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.
Siemon has released a new Fiber Splicing Enclosure (FSE) designed to offer flexibility and support for current and future fiber termination requirements by offering the ability to support fiber densities with a capacity of 1,728 fibers in a 5U footprint. The new enclosure can handle common, incoming high fiber count ribbon fiber cables of 864 and 1728 fibers that are transitioning to lower count cables within the building or data center.
Network connectivity has never been more critical to an organization’s operations than it is today. From boardrooms to courtrooms and from learning centers to data centers, connectivity requirements related to remote working, data streaming, building management and other applications are essential for business continuity. This multi-day online learning opportunity provides the in-depth information ICT professionals need to address today’s challenges and embrace tomorrow’s opportunities.
The data center network environment continues to evolve toward greater transmission rates. Operators and technology developers are working together to deal with the complexities this evolution can present, as the articles in this edition of On Topic make clear.
VIAVI Solutions has introduced new fiber test and measurement solutions, including new optical power meters, fiber characterization modules, and an enhanced Optical Time Domain Reflectometer (OTDR) solution which enable service providers, colocation and hyperscale data centers, enterprises and contractors to reduce costs, improve quality of service, minimize downtime and speed time to revenue.
This article explores how cloud and enterprise data centers continue to drive strong demands for MMF solutions even as transmission speeds increase and single-mode fiber transceivers move into the 500m data center […]
Our evolving needs to process more data, save energy and reduce costs are becoming more important every day. As a result, Data Centers around the world are constantly changing. To address these demanding needs, Legrand has developed the Infinium Quantum™ ultra-low loss single mode solution, which is a pre-terminated passive fiber optic end-to-end link. This solution is comprised of a system of patch cords, cassettes and MTP trunk cables, designed for exceptionally low channel insertion loss – yielding an enormous increase in optical headroom.
With such a vast increase in optical headroom, the rapidly evolving data center of today is provided more flexibility to add devices and length, improved BER, and true future proofing reaching far beyond 400Gbps. Further benefits are realized when the Infinium Quantum Fiber Solution is coupled with reduced power transceivers . This White Paper details how you can reduce channel insertion loss in next-gen single-mode Optical Fiber power budgets with the Infinium Quantum™ System.
Connections have become increasingly important over the past few months as the world has turned to virtual communication to stay connected with schoolmates, colleagues, family, and friends. In connected world, data creation, storage, and access drive the need for increased network speeds.
This webinar will review the need for increased enterprise data center capacity speeds – from selecting the correct optical fiber and connectivity solutions to installation. It will emphasize the benefits of multimode fiber and connectivity, discussing optical fiber and Corning® CleanAdvantage™ Technology basics. We will also discuss what the future looks like for multimode fiber and links as the network continues to grow.
Download Leviton’s Data Center Network Interactive Handbook for tactic and tips for deploying, managing and upgrading your data center network. The guide covers network migration strategies for 100, 200, and 400 Gb/s; Typical cable architectures and topologies: Installation, termination, and polarity recommendations; Data center term glossary; and more.
Over the past decade, data center services have shifted from predominantly web-centric to cloud-centric. Today, they are shifting once again, this time from the era of cloud computing to the intelligent era. There is a need to filter out and automatically reorganize the information before mining it for useful information. This is where artificial intelligence (AI) comes in. Some 97% of large enterprises around the world intend to use AI by 2025, according to Huawei’s Global Industry Vision (GIV).