Meet the demands of next generation data centers with leading interconnect technology from 3M.
Rising to the demands of ever-increasing data, IoT, and big data and the critical nature of what that data drives is no easy feat. Using science and innovation we bring next generation solutions in fiber optics and copper interconnect that are designed to drive speed, performance and design flexibility.
Expanded beam optical interconnect solutions from 3M are designed to deliver improved dust immunity and excellent optical performance. Scalable connector designs enable quick installment and deployment of multi-link systems, lowering operating costs and delivering greater design flexibility. Our copper high-speed twin axial cables and assemblies are resonance-free, thin and foldable solutions designed for the needs of next generation requirements.
We bring decades of experience in interconnect solutions to the market segment. Our dedicated support team is here to provide specifications, drawings, 3D CAD models and more. Connect with us today so we can help you make the right connections in your data center.
Connectivity solutions designed to consistently deliver a higher performing data center through advanced fiber optic and copper twin axial technology.
Engineered to help reduce the need for maintenance, cleaning and human interaction while providing exceptional performance our 3M™ Expanded Beam Optical Interconnect brings scalability and reliability to fiber optic connections. Our unique technology helps deliver:
3M™ Twin Axial Cables are thin, foldable and virtually resonance-free up to at least 40GHz with bends and folds. For internal applications, as one of the thinnest available cables, 3M Twin Ax cables allow for more options in high-performance, dense servers. They are designed to offer cost savings by helping to avoid PCB upgrades and the need for repeaters. For external applications, our thin, lightweight, flexible cables help enable unique cable management solutions and simplified serviceability.
3M™ External Twin Axial Cable compared to competitive cable.
Thin, foldable and resonance-free cabling solutions for data center, high performance computing and other high-speed applications.
A revolutionary bendable, foldable cabling solution ideal for tight spaces and transmitting signals over longer routes. The low profile of 3M™ SlimLine Twin Axial Cable Assemblies allow for a wider range of routing options due to the cable's thinness and ability to be folded with a hard crease, with no impact to signal integrity.
Meet demanding system performance and packaging challenges with the 3M PCI Express Extender and Jumper Assemblies. Gain flexibility with your PCIe card slots and the ability to relocate or bridge them without losing speed or performance.
Reach speeds up to 100 Gbps across a wide range of data center, high-performance computing and other high-speed applications with direct attach copper cable assemblies from 3M. Configurations available include SFP28, QSFP28, SFP+, QSFP+ and External miniSAS.
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The world does business at an ever increasing pace. Our always-on, highly integrated world requires businesses to operate faster, smarter and more efficiently. 3M connectors, Twin Axial cables, cable assemblies and other interconnect products are helping enable a new era of data center design.
Imagine a robot relying on camera feedback being unable to correctly place a component due to poor data transmission. Machines must have clear communication to operate an effective assembly line. Any signal loss or corruption of data can have significant impact on the manufacturing process, leading to defects, lower yields and assembly line down time.
3M’s reliable interconnect solutions can help you design, modify and customize your product, as well as seamlessly integrate our products into your manufacturing process on a global basis. We offer a wide range of solutions including connectors, cable assemblies and assembly tooling.