Mellanox's 40 Gbps passive copper cable provides robust connections and requires no power from the connector. The 40 Gbps passive copper cable is compliant with the InfiniBand architecture, SFF-8436 specifications and provide connectivity between devices using QSFP ports. 40 Gbps passive copper cable fills the need for short, cost-effective connectivity in the data center. Mellanox's high-quality passive copper cable solutions provide a power-efficient replacement for active power connectivity such as fiber optic cables. Optimizing systems to operate with Mellanox's 40 Gbps passive copper cables significantly reduces power consumption and EMI emission, eliminating the use of EDC hosts.