With deployments of IoT devices and the arrival of 5G fast wireless, placing compute, storage, and analytics close to where data is created is making the case for edge computing.
Networks running on fiber optics are generally state-of-the-art, but even advanced networks can be improved. That means faster speeds and more traffic density. Fortunately, lots of older fiber is capable of upgrading to faster networks including WDM, but it may need testing to ensure it will work, especially if the links are over 20 km and upgrades are to 10 gigabits (Gb) and above.
Viavi introduced multiple new capabilities for its Optical Network Monitoring Solutions family of remote test and monitoring platforms. The company says the new capabilities enable further network intelligence in fiber environments that form the foundation of high-speed core and metro ring networks, as well as access applications in passive optical network (PON), 5G and data center networks.
EXFO’s founder and majority shareholder Germaine Lamonde says the company will go private or remain operating as a standalone public company, but won’t sell to VIAVI.
Ethernet-APL is an extension of the specification for Single-Pair Ethernet (SPE) based on 10BASET-1L, which can support every higher-order Ethernet communication protocol. By making adjustments to the physical layer, the requirements necessary for reliable operation in process-related plants are satisfied.
While large organizations have already embraced structured cabling systems, many SMEs are still working without a dedicated cabling infrastructure in place. The article makes the case for why a structured cabling system for SMEs is equally important as it is for any large organization and conglomerate.
On Thursday, July 8 at 1:00pm EDT, Cabling Installation & Maintenance will host a live, webinar-style chat with BICSI’s Chief Executive Officer John Daniels and BICSI’s President Todd Taylor. The interview will focus primarily on the association’s upcoming Fall Conference which takes place August 22-26, as a hybrid event.
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This tutorial will explain what type of optical fiber to choose for your installation as well as all the steps to follow to make the connection between our two switches.
TIA and LoRa Alliance’s new white paper presents expert viewpoints on constructing sustainable #smartbuildings and the importance of a cohesive assessment and certification program.
Learn how these buildings benefit occupants, businesses and the environment