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Jan 21st, 2020

WDM: Everything you Need to Know

In this blog post, we examine Wavelength Division Multiplexing and its two types: coarse wavelength division multiplexing (CWDM) and dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM). Together, these technologies are helping network operators save money by maximizing the bandwidth capabilities of their existing fiber optic network infrastructure.

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WDM

Dec 13th, 2019

Mass Migration from SONET to Ethernet: A Voice Perspective

Although Ethernet originally was to data what SONET was to voice, network convergence has taken its toll on legacy TDM-based technology.

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SONET to ETHERNET

Nov 20th, 2019

Five Trends That Will Drive Data Center Networking in 2020

According to Market Reports World, by 2022, the global optical transceiver market is anticipated to grow to more than $41 billion, up from $4.6 billion just four years ago, spurred by the availability and cost-effectiveness of 100G and 400G data center networking. So, let’s take a look at the main drivers that will influence this dramatic growth.

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Data Center Trends

Nov 14th, 2019

The Evolution of Cable Modem Termination Systems

With increased utilization of data-intensive applications involving IP video, HD TV, online gaming and other OTT services, MSOs have found that their legacy network architectures can’t keep pace with the bandwidth needs of their subscribers.

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Evolution of CMTS

Nov 5th, 2019

The History of Fiber Optic Technologies

Optical technologies have a long history dating back to the late 1700’s. Learn more about the evolution of optical communication technologies in our latest infographic.

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The History of Fiber Optics

Oct 11th, 2019

Deploying Tunable Transceivers: Advantages, Challenges and Solutions

Tunable transceivers represent a new technology that allows on-site wavelength adjustment, transcending the fixed-wavelength limitation of traditional static transceivers.

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Tunable SFP+ Optical Transceivers

Sep 19th, 2019

Comparing 400G Optical Transceivers

Currently, two form factors make 400G possible - QSFP-DD and OSFP. Learn the differences in our infographic.

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400G, QSFP-DD, OSFP

Sep 12th, 2019

Toward the Long Haul: 400G and Data Center Interconnect 

Among other factors, the explosion of cloud computing and the evolution toward the internet of things (IoT) and 5G have created tremendous pressure on data centers to ramp up both network capacity and the capacity to respond to traffic pattern unpredictability.  

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400G Data Center Interconnect

Sep 4th, 2019

Road to 400G: How PAM4 Modulation Is Transforming Optical Networking

Insatiable – that’s a word that so aptly describes the ever-growing bandwidth demands of global end-users.

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Road to 400G Optical Networking

Aug 28th, 2019

Meet Ly Tran, the Precision OT Product Manager Behind Fiber Jumpers 

Precision OT officially launched its fiber jumpers offering in February. One of the core team members who helped to bring the new product suite to market is Ly Tran.

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Fiber Jumper Management

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