An Optical Time Domain Reflectometer (OTDR) is a device that tests the integrity of a fiber cable and is used …
Get a closer look at SPIRE, the industry’s first holistic smart buildings assessment and rating program. This 2-part webinar series will educate viewers on the six categories of assessment criteria and measurements. Part 1 will dive into Connectivity, Cybersecurity, and Life & Property Safety. Panelists will share how SPIRE criteria were developed and how the program measures performance and provides building owners and managers with the information they need to drive more effective technology investment strategies.
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Get a closer look at SPIRE, the industry’s first holistic smart buildings assessment and rating program. This 2-part webinar series will educate viewers on the six categories of assessment criteria and measurements. Part 1 will dive into Connectivity, Cybersecurity, and Life & Property Safety.
Panelists will share how SPIRE criteria were developed and how the program measures performance and provides building owners and managers with the information they need to drive more effective technology investment strategies.
Connectivity is the common thread that ties together operational technologies and enables smart building applications. The need for more connected devices also increases the risk for cyberattacks that need to be identified and addressed. Additionally, in the wake of a global pandemic, owners and managers are exploring how smart technologies support safer indoor environments for tenants and visitors.
With competing priorities for building owners, it has never been more critical for them to have a tool that helps break down silos and elevate strategies to achieve business goals.
Este webinar cubre la teoría básica de la transmisión de fibra óptica, las opciones de conectores, su inspección y mantenimiento. También cubre las pruebas de confiabilidad de los cables, su importancia y qué significa para la implementación de la red.
Al inspeccionar los conectores de fibra óptica, se encuentran que numerosos proveedores de conectores y cables que ofrecen muchas opciones. Un hecho relevante es que los usuarios finales han descubierto, en los últimos años, que “no todos los conectores son iguales. La calidad, confiabilidad y rendimiento de los componentes ópticos y los productos de ensamblaje de cables se aseguran seleccionando los mejores componentes desde su terminación y pulido, utilizando las mejores prácticas y equipos. El producto final debe cumplir o superar los requisitos de todas las especificaciones relevantes de la industria, como las normas GR-326 y GR-1435 reconocidas internacionalmente.
How Connectors Influence Fiber Optics Network Reliability
This webinar covers basic fiber optic transmission theory, connectors options, inspection and maintenance. It also covers assemblies’ reliability testing, why it is important, and what it means for network deployment.
When looking at fiber optic connectors, one will find numerous connector and cable suppliers offering many options. One key fact that end users have discovered in recent years is that ‘not all connectors are created equal’. The quality, reliability, and performance of optical components and cable assembly products are assured by selecting the best components and by terminating and polishing it using the best practices and equipment. The final product must meet or exceed the requirements of all relevant industry specifications, such as the internationally recognized GR-326 and GR-1435 standards.
The use of MPO (Multi-Fiber Push on) Connectors is growing in today’s Wireless networks. 5G is driving this change by requiring more bandwidth and fibers throughout the Mobility network. Traditional Fiber architectures include simplex and/or duplex Fiber connectors, these new MPO connectors present new and unique challenges to installation and maintenance at the Tower. This session will review the emergence of these new connectors, their place in 5G network architecture, new test requirements and challenges presented.
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.
While Power over Ethernet is a proven technology with more than a decade of usage, most integrators and users report issues ranging from minor to serious with their installations. Adoption of new standards are leading to deployment of high-power devices that will stress systems and cabling further. This webinar will discuss these problems and how to prevent them before installation even starts, and how to troubleshoot those that still show up.
This webinar will describe a challenge to data accessibility in critical applications including building automation, process automation, and industrial manufacturing. We will show how the roadmap for Ethernet technology toward Single Pair Ethernet helps to address these challenges, and what integrators and end users can do in their project planning today to ensure their systems are future-ready.
The pandemic has laid bare what rural residents have known for a long time. Rural broadband in many places is lacking. However, help is on the way. Federal and state funding programs are providing much needed assistance for rural fiber builds, and there’s never been a better time for a rural fiber build than now. This webinar will discuss design and deployment for rural networks, reviewing strategies to take fiber to the farmhouse. We’ll review the tradeoffs for various parts of the network build, and discuss concepts that may challenge some pre-conceived notions of how to deploy networks.
To meet exploding network bandwidth demand, 50 Gb/s and 100 Gb/s signaling lanes in server (and fiber to machine) and switch links, have emerged requiring higher speed standards. Ethernet and Fibre Channel have both either recently published (for 50 Gb/s per lane) or are developing (for 100 Gb/s per lane) new low cost, short reach standards that will utilize these lane rates, for both serial and parallel solutions. This presentation will provide an update on those standards efforts, along with the underlying market, industry, and technology trends.