A direct attach copper cable refers to the twinax copper cable that directly connects with the line cards or ports available in servers, routers, switches, and data storage devices within the data network. These are known for providing electrical connectivity directly into the active equipment. In addition, it offers a longer transmission distance as it utilizes the electronics available within the modules for boosting the signals. A direct connect DAC cable is ideal for connecting one line card or port to another. These are highly reliable and cost-effective options as they offer easy deployment of large amounts of DAC cables.