Tag Archives: Fiber optic cabling

Why Fiber? Eight Pillars of Secure Digital Communications

Patton 8 pillars,top view

Patton Electronics, Burt Patton Why choose fiber? When would I use fiber instead of copper? These are common questions our clients ask. While copper and fiber each have viable roles in network designs, some folks may be less familiar with the benefits of fiber-optic cabling infrastructure. With this in mind, we have put together a […]

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Increase Fiber Capacity with WDM Infrastructure Segmentation

Did you know you can converge, transport and drop all kinds of voice, video, audio and Ethernet traffic over ONE FIBER PAIR? The new Patton FiberPlex TD-OADM leverages wavelength multiplexing (WDM) so you can split out (drop/add) separate channels at multiple locations without sacrificing bandwidth. You can build up to 16 point-to-point data tunnels, carrying different kinds […]

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FiberPlex: 3 Fiber Myths We Continue to Tell Ourselves in AV

Fiberplex fiber patch

FiberPlex Blog In some ways, the AV industry is bipolar. We love new technology, always wanting to see what’s new and what’s next. But at the same time, we love what’s comfortable and continue to return to “the ways we’ve always done it” when designing and installing AV systems. While we all desire to be […]

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