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SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2018

In preperation for the SCTE Cable Tec Expo this October, we made a complete list of everything we're bringing with us and everything you need to know about it.
Posted: 10/31/2018 by Tyerra Clayborne | with 0 comment(s)

Multi-Fiber Identification System Gives 100%

New Multi-Fiber Identification System is designed to provide peace-of-mind in multi-fiber network continuity. 
Posted: 10/30/2018 by Julie Fenn | with 0 comment(s)

How to Avoid Network Degradation

Inspecting your network and cleaning fiber correctly can prevent losing critical information that passes through your network everyday.  AFL provides data center cleaning and inspection "Best Practices" as part of AFL's role as an end-to-end solutions provider.  Read more to learn about the step-by-step data cleaning procedure and the products available to avoid network degradation.  
Posted: 6/18/2018 by Lauren McCormick | with 0 comment(s)

The Path to 100G Single Lambda in the Data Center - Part 6

There have been a significant number of key photonic component and technology announcements since the last installment of this blog series.  These announcements are clear evidence of the growing industry ecosystem support for 100Gbps single lambda (100GSL), enabling 200G and 400G Ethernet links in enterprise and hyperscale data center optical networks.
Posted: 5/10/2018 by AFL | with 0 comment(s)

Product Registration of Test Equipment – It is important!

No matter what you purchase these days, manufacturers include product registration cards. Even inexpensive consumer products like Bluetooth head phones and toasters come with product registration cards. 
Posted: 2/15/2018 by AFL | with 0 comment(s)

The Path to 100G Single Lambda in the Data Center - Part 5

There has been great deal of activity in the electro-optic component and subsystem segments relating to this next generation leap forward – turns out that 100G single lambda is a super-hot topic in Fall 2017. As the EO components are enabling ingredients in next gen 100G single lambda transceivers, assessing commercial status is worthwhile in terms of helping to predict system-level timelines for this exciting technology.
Posted: 10/27/2017 by Megan Courage | with 0 comment(s)

The Path to 100G Single Lambda in the Data Center - Part 4

This is part four on the technical and business trends driving the path to 100G single lambda in the data center.
Posted: 7/11/2017 by AFL | with 0 comment(s)

The Path to 100G Single Lambda in the Data Center - Part 3

The technical and commercial dynamics that will lead the semiconductor and electro-optical components industries to enable ubiquitous 100G single lambda system designs over the next several years.
Posted: 6/15/2017 by AFL | with 0 comment(s)

The Path to 100G Single Lambda in the Data Center - Part 1

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)

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)
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Go Beyond with AFL at BICSI Winter with our Exciting New Product

1/10/2019 8:06:37 AM | with 0 comments
AFL Product Manager, Tom Jeffers, attends 2019 BICSI Winter for the launch of new product, ASCEND™.

Optical Networking for Cable Operators

12/13/2018 8:30:00 AM | with 0 comments
Kevin Clayton, AFL's Market Manager for Service Providers, is a featured speaker on Lightwave's webcast, Optical Networking for Cable Operators, from November 29, 2018.

The basics of Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM)

11/28/2018 8:00:00 AM | with 0 comments
Tom Jeffers, product manager for AFL, provides the basic knowledge of Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM) technology.

Cable-Tec Expo 2018 Recap

11/9/2018 8:00:00 AM | with 0 comments
Will Miller, OCA product line manager gives us his recap of the 2018 SCTE•ISBE Cable-Tec Expo in Atlanta.

AFL Meets “Need for Speed” with FOCIS Duel

10/31/2018 2:59:44 PM | with 0 comments
AFL's FOCIS Duel was created for accuracy and ease-of-use. This new all-in-one, award winning solution is equipped with the newest technology designed for you.

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