Data Center

  • ASCEND™ High Density Platform3:43

    ASCEND™ High Density Platform

    The ASCEND platform is a modular, high-density rack-mount solution designed for data center applications. Learn more: https://www.AFLglobal.com/ASCEND

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  • NEW PRODUCT ASCEND™

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  • Rack Mount Panels Selection Guide

    Rack Mount Panels Selection Guide

    With a collection of available rack mounted panels, AFL provides options for different termination methods and densities, allowing you to choose what is best for your organization.

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  • Get Ready with ASCEND™

    Get Ready with ASCEND™

    AFL's new ASCEND platform was designed to get your enterprise and data center applications ready for the future. 

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  • Installation Videos for ASCEND™ Trunk Cables and Cassettes

    Corrin Geroge, an application engineer at AFL, walks you through the installation of trunk cables and cassettes for the new ASCEND™ high density platform. 

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  • ASCEND™ High Density Platform Trunk Cable Installation1:54

    ASCEND™ High Density Platform Trunk Cable Installation

    Installing a trunk cable to the ASCEND high density fiber housing. Learn more about ASCEND here: https://www.AFLglobal.com/ASCEND

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  • ASCEND™ INTERACTIVE
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  • ASCEND™ High Density Platform Cassette Installation2:28

    ASCEND™ High Density Platform Cassette Installation

    Cassette installation for the ASCEND High Density Platform fiber housing. Learn more about ASCEND here: https://www.AFLglobal.com/ASCEND

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  • Fast MPO Connector Inspection in the Data Center

    Fast MPO Connector Inspection in the Data Center

    Fast multifiber connector inspection using new tools is now feasible even for hyperscale data center operators, with compelling operation expense reduction.

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  • Data Center Cleaning & Inspection Best Practices

    Data Center Cleaning & Inspection Best Practices

    A one micron diameter speck of dust obscures 1% of a 10 micron fiber endface, resulting in about 0.06 dB of additional optical return loss.

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  • TruEvent® OTDR Event Analysis

    TruEvent® OTDR Event Analysis

    TruEvent helps AFL OTDR provide users with highly accurate and reliable automated event tables.

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  • FASTConnect® or FUSEConnect®—Which Should You Choose?

    FASTConnect® or FUSEConnect®—Which Should You Choose?

    Field-installable connectors provide a convenient method for terminating fiber optic cable at remote job site locations.

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  • Evolution of Micro Cables

    Evolution of Micro Cables

    This paper will review the evolution of, and assess the performance of micro-cables, and look ahead to future designs.

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  • eABF®—The New Approach to Enterprise Fiber Optic Cabling

    eABF®—The New Approach to Enterprise Fiber Optic Cabling

    The new technology, eABF Enterprise Blown Fiber, is revolutionary in its design approach and offers the network cabling system engineer a highly scalable, flexible and smart solution.

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  • Fujikura 70S+ Fusion Splicer from AFL2:27

    Fujikura 70S+ Fusion Splicer from AFL

    Fujikura 70S+ Fusion Splicer sets the new standard for splicers. Learn more: http://bit.ly/70S-Splicer

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  • Splicing AFL's Wrapping Tube Cable (WTC) with SpiderWeb Ribbon® (SWR)11:18

    Splicing AFL's Wrapping Tube Cable (WTC) with SpiderWeb Ribbon® (SWR)

    Instructions for splicing AFL's Wrapping Tube Cable with SpiderWeb Ribbon using a Fujikura 70R Fusion Splicer. Learn more on our website: http://bit.ly/wtc-swr

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  • AFL Introduces Ultra HD MicroCore with SpiderWeb Ribbon®

    AFL Introduces Ultra HD MicroCore with SpiderWeb Ribbon®

    The Ultra HD MicroCore with SpiderWeb Ribbon® cable supports high fiber density deployments in data center and central office installation environments.

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  • AFL Launches Flame-Retardant Riser-Rated Wrapping Tube Cable

    AFL Launches Flame-Retardant Riser-Rated Wrapping Tube Cable

    The FR-WTC-SWR product is a high-density fiber optic ribbon cable intended for inside plant and certain indoor/outdoor network applications where a NFPA NEC riser rating is required.

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  • The Path to 100G Single Lambda in the Data Center - Part 1

    The Path to 100G Single Lambda in the Data Center - Part 1

    It is pretty widely acknowledged that 2016/2017 is prime time for 100 Gbps short reach optical links in the data center, interconnecting servers and switches.

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  • The Path to 100G Single Lambda in the Data Center - Part 2

    The Path to 100G Single Lambda in the Data Center - Part 2

    In end-to-end 25G single lambda signal chains, the electrical SerDes rate in the chip-to-module interface between the switch ASIC and the pluggable transceiver also runs at 25 Gbps

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  • The Path to 100G Single Lambda in the Data Center - Part 3

    The Path to 100G Single Lambda in the Data Center - Part 3

    The technical and commercial dynamics that will lead the semiconductor and electro-optical components industries to enable ubiquitous 100G single lambda system designs over the next several years.

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  • The Path to 100G Single Lambda in the Data Center - Part 4

    The Path to 100G Single Lambda in the Data Center - Part 4

    This is part four on the technical and business trends driving the path to 100G single lambda in the data center.

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