speed pluggable input/output (I/O) interconnects from TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors.

TE’s microQSFP interconnects, available from Mouser Electronics, are next-generation micro quad small form-factor pluggable (microQSFP) solutions designed to address key challenges relating to bandwidth, thermal performance, and energy costs in data centers. TE’s microQSFP interconnects deliver QSFP28 functionality in a smaller form factor, while providing higher density and performance at 28 and 56 gigabits per second (Gbps). The pluggable I/O single high (1xN) cages and surface mount connectors, forged from traditional stainless steel and copper alloy, feature an integrated heatsink in module that offers significantly better thermal capability than current pluggable solutions, which can help reduce energy costs.


This interconnect solution offers improved electrical performance at 25 Gbps, provides 33 percent higher density over existing QSFP connectors, and can fit up to 72 ports on a standard line card. The 4 × 28 Gbps solutions support next-generation designs with a smaller, standardized form factor and 25 Gbps NRZ/56 Gbps PAM-4 performance with backwards compatibility to 28 Gbps. TE’s microQSFP has also been adopted as a Media Dependent Interface (MDI) for the IEEE P802.3cd 50 Gbps project as supporting 50 Gbps (1 × 56 Gbps ), 100 Gbps (2 × 56 Gbps), and 200 Gbps (4 × 56 Gbps) interfaces.


TE’s microQSFP interconnects offer a space-saving 14.25 mm port-to-port pitch and durability up to 1,000 cycles. Typical data communication applications for the microQSFP interconnect solution include networking switches, routers, servers, networking interface cards and optical transport equipment.


To learn more, visit http://www.mouser.com/new/TE-Connectivity/te-connectivity-microqsfp-interconnect-solutions/.

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About TE Connectivity

TE Connectivity is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our commitment to innovation enables advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. TE’s unmatched breadth of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest of environments, helps build a safer, greener, smarter and more connected world. With 75,000 people — including more than 7,000 engineers — working alongside customers in nearly 150 countries, we help ensure that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS.



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