ProLabs at NGON: “The entire network needs to evolve in order to support 5G”

The company is showcasing a range of products enabling networks to support 5G speeds Nice, 26 June 2018: Optical transceiver specialist ProLabs today addressed how evolving architectures are key for 5G rollout at Next Generation Optical Networking 2018 (NGON) in Nice. Speaking on the opening day of NGON, Anthony Clarkson, Technologist at ProLabs, recommended three simple steps that should not be ignored by operators when accommodating the fifth-generation mobile network. “The entire network needs to evolve to support the massive bandwidth growth,” he said. “A successful rollout of NGPON2, a…

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ProLabs welcomes Matt McCormick as CEO of Halo

McCormick brings over ten years’ experience in the compatibles industry to Halo Technology Cirencester, 5 June 2018 – Optical transceiver specialist, ProLabs, is pleased to announce the appointment of Matt McCormick to CEO of Halo Technology, a group recently formed after the forces of ProLabs and AddOn came together in mid-2017. Joining AddOn in 2005 as a sales associate, McCormick gained invaluable expert knowledge in the generation and development of products and education in the market and proved to be a major asset to the AddOn team. Moving up the…

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ProLabs to showcase breadth of low-power solutions to combat bandwidth rise at Data Centre World London 2018

Event marks the European launch of its new energy saving transponder South Cerney, UK. 12 March 2018: Leading optical transceiver specialist ProLabs will showcase its market leading capabilities for monitoring power consumption in data centre environments at Data Centre World London 2018, taking place March 21-22. Debuting its new 100G transponder to the European market, ProLabs will showcase the EON-121 Transponder product set, which stands out from similar offerings by boasting the lowest power consumption for a 100G transponder. One of the smallest of its kind, the EON-121 signifies ProLabs…

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ProLabs to launch 100G transponder with lowest power consumption of its kind at OFC 2018

New product highlights the company’s expansion into complete solutions offerings South Cerney, UK. 27 February 2018: ProLabs, leading optical transceiver specialist, today announced it will be debuting its innovative new transponder offering at OFC 2018 – the largest global conference and exhibition for optical communications and networking professionals – taking place March 13-15 in San Diego. The ProLabs 100G transponder, the EON-121 Transponder product set, is one of the smallest of its kind, standing out from similar offerings by boasting the lowest power consumption for a 100G transponder. Compact and…

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ProLabs urges service providers to utilise 100G long reach to achieve their full advantage

Anthony Clarkson today stressed the importance of the solutions to increase data speeds London, UK. 19 February 2018: As LINX100 takes place in London, Anthony Clarkson, Technologist at optical transceiver specialist ProLabs, is addressing why it is integral for 100G long reach products to be utilised as the demand for speed overtakes technology. Highlighting the struggle that service providers face as network demands continue to become even more complex, Clarkson stated: “The need for speed is increasing every day, and demand is now overtaking technology. Websites and critical applications require…

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“NGPON2 should be evolved through effective co-existent deployment,” proposes ProLabs at FTTH Conference 2018

Anthony Clarkson discusses the need for service providers to re-think their existing models Valencia, 13 February 2018: Anthony Clarkson, Technologist at optical transceiver specialist ProLabs, today addressed how a technology evolution path to NGPON2 would enable a faster deployment for new technologies in the future. At FTTH Conference in Valencia, he recommended that in order to successfully rollout NGPON2 – the latest telecommunications network standard for passive optical networks – service providers should implement an upgrade path of GPON – XGPON/XGS-PON – NGPON2. “As we become a world that will…

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ProLabs launch high-performance NBase-T copper compatible transceiver

The IEEE 802.3bz compliant transceiver is specifically designed for speeds of 2.5G and 5G South Cerney, UK, November 20 2017 – Leading provider of compatible optical networking infrastructure, ProLabs, has introduced its latest development to the world of transceivers with its new high-speed SFP- NBase-T transceiver. Ideal for bi-directional communication over copper cable, the NBase-T transceiver module is a high-performance integrated duplex data link, with the ability to support 2.5G transfer speeds at cable lengths of up to 100M using Cat5e cabling and 5G using Cat 6 Cabling. “More than…

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ProLabs urges MSOs to consider environmental factors for optimal network performance at Cable-Tec Expo 2017

Ray Hagen discusses the key priorities for WDM technologies Denver, Colorado. 18 October 2017: Ray Hagen, Americas Product Manager at optical transceiver specialist ProLabs, today addressed why Multiple System Operators (MSOs) must ensure they make practical environmental considerations before implementing a major network transformation. Speaking at Cable-Tec Expo 2017, Mr. Hagen discussed issues that have arisen as the demand for bandwidth continues to soar, with the need for Distributed Access Architectures (DAA) such as Remote PHY and Fiber Deep to drive digital traffic over fiber closer to customers. “Driving digital…

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“Intense power saving is needed to conquer the battle of growing bandwidth demands,” ProLabs warns at ECOC 2017

Tony Lefebvre discusses how to overcome the major power consumption concern in the design of data centres Gothenburg, Sweden. 18 September 2017: Tony Lefebvre, VP of Product Management & Marketing at optical transceiver specialist, ProLabs, today addressed why monitoring power consumption is integral to manage data centre environments. Speaking at ECOC 2017, Mr Lefebvre warned that operators need to be extra vigilant as data rates increase beyond 10G to 100G. “On a short-range optic, we are seeing typical power consumption on the transceivers go from 1W to greater than 3.5W…

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