The following two tables describe all channel attributes, the required cable types, the maximum unrepeated distance, and the bit rate of the IBM zEnterprise BC12 System (zBC12).
For all optical links, the connector type is LC duplex, except the 12xIFB connection is established with a Multi-Fiber Push-On (MPO) connector. The electrical Ethernet cable for the Open Systems Adapter (OSA) connectivity is connected via an RJ45 jack.
Statement of direction:
•The zBC12 and IBM zEnterprise EC12 (zEC12) are planned to be the last IBM ...