Below, we are presenting a list of cables and transceivers that that have been tested by Netronome, or by customers. This  list is provided ONLY as a guide. Be advised that the features and settings on your SmartNIC and your networking equipment (e.g., switch or NICs) must match in order to achieve a flawless operation. 

If you do experience any problems establishing connectivity between your networking equipment and an Agilio SmartNIC, please do contact us for assistance at


Acronyms and Nomenclature

AOCActive Optical Cable
DACDirect Attach Cable
GbEGigabit Ethernet
SFP+Enhanced Small Form-Factor Pluggable10GbE
SFP2825 Gbit/s Small Form-Factor Pluggable10GbE, 25GbE, breakout cable
QSFPQuad Small Form-factor Pluggable40GbE, 100GbE, 40GbE to 4x10GbE breakout cable
QSFP28100 Gbit/s Quad Small Form-factor Pluggable100GbE to 4x 25GbE breakout cable

Tested Cables & Transceivers

Line Rate
Brand: Model(s)
1GUTPAvago: ABCU-5730RZ

UTPII-VI Incorporated/Coherent (Finisar): FCLF8522P2BTL
FiberII-VI Incorporated/Coherent (Finisar): FTLX8574D3BCV
FiberIntel: FTLX8571D3BCV-IT, FTLX8574D3BCV-IT
10GUTP10GTek: ASF-10G-T
FiberAvago: AFBR-709SMZ

FiberII-VI Incorporated/Coherent (Finisar): FTLX8574D3BCL, FTLX8574D3BCV, FTLF8536P4BCV

FiberIntel: FTLX8571D3BCV-IT, FTLX8574D3BCV-IT

Fiber10GTek: SFP-10G-SR

FiberFS: SFP-10GSR-85
25GFiberFS: SFP28-25GLR-31

FiberII-VI Incorporated/Coherent (Finisar): FTLF8536P4BCL, FTLF8536P4BCV

FiberInnoLight: TR-PZ13L-N00
40GDACAmphenol: 603020001, 603020002, 603020003, 603020004, 603020005
Dell: DAC-QSFP-40G-1M, DAC-QSFP-40G-3M
FCI Electronics: 10093084-2010LF, 10093084-3030LF, 10093084-4050LF

Arista: QSFP-40G-SR4
Avago: AFBR-79E4Z-D, AFBR-79EQDZ
II-VI Incorporated/Coherent  (Finisar): FTL410QE2C