Fiber Connectors: When a speck of dust looms as large as an iceberg

When the RMS Titanic floated out of its drydock in 1911, its architect and owners hailed it as “unsinkable” and the most advanced ship of its time. But on the fateful night of April 14th, 1912 those claims were put to the test, and the Titanic sank, doomed because of an iceberg no one saw coming until it was too late. A highly touted technological advancement in human ingenuity and engineering literally sank because of frozen water. Ironic. It’s also ironic that something as advanced as an enterprise network can be derailed by microscopic specks of debris, and yet, that’s exactly what happens when you allow contaminated fiber end faces into your data center.

Read the source article at Viavi Perspectives

Categories: Fiber, FOTC, SCN

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