5G is and will be transformational – not only in terms of the network but also in terms of what the technology enables and the resulting business opportunities. As Sameh Yamany, our CTO describes in his Forbes article When 5G Hype Becomes Reality, 5G is not simply “4G on steroids”. It’s not just about more […]

Over the past several months, we have been taking a closer look at Multi-Fiber MPO connectors and how the continued growth of this technology is changing the dynamic for contractors. As data centers are rapidly scaling up their networks to support 40G and 100G speeds, multi-fiber MPO connectors are being used throughout the network architectures. […]

I am excited to announce that Barry Johnson joined VIAVI Solutions as Vice President, Global Channels Sales, on January 7, 2019. Barry brings over 20 years of channel management experience to VIAVI. Most recently he led channel sales at NetScout and prior to that at Fluke Networks. He is eager to get to know you […]

5G will be an innovation platform that will provide the ability to bring new services to market quickly with use cases that will allow ultra-fast mobile broadband, mission critical communication, massive device connectivity, and ultra-low latency. How networks and their different components will evolve will be nothing short of a revolution; we will see network […]

Fiber Deployment is on the rise (no shock there).  How do you transfer need-it-now, real experience to a new (and inexperienced) fiber tech? There are any number of things that you can point to to demonstrate what is driving growth in fiber deployment including regional FTTH/PON initiatives, national high-speed broadband growth, core 100/200G upgrades, or […]

With application workloads moving to the cloud, how do IT teams relying on traditional performance metrics gain accurate insight into user experience in these new hybrid IT environments? Network and application performance monitoring have become the de facto standard for meeting service delivery expectations for enterprise IT. But if IT operations personnel aren’t seeing the […]

Simplifying high-density fiber cable certification  The rise in fiber adoption by service providers is great for those who manufacture the cables, but it’s causing a headache for many who have to commission it. More and more, higher fiber-count cables are being laid, leading to a challenge for installers and contractors: how to manage, track and […]

In 2013, in a legal case that sent waves through the IT industry, Sears Holding Corp. filed lawsuits against two IT vendors involved in maintaining and providing equipment for the company’s data center. Sears alleged that, as a result of multiple power outages and ongoing issues, the company had lost an estimated $2.2 million in profits and […]

The growth of MPO adoption in the past few years is changing the game for network architectures around the world. In a previous blog, 5 Things to Know Before Working with Multi-Fiber MPO Connectors, I referenced some trends and growth projections for MPO connectivity from a recent survey by VIAVI Solutions that polled hundreds of […]

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