“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 […]

With more organizations exploring or implementing Cisco ACI, some users question the need for packet capture. However, there are several use cases where it is critical to leverage packet data and packet-based analytics, especially for larger enterprise and data centers. Application centric infrastructure, or ACI is used to more efficiently and effectively roll out and […]

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.

Part 3 of the Evolution of Fronthaul Networks (read Part 1: Intro to Fronthaul and Part 2: Fiber Deployment in Wireless) In parts 1 and 2, I described the overall radio access network architecture and best practices for deployment at physical layer which is primarily fiber for the links between the base band unit (BBU) […]

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 […]

Cyber investigators reveal how harvesting the right data can help solve network security issues and provide legal peace of mind. While much of the world is harvesting crops in preparation for the coming winter, network teams are, as usual, harvesting network data. As anyone who captures packets knows, sometimes these payloads contain surprises. As you […]

 This is a re-post of an article in Gazettabyte, © Roy Rubenstein 2017 The race is on to deliver 400-gigabit optical interfaces in time for the next-generation of data centre switches expected in late 2018. The industry largely agrees that a four-wavelength 400-gigabit optical interface is most desirable yet alternative designs are also being developed. Optical […]

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