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Happy 50th, Fiber Communications!

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FiberPlex Technologies We couldn’t let 2016 slip into history without recognizing a milestone anniversary. Fifty years ago, research engineer Sir Charles Kao published his findings on fiber optic communications in a paper read by his peers. Copper cabling was the transport medium of the day and what Sir Kao proposed was quite remarkable. His 1966 […]

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Fiber and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)

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FiberPlex  Elaine Jones By now, nearly everyone has heard of the Internet of Things, the latest buzzword in technology. From the fitness monitor that tracks your activity to the smart thermostat on your wall, IoT devices are becoming prevalent in society. Less known is the Industrial Internet of Things, or IIoT. This burgeoning market has […]

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Security; What They Don’t Want You to Know

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FiberPlex – Doug Schwartz Every enterprise should have a safe and secure environment for its employees, customers and people in general. There are plenty of technologies to assist in securing just about anything today, but what nobody is telling you is that there’s a fly in the ointment!Security cameras, better know as CCTV (closed-circuit television), are […]

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FiberPlex: Shining Light on Dark Fiber

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FiberPLex Dee McVicker Dark fiber would make a great name for a cereal brand. At least then we’d know what to expect, unlike the leased dark fiber options companies are faced with these days. Just because fiber optical cabling is labeled “dark fiber,” it doesn’t necessarily mean that it is so. Not in the true […]

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Taking a Whack Out of Fiber Costs

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FiberPlex Technologies, LLC, on May 9, 2014 Security. Big data. Austerity. Fulfilling all three requirements for a large project can be like playing the business equivalent of Whack-a-Mole. If you manage to whack one mole, another one pops up. So while fiber optics communications clearly has the capacity for big data (100s of times that […]

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