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OM3 vs. OM4 - What's The Difference?

OM3 vs. OM4 - What's The Difference?

  • Jan 6, 2011
  • pbelyea

CABLExpress' own Senior Product Manager JT takes a look at the differences between OM3 and OM4 fiber.

These types of fiber cables are typically used in data center structured cabling environments running high speeds of 10G or even 40 or 100 Gigabit Ethernet, SAN (Storage Area Networking), Fiber Channel, FCoE (Fiber Channel Over Ethernet) with such manufacturers as Cisco, Brocade, EMC and others.  Typical applications could be Virtualization or internal cloud core data center applications.

Check out the video on our YouTube channel, here.