Mellanox’s hybrid QSFP to SFP+ passive copper cables are compliant with SFF-8431 and SFF-8436 specifications and provide connectivity between devices using QSFP port on one end to an SFP+ port on the other end. The cables use state-of-the-art signal processing technology to fill the expanding need for cost-effective data center interconnects. Mellanox’s unique quality passive copper cable solu- tions provide a power-efficient replacement for active power connectivity such as fiber optic cables. Optimizing systems to operate with Mellanox’s hybrid QSFP to SFP+ passive copper cables significantly reduces power consumption and enlarges the connectivity opportunities of the system. Rigorous cable production testing ensures the best out-of-the-box installation experience, performance and durability.