Table B-1 on page 140 lists the attributes of the channel options that are supported on zEC12 systems, the required cable type, the maximum unrepeated distance, and the bit rate.
For all optical links, the connector type is LC Duplex, except the 12xIFB connection is established with an MPO connector. The electrical Ethernet cable for the Open Systems Adapter (OSA) connectivity is connected through an RJ45 jack.
Statement of direction:
•The zEC12 is planned to be the last IBM System z® server to support ISC-3 Links. Enterprises ...