Breaking down 10G Copper connectivity adoption barriers

Uptake of 10Gig copper has been a slow and expensive affair but all of that's about to change.

In the fast-paced digital world we live in, 10GBase-T aka 10Gig copper, has experienced a slow but progressive uptake. 2002 saw large enterprises eagerly deploy 10GbE fibre into their data centres when the standard was ratified.

Fast-forward to 2006 when the copper variant was ratified, smaller organisations were still hesitant to adopt the technology due to prohibitive costs and the fact that data centres were not a key function of the business.



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