Long-reach, rack-to-rack SerDes demo using a one-of-a-kind Samtec seven-meter (23-foot) cable at ECOC 2019

Long and Longer Reach SerDes — On the Road Again

By Mike Gianfagna on September 23, 2019 from

We’ve had the pleasure of participating in two events over the past two weeks. I wouldn’t recommend doing two major shows back-to-back, but it has been exhilarating and quite interesting. Our “road trip” began last week in Mountain View for the second annual AI Hardware Summit. You’ve ... continue reading

5m Prototype Samtec EBCM Series ExaMAX® Backplane Cable Assembly

High-Speed Serial Comms, Getting There is Half the Fun

By Mike Gianfagna on October 25, 2018 from

Last month I wrote about our 56G SerDes announcement – silicon validated and running in Rome at a major show. We had a great time at that show and got a lot of compliments about the quality and flexibility of our SerDes.  These kind of unfiltered, unsolicited customer comments are really what ... continue reading