Do you know when to use a solvent versus a wet-dry cleaning method? If your answer is ‘No’, watch the video below. Have you used Isopropyl Alcohol to clean fiber connections? If your answer is ‘Yes’, you guessed it! Watch the video below. The eighth episode of our Inspect Before You Connect video series dives […]

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Simplify FTTH/PON Testing with “Smart” Fiber Features The rise in fiber adoption by service providers is fueling the demand for workers who can skillfully build and certify fiber plants, especially for deployment of Fiber to the Home (FTTH). This means that installers and contractors, who are traditionally trained in copper or coax network installation, must […]

Blogbeitrag (Link zum Original-Beitrag in Englisch) Plug-and-Play-Technologie gibt es schon seit langem. Sie ist einer der Gründe, warum auch technisch nicht versierte Verbraucher ihre eigene Elektronik nachrüsten und erweitern können. Wir alle mögen Plug-and-Play-Fähigkeiten. Sie machen es möglich, schnell und einfach neue Chancen und Fähigkeiten zu erlangen. Wie es der Name schon sagt: Einfach die […]

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 […]

Many network administrators still manage networks within their local data centers, but they’re increasingly troubleshooting in the cloud as businesses deploy more cloud workloads. According to RightScale’s latest “State of the Cloud” survey, 85 percent of enterprises have a multi-cloud strategy. Businesses run an average of 41 percent of workloads in public clouds and 38 […]

The Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to drive the next technological revolution that will change how we live and work. IoT will enable billions of devices with intelligent sensors and machine learning capabilities that will communicate, sense, and interact with internal or external systems, all without human intervention. To reach to this potential, the […]

“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.

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