Visual Fault Locator for Troubleshooting Fiber Optic Networks

In order to ensure proper cable connections, it is necessary to use fiber optic testers to troubleshoot fiber optic networks regularly. There are various fiber optic testers invited to locate the faults in fiber patch cables in a short time, like visual fault locator (VFL),…

OTDR – Making it Easier to Test Optical Fiber Cabling Faults

Communication networks never go slower, never get simpler, and never stay the same. Likewise, certification testing for fiber-optic cabling has also changed. Various test equipment and enhanced testing regiments are manufactured by many vendors to ensure that cabling can support the new demands placed on…

Insertion Loss Test Using Silicon ZOOM II-Dual OWL 850 Test Kit

Mercy Salinas has uploaded a video on YouTube explaining how to test insertion loss of fiber optic cables. He uses Silicon ZOOM II/Dual OWL 850 Test Kit to explain the test procedures. He says the test kit is ideal for LAN managers and installers who…

ECI to develop ONOS-based SDN controller

Optical transport systems vendor ECI says it will develop a software-defined networking (SDN) controller based on the Open Network Operating System (ONOS) from the ON.Lab-led ONOS open source community. The systems house says it will pair offer the controller as part of its SmartLIGHT portfolio….