ProLabs’ Global Marketing Director wins Tech Marketing Leader of the Year for her role in the company’s transformational global re-brand

Award confirms the company’s commitment to changing the market through a new tier of expertise, quality, value and more choice than ever before Cirencester, UK, 18 June – ProLabs’ Global Marketing Director, Haley McPherson, has been presented with the 2019 Tech Marketing Leader of the Year award at the Computing Tech Marketing & Innovation Awards 2019. The prestigious award, recognises her commitment and driving force in the global re-brand of the company, delivering outstanding results that achieved the company’s strategic objectives. The global re-brand saw Haley lead the consistent and…

Read More

ProLabs urges operators to look at the management of fibres in order to future-proof networks and be 5G ready

Cirencester, UK – With ever-growing capacity requirements and the complexity of the future 5G network, it is important for operators to invest in the monitoring and management of networks, in order to maximise network infrastructures and be prepared for 5G. As the demand for increasing bandwidth and higher data rates create increasingly complex networks, more variables are introduced that decrease the average time to failure and increase the average time to repair, if a failure occurs. This coupled with the fact that site visits are expensive, time consuming and can…

Read More

ProLabs to launch its innovative solutions to maximise network infrastructure and help operators to be 5G ready at NGON Europe 2019

Cirencester, UK, 21 May 2019 – ProLabs, a global leader in optical connectivity, will unveil its pioneering solutions for next generation Data Centres and 5G networks at NGON Europe in Nice, 21-23 May 2019. The company will highlight the changes necessary for operators to prepare for the continuously growing capacity requirements and complexity of the future 5G network. Debuting its new Optical Channel Monitor to the European market, ProLabs will showcase the EON-OMP-2, which allows for the remote monitoring of WDM wavelengths on optical fibres. The EON-OMP-2 will enable network…

Read More

ProLabs to urge service providers not to discount CWDM technology in their upgrades at FTTH Conference 2019

Cirencester, UK, 11 March – Whilst there is an industry-wide shift towards DWDM (Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing) for 10G and beyond, it is important for operators to not discredit CWDM (Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing) technology in the move. At the 2019 FTTH conference,12-14 March, ProLabs will counter the industry’s position on CWDM, by offering a new sub-channel CWDM portfolio that will allow operators to provide more bandwidth within a single CWDM channel and the potential to operate on frequency bands, other than C-band, which are likely to be less congested….

Read More

ProLabs “Still blindly buying OEM components? Compatibles are king for 2019”

Cirencester, UK, 30 January – As the industry begins its journey to 400G and beyond, it is more important than ever before for organisations to select the right technology for the job at the right price-point. Cost optimisation is crucial for businesses planning their networking infrastructure for the future and by choosing compatibles over OEM (original equipment manufacturer) products, organisations will make exponential savings. A report by Gartner in 2017 exposed that organisations are regularly overpaying for OEM branded optical transceiver components by a 50 percent mark-up or more, and…

Read More

ProLabs presents roadmap to 400G at LINX 103

London, 20 November – The road to 200G and 400G is set to become clearer after LINX103 in London today, as Ambroise Thirion, Technology Solutions Specialist at ProLabs presents the company’s roadmap towards achieving 400G. The past few years has seen ProLabs, industry leader in compatible optical transceivers, support its customers in data centres with bitrates of 25G, 50G and 100G. This trend of expansion to meet consumer demands is set to extend throughout 2019 and early 2020, with the recent development of form factor specific technologies to enable up…

Read More

ProLabs at Cable-Tec Expo: “Upgrade smarter, not harder, with interoperable SWDM4 technology”

Atlanta, 23 October – With operators feeling the pinch when it comes to upgrading network infrastructure to support speeds from 100G, global leader in compatible optical solutions, ProLabs, has presented an all-encompassing solution which bolsters existing multi-mode fiber infrastructure. Speaking on the first day of SCTE Cable-Tec Expo in Atlanta, Georgia, Ray Hagen, Americas Product Manager at ProLabs, stressed the importance of deploying an affordable solution that is both future-proof and backwards compatible in the era of the upgrade. He explained that in the rush to upgrade, operators start replacing…

Read More

ProLabs at Fierce Wireless NextGen Summit: “Utilise WDM in the quest to invest for 5G success”

Dallas, USA, 17 October – With new technologies regularly being rolled out for 5G, operators can maximise their existing infrastructure and not pay a fortune to meet customer demands with waveguide division multiplexing (WDM). That’s the message from ProLabs on the first day of the Fierce Wireless NextGen Wireless Networks Summit in Dallas, Texas. Anthony Clarkson, Technologist at global leader in compatible optical solutions ProLabs, has stressed how, in the quest to invest in future-proof technology, operators can run into hurdles and get it wrong. “They’re trying to balance making…

Read More

ProLabs to unveil new testing solution to detect, locate and report fibre faults at Broadband World Forum 2018

The company will showcase its new smart solution for real-time monitoring of jitter and latency to the European market for the first time South Cerney, UK. 16 October 2018: Leading optical transceiver specialist ProLabs will showcase its latest testing solution, which detects and locates breaks or faults in optical fibre cables, ultimately saving time and money for service providers at Broadband World Forum 2018, taking place October 23-25. The latest addition to the ever-growing portfolio of ProLabs solutions, the EON-NSV-OTDR stands out from similar offerings as it quickly locates and…

Read More

“Network infrastructure needs revolutionising to guarantee a successful 5G connection,” warns ProLabs at ECOC 2018

Ambroise Thirion emphasised if operators deploy suitable fronthaul solutions now, a smooth deployment of the network will follow Rome, Italy, 24 September 2018: If 5G networks are to be utilised and deployed successfully, operators must consider upgrading and redesigning their fronthaul network, warned optical transceiver specialist ProLabs today at ECOC 2018 in Rome. Speaking at the event, Ambroise Thirion, Technology Solutions Specialist at ProLabs, recommended evolving architectures as the key to unlocking 5G’s full potential. “The 5G mobile network is coming and bringing considerable advantages for the consumer, yet the…

Read More