Prysmian Group and Panduit have developed a three-part White Paper series to introduce and support CORD deployments. The series describes the value of CORD, reviews the development of CORD through ONF, and explores the market drivers that require CORD and a few of the applications that decreased latency in the network that the CORD initiative can provide. It also features discussion on some of the physical infrastructure considerations involved in CORD, the products that are required to have a successful CORD physical infrastructure solution and how to efficiently install and utilize these products.
The evolution of multimode optical fiber began when Dr. Charles Kao identified the potential for long-distance transmission over glass fiber. In a 1966 paper, he identified the cause of high rate of power loss (attenuation rate) in glass fibers, a significant factor limiting use of fibers for communication. He determined this high rate to be due to impurities in the glass which, if removed, would enable transmission to long distances. This paper marked the start of fiber-optic communications and earned Dr. Kao a Nobel Prize.
Edge computing benefits include scalability, improved speed and reduced operational costs. Dig in to the top five advantages of edge to see if it’s for you.
“How much distance will I be covering?”
“Is there a required bandwidth?”
“What’s my budget?”
These are just a few questions you’ll need to ask yourself when choosing between single-mode and multimode fiber.
The splice-on connector (SOC), a component widely available from fiber-optic suppliers, has established itself as a popular option for data center applications. Quick installation and improving cost-efficiency make the SOC a desirable option for many.
New Swindon UK facility is the first to produce Fujikura’s Air Blown Wrapping Tube Cable (AB-WTC) in Europe, which it will manufacture for fiber-to-the-home and other access network applications across the continent.
5G has the potential to change the way that we connect. Investments in smart cities, broadening quality digital access to rural areas, and helping soldiers on the battlefield receive remote medical care are just some examples of how this network could have social and economic effects.
An Optical Time Domain Reflectometer (OTDR) is a device that tests the integrity of a fiber cable and is used …
While smart building technologies enable efficient, safe, healthy, and productive environments, they also expand the digital attack surface for cybercrimes that threaten to jeopardize business, endanger lives, and disrupt critical infrastructure. Unfortunately, the risk increases as more information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) systems and devices come online, making cybersecurity a critical issue for smart building owners and operators.
AEM and Superior Essex Communications hosted a technology forum on Tuesday, October 19 in conjunction with GITEX Global in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. GITEX Global is the UAE’s annual technology event, highlighting innovations and digital advancements of the region.
The forum, titled PowerWise Technology Forum, included AEM’s manager of technical services Steve Cowles and Superior Essex’s vice president of marketing Brian Ensign, along with Superior Essex international sales director Paul Weintraub, Sinclair Digital chief executive officer Farukh Aslam, and Sinclair Digital chief business officer Luis Suau.
PowerWise is Superior Essex’s product line that supports Power over Ethernet transmission. The forum addressed a broad collection of topics related to smart building infrastructure, including a focus on sustainability.