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Future Monitoring Procedures

Future Monitoring Procedures

Better Monitoring of FO Networks

Fast, precise and affordable fault finding in FO networks is vitally important for network operators which is why researchers are developing better methods for monitoring PONs. Users should find out as much as they can before investing in monitoring systems.

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A Fascinating Data Center

A Fascinating Data Center

PT Unites Design, Security and Green IT

A massive black cube has been situated in the mountains near Covilhã. Not a UFO. But one of the most fascinating data centers in Europe. Portugal Telecom (PT) has impressively united design and security, robust infrastructure and green IT, innovation and service.

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Fiber Optics – Soon To Do Even More

Fiber Optics – Soon To Do Even More

Trend Toward NG-PON and TWDM-PON

The world has truly whet its appetite when it comes to bandwidth, giving impetus to the development of FO communication. The industry is looking for solutions to make more efficient use of FO capacity. And that was the focus of the OFC Conference 2013.

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R&M Has Shrunk the Splice Closure

R&M Has Shrunk the Splice Closure

Flexibility over the Last Mile to FTTH

The splice closure family by R&M is now offering network operators even more flexibility over the last mile. The range now features a compact version for 288 fiber connections on the basis of the Single Circuit Management (SCM) system.

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FTTH for Portugal

FTTH for Portugal

Vodafone’s Quick Success with R&M

From a mobile network operator to a universal supplier of Fiber to the Home, telecommunications, Internet and broadcasting. This is how Vodafone Portugal is making quick headway. Network technology from R&M enables a fast rollout of the FO networks.

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More Intelligence in the Rack

More Intelligence in the Rack

Infrastructure Management with R&MinteliPhy

Network managers can now finally manage their physical infrastructure fully automatically too: R&MinteliPhy knows everything about the LAN and controls every connection in real time. The system supports data centers and entire building or company networks.

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New Data Center for Philip Morris

New Data Center for Philip Morris

R&M Successful with Customer Orientation

Any company planning a data center today expects suppliers to have great understanding for its needs and goals. And it was this understanding that made R&M and Philip Morris partners. The result: the perfect data center.

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Bordeaux: Perfectly Pre-Terminated

Bordeaux: Perfectly Pre-Terminated

New Network for Public Authority

A first in France and an exemplary solution for public authorities: The conurbation administration Communauté Urbaine de Bordeaux, or CUB for short, chose a completely pre-terminated cabling solution from R&M for its new server room.

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Progress in FTTH Technology

Progress in FTTH Technology

Next Generation Passive Optical Networks

Fiber optics instead of copper: Fiber optics bring what seems to be an unlimited bandwidth to the end subscriber. But here too there are limits – physically, technically, economically. So where are these limits? In this article, we take stock of the status quo and even dare to take a peek into the future.

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Top-Flight Data Center for Groupama

Top-Flight Data Center for Groupama

Fail-safe with R&M Cabling

The insurance and banking group Groupama had decided to establish its own resources for its IT. The new data center at Mordelles near Rennes is part of the emergency scenario. So it has to be particularly reliable.

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Fiber Optics Powering Trains to the Future

Fiber Optics Powering Trains to the Future

R&Mfoxs Ensures Efficient Installation

A railroad track is much more than a way of transporting people and goods. With the right cabling, it becomes a multimedia data highway. SBB and its subsidiaries show us how it can be done.

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On the Road to a Faster Network

On the Road to a Faster Network

The Potential of Modern Network Technology

How can network operators get more bandwidth to their customers? That is a crucial question on the way to a gigabit society. Modern network technology offers a number of different approaches, for example DSL Vectoring. Here an overview.

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More Safety and Security for Swiss Insured

More Safety and Security for Swiss Insured

Interruption-free to the New Data Center

Triple the performance with no change in footprint plus the ultimate in safety and security. The new data center of the national Swiss occupational and accident insurance company SUVA should fulfill all of these goals. The new installation took place without interrupting regular operations.

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Network Convergence

Network Convergence

Fiber Optics as the All-Powerful Connecting Medium

We are in a soccer arena. Thousands of fans get out their smartphone, video the game. Then they upload everything to the Internet to share it with friends. Do you know what an incredibly large volume of data is being moved here and what that in turn means for the networks?

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More FO Cables into the Data Center

More FO Cables into the Data Center

Everything’s Easier with HD MTP by R&M

The increase in FO links in data centers has led to a shortage of space. Great progress can be made with the flexible, bend-insensitive multimode fiber BIMMF and innovative connection technology, as can be seen with the HD MTP System from R&M.

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Fiber to the Home Now Complete

Fiber to the Home Now Complete

Venus Boxes from R&M Now Available in Four Sizes

The Venus family from R&M is complete. R&M’s Venus Box is now available in four different sizes for fine distribution in FTTH networks, for building entry points (BEPs) and in-house cabling.

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Everything under Control

Improved Control of Passive Infrastructure

Network Management Starts at Layer 1

In future, network management in the data center will start at Layer 1, the passive infrastructure level. Standards for automated solutions are currently being developed. A dream come true for administrators.

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Weekend without a Backpack

Weekend without a Backpack

Shedding Mental Dead Weight

A weekend in the Swiss Alps can be liberating. You just forget about problems and pressure. You shed mental dead weight. Martin Reichle talks about a valuable experience of life.

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More Flexible with Optical Distribution Frame

More Flexible with Optical Distribution Frame

Colt Relies on the Fiber Optic Platform from R&M

Being flexible. For Colt that means being able to connect new customers with a whole range of requirements as quickly, simply and safely as possible to its service network. With R&M’s Optical Distribution Frame (ODF), that wish has become reality.

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Evolution of a Network

Evolution of a Network

Industrial Location Modernized Step-by-Step

Wiring a complete factory for the future? Long-term, step-by-step, meticulous planning helps you reach your goal in a masterly fashion – something proved by BOBST Mex SA in French-speaking Switzerland. The company is the perfect example of how the metamorphosis of a large campus LAN can be a great success.

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Fiber Age: flexible, modular

Interview with Alexander Huber, click to move

Alexander Huber founded the consulting agency “click to move” to professionally accompany communities on the long road into the fiber optic age. In an interview with R&M, he talks about his experiences that could well help a number of communities in the decision-making process.

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Architectural model Project Limmatfeld

The Future Belongs to Fiber Optics

Gigabit Society in "Our Small Town"

Limmatfeld, a new residential neighborhood for 3000 people in Dietikon near Zurich, is being equipped entirely with fiber optics. The planners are developing an exemplary urban environment for the future Gigabit Society - with FTTH solutions from R&M.

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MPO/MTP® Solutions, Need for bandwidth, 40/100 Gigabit Ethernet, Data Center

The Road to 40/100 Gigabit Ethernet

MPO/MTP® Solutions for Data Centers

MPO/MTP® solutions have become increasingly important with the growing need for bandwidth and particularly with the imminent arrival of 40 GbE and 100 GbE. R&M provides an advanced MPO range for data centers.

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