8 pack of IBM® 45W3042 compatible 10GBase-CU SFP+ to SFP+ direct attach cable (Active Copper, 5m). A 100% IBM® compatible 10GBase-CU SFP+ to SFP+ twinax direct attached cable that operates over active copper, with a maximum reach of 5.00m (16.40ft). This IBM® compatible twinax cable has been programmed, uniquely serialized, and data-traffic and application tested to ensure it is 100% compliant and functional. Our direct attached cable will initialize and perform identically to IBM's cable and is built to meet or exceed IBM's specifications, and comply with MSA (Multi-Source Agreement) standards. The actual part shipped may have a different part number, but will be functionally identical and 100% compatible. Trade Agreements Act (TAA) versions of this part are available.