Category: Telco

Choosing the Right Temperature for Your Transceivers: C-Temp vs. I-Temp

Ever faced a network meltdown due to temperature extremes ruining your fiber transceivers? We hope not. They are potential nightmares that can easily be avoided by correctly understanding which fiber transceiver best suits your specific applications. To ensure you make an informed choice, it’s important to understand your transceivers operating temperature ranges: Understanding the Ins… Read more »

Semi-Custom Fiber Optics Uses: Enhancing Networks with Tailored Solutions

Delve into the fascinating world of fiber optics uses in modern network architectures. When it comes to network architectures, there is never a one size that fits all solution. Distance, data rate, and density of the network connections can vary from one deployment to the next which ultimately drive your optical requirements. All of these… Read more »

The Untold Impact of Fiber Optic Cleanliness on Network Performance

In the intricate web of modern network connections, fiber optics play a pivotal role. Acting as the lifelines of our digital age, they transmit data across cities, countries, and continents at the speed of light. Yet, amidst the complex discussions of network speed and reliability, there’s an often overlooked facet that significantly impacts the efficiency… Read more »

100G QSFP28 Optical Transceivers: Am I using the right tool for the job?

Probably the most common question we get from our customers when looking at our vast array of 100G QSFP28 Optical Transceivers to help optimize their network, is: “Why are there so many different types?” One might ask the same question (I know I have!) of the vast array of screwdrivers in a pro mechanic’s toolbox…. Read more »

Insights on Limiting Latency for Enterprise and Edge Data Center Infrastructure

Demand for decreased network latency has always been a challenge for data center managers, and the hastening pace of technological advancements has only increased the severity of that challenge. People have grown accustomed to the immersive, cutting-edge experiences provided by Big Data, the Internet of Things, cloud and streaming services and other tech achievements. And… Read more »

Boost Your Bandwidth 400ZR and Open ZR+!

400G ZR and ZR+ Bandwidth! You can never have enough! Network operators face the ever-persistent challenge to support increasing data traffic while balancing capital and operating expenditures. To do so, we often rely on technology advances to increase transport capacity and drive down the cost per bit. Some of these advances come in the form… Read more »

How Does ISO Play an Important Role to Integra Optics Customers?

Quality can be easy for a manufacturer to promise, but difficult to deliver. At Integra Optics there are two important ways we ensure that promise: A steadfast dedication to our quality management system and ISO 9001 certification. Integra Optics’ Quality Management System (QMS) How does a supplier assure a customer that they can deliver a… Read more »

Dirty Fiber? Let’s Take Care of That!

We’ve all heard it a thousand times. Make sure you clean your fiber. Really, how important is it? If you have a brand new fiber that you’ve just taken out of the package, can’t you just skip cleaning? Just this once? I know you’re not likely to have the discipline to clean every fiber at… Read more »

The Structured Approach to Network Troubleshooting

Have you been on the receiving end of a call informing you that there was an “impacting event”, “service-affecting outage”, or “mission-critical failure”? If so, it probably came at the least opportune time; sitting down at a restaurant, just as you’re getting off work, or even in the middle of the night. This inspires a… Read more »