100G advanced multichannel testing speeds OTN switch development
Advanced Multichannel OTN testing at 100G has been announced by RXFO to support network equipment manufacturers (NEMs) who are developing high-speed OTN packet transport solutions. The new, advanced Multichannel OTN capability, which helps NEMs speed up testing and development of OTN switches, is available on the FTB/IQS-85100G and FTBx-88200NGE.
Lab solution targets 100G test
Citing a goal to help Network Solution Vendors (NSV) innovate faster and test more efficiently EXFO has launched a new lab solution, the LTB-8 Rackmount Platform, the FTBx-88200NGE Power Blazer 100G Multiservice Test Module, and the web-based multi-user interface, EXFO MultiLink.
EXFO goes global with pocketBERT
EXFO has signed an exclusive, worldwide reselling agreement with pocketBERT. This agreement allows EXFO to add bit-error-rate testers (BERT) to its wide range of lab and manufacturing testing solutions. The reseller agreement targets two of pocketBERT’s highly compact and easy-to-use testers, namely the pB10A 10 Gbit/s BERT and the new pB100A4, a quad 24 Gbit/s to 30 Gbit/s BERT.
EXFO Acquires Assets of Aito Technologies
EXFO has announced it has acquired the business of Aito Technologies, a leading provider of customer experience analytics for mobile network operators (MNOs), through an asset purchase deal. Based in Espoo, Finland, Aito Technologies offers out-of-the-box customer experience analytics software that unifies business, network, product and customer data for real-time analysis, discovery, reaction and decision support for a wide range of users and de...
Module meets converged network test requirements
EXFO has unveiled its FTB-8830NGE Power Blazer module. As a test tool for next-generation converged networks its testing capabilities extend to Ethernet, SONET/SDH, OTN, Fibre Channel as well as packet synchronisation (SyncE/1588 PTP). It is designed to meet all the 10G multiservice network testing challenges of today and tomorrow.
Compact optical test platform offers many connectivity options
EXFO has launched the FTB-2 ProCompact Platform, the industry's smallest platform for high speed, multi-technology and optical testing and the next generation in the FTB line of portable test platforms. The tester delivers a compact solution for high speed and multi-service testing as well as the power to field testing.
OSNR capabilties upgrade optical spectrum analysers
EXFO has added a coherent Pol-Mux 40G/100G optical signal-to-noise ratio (OSNR) testing capabilities, called WDM-Aware Pol-Mux, to its FTB/IQS-5240S-P and FTB/IQS-5240BP Optical Spectrum Analysers (OSAs). Among the key features are an OSNR measurement of coherent channels based on ASE noise.
100G testers support CFP and CFP2 interfaces
EXFO is extending its FTB/IQS-88100NGE Power Blazer and FTB/IQS-85100G Packet Blazer offerings to cover 100G testing capabilities, including 100G Ethernet (as per IEEE 802.3ba) and OTN (as per ITU-T G.709) on second-generation CFP2 high-speed optics, making EXFO's 100G transport solution the only one on the market supporting both CFP and CFP2 interfaces on the same hardware.
EXFO Launches its Brix Mobile Agent for Real-Time QoE Insight
EXFO Inc announced today the introduction of Brix Mobile Agent (or BMA), a unique smartphone application that provides real-time insight into the customers' quality of experience (QoE). It was developed to address wireless operators' pressing need to optimize network performance and the quality of service delivered to end users.
Tablet-inspired OTDR addresses testing challenges
EXFO has unveiled a tablet-inspired MaxTester 700B OTDR Series, which is redefining handheld fibre testers by making frontline OTDR field testing faster and more accessible. This series addresses the challenges to deploy more fibre faster, and with limited resources and training time.
Entry level OSA suits field applications
EXFO has unveiled two new products, the FTB-5230S Optical Spectrum Analyser (OSA), an entry-level OSA suitable for a variety of field applications, and the FTB-5230S-OCA Optical Channel Analyser (OCA), optimised for power and wavelength measurements.
EXFO Launches IQS-2800 ITLA Tunable Laser Source
EXFO Inc announced today the introduction of the IQS-2800 ITLA Tunable Laser Source, jointly developed with Coherent Solutions and exclusively available from EXFO.
EXFO Launches MXS-9100 MEMS Matrix Optical Switch
EXFO Inc announces the launch of the MXS-9100, jointly developed with DiCon and available exclusively from EXFO. DiCon Fiberoptics’ MXS-9100 MEMS MxN Matrix Optical Switch is optimized for use with EXFO systems and software control, and allows any M input fibers to connect to any N output fibers in a fully non-blocking manner.
TravelHawk Pro Next-Generation Portable LTE Analyzer From EXFO
EXFO announces the launch of the TravelHawk Pro, the market’s only portable instrument designed for live LTE networks. This unique troubleshooting solution brings unprecedented functionalities to the field as it analyzes millions of LTE sessions over an entire LTE/EPC network. With the recent global deployment of LTE networks, operators are confronted with significant challenges when performing on-site troubleshooting of live LTE networks.
EXFO And RAD Enhance Combined End-to-End Network Monitoring Solution
EXFO and RAD Data Communications have enhanced the interoperability of their combined, end-to-end network monitoring solution. In addition to RAD’s ETX EtherAccess Ethernet Demarcation device, EXFO’s Brix Service Assurance solution for network provisioning, troubleshooting and maintenance now supports RAD’s new MiNID Miniature Carrier Ethernet Demarcation SFP. The unique benefit of this synergy is that it injects service assurance into exis...
EXFO Launches Revolutionary Test Module For 100G Field Deployment
EXFO has today introduced the FTB-88100NGE Power Blazer Multiservice Test Module to address 40G/100G field deployments happening now. The unique FTB-88100NGE Power Blazer is the industry’s smallest field-testing solution supporting 10M-to-100G rates in a single module. It covers a wide range of technologies including SONET/SDH, OTN and Ethernet. Further, the FTB-88100NGE Power Blazer addresses all 40G/100G field upgrades and lower-rate client s...
EXFO Names Wireless Sales Executive to Board of Directors
EXFO announced today the appointment of Randy Tornes to its Board of Directors. Mr. Tornes, who has nearly 30 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, has held a number of senior management positions with leading network equipment manufacturers such as Juniper Networks, Ericsson and Nortel Networks.
EXFO Pushes the Limits of Field-Testing Cost-Efficiency
EXFO announced today the launch of FTB Anywhere, a shared test license capability for the award-winning FTB platform ecosystem. This unique, innovative approach to delivering advanced test applications enables network operators to purchase a certain number of cloud-hosted licenses that can be shared by their technicians, whenever and wherever they are located.
FTB-880 NetBlazer Named Best Carrier Ethernet Test and Measurement Solution
EXFO announced today that its FTB-880 NetBlazer was named best Carrier Ethernet test and measurement solution at the 2012 IIR Carrier Ethernet EMEA Awards, which were handed out at this year’s Carrier Ethernet World Congress, in Barcelona, Spain.
EXFO's NetBlazer series enhanced with Multiservice Testing Features
EXFO announced today the addition of common public radio interface, open base station architecture initiative and optical transport network test functionalities to its bestselling NetBlazer multiservice testers and powerful FTB-1 portable platform.