Posts tagged as Barlow

Fibre optic cabling certifier

Designed with the installers and operators of enterprise networks in mind, the FiberXpert OTDR 5000 measures, documents and troubleshoots fibre optic networks. The device provides very high resolution with one of the shortest dead zones available for testing multimode and single-mode fibres, thus enabling measurement of very short fibre links. Automatic analysis features simplify the measurement tasks.  […]

Why span/mirror ports are obsolete

by Frank Barlow,  Barlow Communications Not so long ago, in the half duplex Ethernet world, span ports were a really convenient way of providing a window into network activity. Data recorders or network test and monitoring equipment could be connected and network administrators/engineers you could be fairly safe in the knowledge that every data packet […]

VoIP readiness assessment

by Frank Barlow, Barlow Communications Go ahead – install a VoIP network and wait to see what happens…what professional organisation would take such an approach or even consider such approach – but guess what … they do and pay the price in poor voice quality and increased costs to deal with the numerous VoIP problems. […]