FS InfiniBand Transceivers and Cables Complete Guide

Posted on Mar 30, 2024 by

InfiniBand's high speed, low latency, and scalability advantages have led to its widespread adoption in high-performance computing (HPC). This trend is propelling global enterprises to seek high-performance InfiniBand modules capable of establishing highly reliable and efficient network connections. FS provides a diverse range of InfiniBand modules and cables, empowering global customers to achieve high-speed stability and reliable transmission in their high-performance InfiniBand networks, laying the foundation for the future of HPC.

FS InfiniBand Transceiver & Cables Overview

FS InfiniBand optics and transceivers are meticulously designed to meet the demanding requirements of modern data centers and HPC environments. These transceivers span a broad range of speeds, from 40G to 800G, and are available in various form factors such as QSFP+, QSFP28, QSFP56, and OSFP. They offer seamless compatibility with various network devices, facilitating smooth integration into existing InfiniBand infrastructures. Here are the basic features of FS's IB Transceiver and Cables.

Category Product  Form Factor Max Distance Power Consumption
800G NDR InfiniBand 800G OSFP SR8 OSFP  30m@OM3/50m@OM4 ≤15W
800G OSFP DR8 OSFP 500m ≤16.5W
800G OSFP 2FR4 OSFP 2km ≤16.5W
800G OSFP DAC OSFP to OSFP 1.5m ≤0.1W
800G OSFP Breakout DAC 800G OSFP to 4 x 200G OSFP  2m ≤0.1W
800G OSFP to 2 x 400G OSFP  2m ≤0.1W
800G OSFP to 2 x 400G QSFP112 2m ≤0.1W
800G OSFP to 4 x 200G QSFP112 2m ≤0.1W
400G NDR InfiniBand 400G OSFP SR4 OSFP  30m@OM3/50m@OM4 ≤12W
400G OSFP DR4 OSFP 500m ≤10W
400G OSFP DAC OSFP to OSFP 2m ≤0.1W
400G OSFP Breakout DAC/AOC 400G OSFP to 2 x 200G QSFP56 2m OSFP 8W/QSFP56 4W
200G HDR InfiniBand 200G QSFP56 SR4 QSFP56 100m <5W
200G QSFP56 FR4 QSFP56 2km ≤6.5W
200G QSFP56 DAC/AOC QSFP56 to QSFP56 50m ≤4.5W
200G QSFP56 Breakout Cable QSFP56 to 2x QSFP56 30m ≤4.5W
2x QSFP56 to 2x QSFP56 30m ≤4.35W
100G EDR InfiniBand 100G QSFP28 SR4 QSFP28 100m@OM4/70m@OM3 ≤2.5W
100G QSFP28 CWDM4  QSFP28 2km ≤3.5W
100G QSFP28 PSM4 QSFP28 500m ≤3.5W
100G QSFP28 LR4 QSFP28 10km ≤3.5W
100G QSFP28 DAC/AOC QSFP28 to QSFP28 100m ≤2.2W
56/40G FDR InfiniBand 40G QSFP+ SR4 QSFP+ 150m@OM4/100m@OM3 ≤1.5W
40G QSFP+ CSR4 QSFP+ 400m@OM4/300m@OM3 ≤0.5W
40G QSFP+ LR4 QSFP+ 10km ≤3.5W
56G QSFP+ DAC/AOC QSFP+ to QSFP+ 100m ≤1.5W
40G QSFP+ DAC/AOC QSFP+ to QSFP+ 100m ≤1.5W

Highlights of FS InfiniBand Transceivers & Cables

FS's InfiniBand transceivers and high-quality cables boast numerous advanced features, making them a cost-effective solution for establishing high-speed FDR, EDR, HDR, and NDR optical links. They are highly effective for InfiniBand networks and NVIDIA GPU-accelerated HPC end-to-end systems. The following features and highlights of FS IB transceivers and cables set them apart:

  • High Performance with Advanced Design

Equipped with cutting-edge Broadcom DSP Chip and advanced signal processing technologies, such as digital diagnostics monitoring (DDM), FS InfiniBand Transceivers deliver exceptional performance across short and long-distance links, enabling high-speed data transfer rates of up to 400 Gbps.

  • High Reliability and Compatibility

These InfiniBand optics adhere to stringent quality standards, undergo rigorous testing procedures, and are backed by 5-year warranties, ensuring long-term reliability for users. Additionally, each module and cable has undergone compatibility testing to ensure full compatibility with NVIDIA InfiniBand devices, including InfiniBand switches, ConnectX-7 adapters, and BlueField-3 DPUs.

  • Cost-Effectiveness

FS InfiniBand optics deliver high throughput, low latency, and low power consumption at low costs, meeting the demands of HPC applications with extensive transmission nodes. Alongside exceptional performance and reliability of IB modules and cables, FS offers value-added services. With 7+ global local warehouses, products are swiftly delivered; real-time customer service ensures a seamless experience; customized solutions cater to users' specific network requirements.

FS InfiniBand Transceivers&Cables

Use Case of FS InfiniBand Transceiver and Cables

FS has successfully conducted multiple transactions with global clients for InfiniBand modules and cables, showcasing FS's expertise and reliability in the InfiniBand devices market. The following images illustrate typical applications of FS InfiniBand modules, aiding clients in establishing high-performance computing networks to fulfill the demands of large-scale computation and data transfer.

FS 400G and 800G InfiniBand modules establish reliable connections at speeds of up to 400G between NVIDIA MQM9790 InfiniBand switches and NVIDIA InfiniBand adapters as well as between switches. These modules support various lengths to accommodate deployment requirements across diverse scenarios. Finned-top 800G modules facilitate improved heat dissipation in data centers. Tailored to meet client needs, this InfiniBand network solution provides a comprehensive product suite that includes IB transceivers, switches, and NICs, offering a complete HPC network connectivity solution.

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