ASCEND™ High Density Solutions
Product brochure for the ASCEND platform, a modular, high-density, rack-mount solution designed for data centers, central offices, headends and structured cabling networks.
Introducing the FOCIS Lightning multi-fiber connector inspection system
FOCIS Lightning is an ultrafast MPO and MTP® connector inspection microscope intended for hyperscale and other large data center optical network operations.
ASCEND™ Videos Now Translated Into French and Spanish
Learn more about our new ASCEND High Density Platform in French and Spanish.
Fast MPO Connector Inspection Means Dramatic Opex Reduction in the Data Center
AFL's Maury Wood writes contributing article for the September 2018 issue of CABLING INSTALLATION & MAINTENANCE on technology advancements that make inspection more efficient.
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
ASCEND™ INTERACTIVESee Model
Polarity of the ASCEND™ High Density Platform
AFL Application Engineer, Corrin George, introduces instructional videos regarding polarity as it applies to the ASCEND™ high density platform.
US Conec MTP® PRO Connector Reversibility with ASCEND™
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
LC Uniboot connector reversibility for AFL's ASCEND™ platform
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
Installation Videos for the ASCEND™ High-Density Platform
Watch these instructional videos and breeze through installing the ASCEND™ high density rack mount platform in your data center.
Trunk cable instruction for AFL's ASCEND™ platform
Instruction for installation of trunk cables for the ASCEND™ modular, high-density rack-mount solution. Learn more: http://bit.ly/AFL-ASCEND
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
AFL ASCEND™ platform patch cord installation instructions
Patch cord installation on the ASCEND fiber housing, AFL's high-density rack-mount solution. Learn more: http://bit.ly/AFL-ASCEND
AFL's ASCEND™ releasing and inserting trays instructions
Instructions for releasing and inserting trays on the AFL Ascend modular, high-density rack-mount solution. Learn more: http://bit.ly/AFL-ASCEND
Sean talks with CI&M at BICSI about key trends for 2019
Sean outlines key opportunities and challenges with CI&M at BICSI 2019. http://bit.ly/2URNfJ7
AFL Honored in 2019 Lightwave Innovation Reviews Program for FOCIS Lightning
AFL was recognized as a honoree in the 2019 Lightwave Innovation Reviews program for its FOCIS Lightning MPO/MTP Connector Inspection System.
AFL Launches FOCIS Lightning Ultrafast MPO/MTP® Connector Inspection System
AFL introduces the FOCIS Lightning Ultrafast MPO/MTP connector inspection system with twin 5M pixel CMOS sensors to image the entire MPO end face simultaneously and perform multi-fiber inspections...
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.
Get Ready with ASCEND™
AFL's new ASCEND platform was designed to get your enterprise and data center applications ready for the future.
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.
FASTConnect® or FUSEConnect®—Which Should You Choose?
Field-installable connectors provide a convenient method for terminating fiber optic cable at remote job site locations.