R&M sets new benchmark for 40 Gigabit Ethernet

Wetzikon, Switzerland, September 29, 2011

The Swiss cabling specialist R&M has set a new record for data transmission over fiber optic cabling. At a demonstration in Zurich, the company showed for the first time error-free 40 Gigabit Ethernet (40GbE) data transmission over 550 meter long multimode cabling with nine MPO/MTP® connections. The results are approximately 60 percent above the previous benchmark and exceed the parameter defined by the IEEE 802.3ba standard by a multitude. The test set-up ran for more than six hours. This public demonstration took place at a technical seminar entitled “It’s NOT the Network” in the studios of Swiss national TV. Organizer of the event was the network specialist Emitec.Read more…

CommScope’s OM4 Fiber Enables 100 Gigabit Ethernet to Reach 340 Meters in World’s First Public Demonstration

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)– CommScope, Inc., a global leader in infrastructure solutions for communications networks, has exceeded industry standards by successfully enabling a 100 Gigabit Ethernet (GE) data transmission over off-the-shelf 340-meter multi-mode fiber optic cabling with 7 MPO connections. The demonstration took place at Cisco Live! in London using SYSTIMAX® LazrSPEED® multi-mode fiber cabling, in collaboration with Ixia and Reflex Photonics Inc.Read more…

Panduit Successfully Enables 100 Gigabit Ethernet Transmission Over 275 Meters of Multimode Fiber, Significantly Exceeding Standards

Demonstrating Industry Leading Performance and Flexibility of its High Speed Data Transport Solutions for the Data Center

TINLEY PARK, IL (October 12. 2010) Panduit, a world-class developer and provider of Unified Physical InfrastructureSM (UPI) based solutions, participated in the recent interoperability event that occurred at Ixia Corporation’s iSimCity lab in Santa Clara from September 14 – 16, 2010. This event tested interoperability of 40 Gbps and 100Gbps Ethernet equipment compliant with the recently published standard by the IEEE 802.3ba committee.Read more…