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So what's the deal with 10Gbase-T

 Odd wording on the timing; I'm aware of at least one manufactured 1U
system with onboard SFP+ that's been available since Q1-Q2 of this year.

 (I don't work for the manufacturer, just for a fairly happy customer.)


On Wed, Oct 3, 2012, at 7:54am, Drew Weaver wrote:
> It was really unfortunate of Intel to release Romley with 10G copper only
> support at launch, I hear though that soon there will be motherboards with
> the SFP+ ports integrated.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Miquel van Smoorenburg [mailto:mikevs at xs4all.net]
> Sent: Monday, October 01, 2012 5:28 PM
> To: andreas at livejournalinc.com
> Cc: nanog at nanog.org
> Subject: Re: So what's the deal with 10Gbase-T
> In article
> <CAJ0Nkqgy2x9pUg26CcjcHwDQSMY24f1U0RWmhF2PoH2eHih2zg at mail.gmail.com>,
> Andreas Echavez  <andreas at livejournalinc.com> wrote:
>>Does anyone here have experience running copper 10Gbase-T networks? It
>>seems like the standard just died out.
> Well, our new supermicro servers come with 10Gbase-T standard on the
> motherboard.
>>For us it would make a lot of sense
>>for our applications -- even if throughput and latency aren't as great.
>>If anyone out there knows of any *copper* 10 gig-t switches (48 port?)
> Arista, http://www.aristanetworks.com/
> Mike.