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Multi-Enclosure Stacking using fiber cables (ethernet)

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Multi-Enclosure Stacking using fiber cables (ethernet)

Andrew had a Multi-Enclosure Stacking (MES) question:




I'm trying to find if two enclosures can be stacked together using SFP+ SR fiber modules and fibre cables - for longer distance within the datacenter. Customer wants the enclosures to be over 7m apart.


Is this supported? I can only find references to DAC cables in the examples/documents I have found so far.




Steve replied:




Yes it is supported.




Be sure to look in the whitepaper on Multi-Enclosure Stacking: