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Interchangeable cables?

Are SFP and optical Fibre Channel (FC) cables interchangeable?

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Most optical GE cables and optical FC cables now use the SFP format. So, the cables are the same. Keep in mind that the optics, even at 1 gigabyte (GB) speeds, are not the same for FC and GE, but the cables are interchangeable.

This was first published in May 2005

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