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The Path to 100G Single Lambda in the Data Center

It is pretty widely acknowledged that 2016/2017 is prime time for 100 Gbps short reach optical links in the data center, interconnecting servers and switches.
Posted: 4/21/2017 by Sami Melton | with 0 comment(s)

Dean Yamasaki to present at SPIE Symposium

Dean Yamasaki, Product Line Specialty Cable Manager, is presenting at a SPIE symposium.
Posted: 4/5/2017 by AFL | with 0 comment(s)

5 Best Practices for Certifying Next Generation Networks: A Suitable Test Reference Method

To assure the most accurate loss measurements when testing a link, the use of Reference Grade cables during the referencing process is critical to ensure accuracy, repeatability and reproducibility.
Posted: 3/10/2017 by Sami Melton | with 0 comment(s)

5 Best Practices for Certifying Next Generation Networks: Bi-Directional Measurements

While a single direction loss measurement method is initially quicker and cheaper, a bi-directional method is preferable for more reliable overall network characterization, since it significantly reduces the likelihood of rework and associated costs.
Posted: 3/3/2017 by Sami Melton | with 0 comment(s)

5 Best Practices for Certifying Next Generation Networks: Encircled Flux

For multimode fiber, launch conditions or how light is coupled into a fiber can have a significant effect on optical loss measurements.
Posted: 2/24/2017 by Sami Melton | with 0 comment(s)

5 Best Practices for Certifying Next Generation Networks: Cleaning and Inspection

Proper cleaning minimizes damage to connectors and equipment, helps provide accurate loss measurements and ensures the network will operate properly.
Posted: 2/17/2017 by AFL | with 0 comment(s)

5 Best Practices for Certifying Next Generation Networks

As transmission speeds have increased on multimode fibers, loss budgets have decreased significantly, allowing little margin for error.
Posted: 2/8/2017 by AFL | with 0 comment(s)

What is the Shelf Life of Fiber Optic Connector Cleaners?

A common question we get asked is about the shelf life of fiber optic connector cleaners.
Posted: 2/3/2017 by AFL | with 0 comment(s)

Video: Rogue Test Module Instructions

Instruction on using our Rogue modular test platform and Aeros cloud-based workflow management platform.
Posted: 1/27/2017 by AFL | with 0 comment(s)

Winter — Hard on Us and Test Equipment

Extreme temperatures, whether cold or hot, affect both fiber optic technicians and their test equipment.
Posted: 1/13/2017 by AFL | with 0 comment(s)
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The Path to 100G Single Lambda in the Data Center

4/21/2017 10:12:28 AM | with 0 comments
It is pretty widely acknowledged that 2016/2017 is prime time for 100 Gbps short reach optical links in the data center, interconnecting servers and switches.

Dean Yamasaki to present at SPIE Symposium

4/5/2017 1:05:32 PM | with 0 comments
Dean Yamasaki, Product Line Specialty Cable Manager, is presenting at a SPIE symposium.

5 Best Practices for Certifying Next Generation Networks: A Suitable Test Reference Method

3/10/2017 9:00:08 AM | with 0 comments
To assure the most accurate loss measurements when testing a link, the use of Reference Grade cables during the referencing process is critical to ensure accuracy, repeatability and reproducibility.

5 Best Practices for Certifying Next Generation Networks: Bi-Directional Measurements

3/3/2017 9:00:59 AM | with 0 comments
While a single direction loss measurement method is initially quicker and cheaper, a bi-directional method is preferable for more reliable overall network characterization, since it significantly reduces the likelihood of rework and associated costs.

5 Best Practices for Certifying Next Generation Networks: Encircled Flux

2/24/2017 9:00:14 AM | with 0 comments
For multimode fiber, launch conditions or how light is coupled into a fiber can have a significant effect on optical loss measurements.

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