Posts By Bre Schumann

Cleaning is a vital step of the Inspect Before You Connect (IBYC) process, and like everything, there are choices to make and techniques to consider. Depending on the quantity of fiber optic cables you are cleaning, your level of experience, and the environment in which you are cleaning, some methods may be more effective than […]

There’s no need to cry over spilled milk if you have reliable cleaning tools. Same goes for cleaning fiber. Watch Episode 9 of the Inspect Before You Connect video series to learn about the growing number of suppliers for cleaning products that are in the market. Tyler and Brian discuss some key attributes to consider […]

Episode 7: Understanding Static Charge and Contamination  At some point, you’ve probably enjoyed shuffling your feet along the carpet to create an electric shock, and you might have chuckled at this creative and funny static cling commercial, but static charges on your network are no laughing matter. This episode we’ll dive deeper into fiber cleaning […]

“Be sure to” – it may sound like something your mom would say, but everyone knows that mom is always right. Sure…her friendly “be sure to” reminders could seem annoying or pointless, but at the end of the day she was right, and you’re happy you listened. Well, VIAVI isn’t your mom, but you’ll most […]

The value of the Inspect Before Your Connect process even applies to Test Reference Cords (TRCs). Tyler and Brian explain the importance of protecting these valuable cables and provide real-world examples of the problems that result when neglecting to properly inspect TRCs. Learn more in Episode 5: The Importance of Inspecting Test Reference Cords by visiting viavisolutions.com/inspect.

As a leader in fiber testing and certification, VIAVI is paving the way along with our partner, MicroCare, by sharing best practices and insights that help technicians and network owners maintain flawless networks. We’re introducing a new video series to offer tips, tricks, and methods to incorporate into your inspection repertoire. In this video series, […]

When a speck of dust looms as large as an iceberg When the RMS Titanic floated out of its drydock in 1911, its architect and owners hailed it as “unsinkable” and the most advanced ship of its time. But on the fateful night of April 14th, 1912 those claims were put to the test, and […]

Plug-and-play technology has been around for a long time, and it’s one reason why even non-tech-savvy consumers can upgrade and expand their own electronics. We all like plug-and-play capabilities because it’s a fast, easy way to activate a new capability. As the name says, just make the connection and you’re ready to go. The beauty […]

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