Data Center

Fiber or Copper, choose the right medium for your data center network

Deciding to build your data center architecture using fiber, copper or the selective use of both depend on a variety of criteria including: Bandwidth and performance of computing equipment required per data center area Immunity to Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) and Radio Frequency Interference (RFI) Need for density and space saving connectivity Flexibility and speed of […]

Data Center

What performance should i expect from MTP/MPO Connector

What performance should I expect from my MTP connection? The chart on our MT Ferrule product page, lists the maximum Insertion Loss (IL) and Return Loss (RL) you should expect for each ferrule grade. However, improper use or termination can degrade these values. MTP performance is primarily driven by three factors: 1. Selecting Quality Connector […]

Data Center

Data center cabling, network migration

Anixter’s recently produced Data Center Network Migration video details the complexities in data center cabling topology and design, and asks the question, “Is your physical cabling infrastructure designed to withstand constant change?” Anixter asserts that the four best practices needed to achieve a high-performance, future-ready structured cabling solution for a data center include: creating network […]

Data Center

Some of the key trends to watch for in 2015 are

Trend #1: Disaster prevention Key strategies such as business continuity and disaster prevention are expected to gain significant importance in the future. Many organizations have a strong awareness of possible failures both in terms of man-made and natural disasters. Trend #2: Shift to Internet data centers In 2015, organizations across the globe will be shifting […]

Data Center

MTP I.B.C. Cleaner (MPO/MTP Connectors Only)

Use MTP I.B.C. P/N 7104 for either male or female connectors. 3.2.1 Open the dust cap lid on the MTP I.B.C. cleaner. 3.2.2 Insert the MPO/MTP connector into the dust cap. 3.2.3 Rotate the tape feeder wheel in the direction indicated on the cleaner. 3.2.4 Remove the connector from the cleaner tip. Close the dust […]

Data Center

What is the difference of MTP connectors and MPO connectors

The MPO connector is defined by IEC-61754-76, it is a multiple fiber core connector, “Fibre optic interconnecting devices and passive components – Fiber optic connector interfaces – Part 7: Type MPO connector family”; and TIA-604-5-D, ”Fiber Optic Connector Intermateability Standard, Type MPO”. The term MTP is a registered trademark of US Conec. This is the […]

Data Center

Higher Data Center operational temperature affect fiber optic reliability

Big Data Analytics, The Cloud, Internet of Thing: The buzz words in the ICT (Information and Communications Technology) industry. All of which fuels the flourishing Data Centers market across the globe at an alarming rate. Cisco predicted that by 2018, more than three quarters (78%) of workloads will be processed by cloud data centers; 22 […]

Data Center

Fast field terminate MPO connectors

Currently Data center required everywhere for big data. Many manufacturer all start to demonstrate the tools and procedures by which installation technicians can field-terminate MPO-style fiber connectors. MPO fusion-spliced, field-terminated connectors feature just six components. With a factory prepolished ferrule, their field-termination process eliminates polishing, adhesives and crimping in the field, minimizing the potential for […]

Data Center

OM4 Plus fiber system enables 300 meters of 40/100G

Recently an end-to-end OM4 Plus solution for data centers “designed to push 40/100G fiber signals up to 300 meters meet the market, it is one of the first premium OM4 Plus solutions in the industry, The data center solutions offers premium trunk cables, harnesses, patch cords, MTP cassettes and adapter plates in violet (purple) to […]

100G & 400G Data Center

8-fiber-to-12-fiber conversion cords highlight 40- and 100-G cabling solution

A new 40/100G Fiber Cabling Solutions “that provide a simple economical and fast path from 10 Gigabit to 40G or 100 Gigabit applications, The new products are advanced Fiber Optic Cabling Solutions and “include a variety of equipment cords that allow customers to maintain and fully utilize their existing Plug and Play enclosures and trunks […]