With increasing bandwidth demands, you must rise above today’s standards. AFL’s new ASCEND® solutions are not built for what you need today, but what you will need tomorrow. The ASCEND platform is a modular, high-density, rack-mount solution designed for data centers, central offices, headends and structured cabling networks. Whether supporting incremental growth or a full-scale deployment, our ASCEND solutions deliver optimal fiber management in an easy to use, scalable platform. Refer to this brochure for the complete line of all the ASCEND components.
AFL investigates and documents each aspect of the cable joining and the ribbon fiber splicing process of ul...
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This guide walks through some typical FTTx network solutions,by which AFL offers unmatched end-to-end solutions to meet the demands of a fiber-to-the-x project.
Cassette installation for the ASCEND High Density Platform fiber housing.
Installation demo of trunk cables for the AFL ASCEND® modular platform.
AFL's Patrick Dobbins, the Director of Solutions Engineering, provides information on extreme high density cables including its biggest users, its technology, recommendations on installation and more.
This Application Note reviews ASCEND® cable mounting brackets, an accessory to the ASCEND product line, and the maximum cable diameters that can fit within these brackets.
The ASCEND platform is a modular, high-density rack-mount solution designed for data center applications.
ASCEND Tap Cassette enables the efficient monitoring of network access points via patch cords right at the front of a rack mount system.
In this follow-up blog, Dave Tanis explores the high-density fiber “ecosystem” that connects high fiber count cables into an optimized system delivering services.
In this blog, AFL's Dave Tanis discusses the factors that contribute to higher fiber count cables and how AFL's Wrapping Tube Cable with SpiderWeb Ribbon® meets that challenge.
Seán Adam, AFL's vice president of market strategy and innovations, wrote the feature article of ICT Today's April/May/June 2020 issue, focusing on the need for a rich optical fiber infrastructure.
Seán Adam, VP Market Strategy & Innovation, interviewed by CI&M at BICSI 2020, talks our three areas of focus for 2020, ASCEND high density modular platform and Fujikura 90 series fusion splicers.
AFL's Kevin Clayton talks about the four pillars of the AFL ASCEND rackmount platform.
AFl's Test and Inspection explains the importance of cleaning and inspecting data center networks and how the new FOCIS Lightning can help.
AFL investigates and documents each aspect of the cable joining and the ribbon fiber splicing process of ultra-high density fiber optic cable in data center applications and new access networks.
FOCIS Lightning® is an ultrafast MPO and MTP® connector inspection microscope intended for hyperscale and other large data center optical network operations.
Learn more about our new ASCEND High Density Platform in French and Spanish.
AFL contributing article for the September 2018 issue of CABLING INSTALLATION & MAINTENANCE on technology advancements that make inspection more efficient.
AFL Application Engineer, Corrin George, introduces instructional videos regarding polarity as it applies to the ASCEND™ high density platform.
Demonstration of the field reversible polarity and gender of the US Conec MTP Pro Connector. Learn more about our ASCEND platform. http://bit.ly/AFL-ASCEND
Demonstration of the field reversable polarity of the LC Uniboot connector on AFL's ASCEND, our modular, high-density rack-mount solution. Learn more: http://bit.ly/AFL-ASCEND