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Video: FOCIS Lightning Video Available in Multiple Languages

Our FOCIS Lightning product video is now available in French, German, Spanish and Japanese.
Posted: 6/28/2019 by AFL | with 0 comment(s)

New Tonable Cables to Improve Your Cable Pathway

AFL's OSP MicroCore® tonable cables allow network owners that deploy these high-density fiber cables within their underground cabling system the ability to locate them using standard electromagnetic locator devices.
Posted: 4/29/2019 by Nicole Collins | 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 | with 0 comment(s)
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Reflections from the 2019 BICSI Fall Conference

11/1/2019 1:25:31 PM | with 0 comments
AFL application engineer, Lucas Mays, reflections on his experience at the Fall 2019 BICSO conference while also winning an innovation award.

The Best Medicine for Network Outage Headaches

10/30/2019 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments
AFl's Test and Inspection division explains the importance of cleaning and inspecting data center networks and how the new FOCIS Lightning can help.

Proper Orientation for Stockbridge Dampers

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A Deeper Dive into Flex-Span® ADSS Cable Benefits

6/28/2019 9:45:27 AM | with 0 comments
Carlos Escobar, the Mid-Atlantic Regional Sales Manager for Utilites for AFL, elaborates on how the new configurations of the Flex-Span® ADSS cable benefit the customer.

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