Using Ethernet to deliver WAN (Wide-Area Network) services such as Internet access, point-to-point multi-site networking, can greatly simplify network design, improve reliability, and reduce costs.
Hi all, I have been wanting for some time to improve communication with our customers – and in addition to trying to get newsletters published more regularly, thought that I would experiment with blogging as a way to get timely information out to you without necessarily filling your mailboxes with stuff you might not want to read. So, welcome! My first series of posts will be in regards to our first-ever underground fiber build. Jawaid Bazyar, President
So, you are crazy enough to want to build your very own metropolitan fiber-optic network. You are in good company – I am crazy enough to want to do it. I am also crazy enough to want to share the experience, and tell you how to do it. I believe that in sharing what I learn I will ultimately learn more than if I tried to keep this all a secret. I am going to share this, also because I think it will make good reading for tech-heads like myself. This isn’t rocket science, but it’s also far enough removed from day-to-day IT stuff that the solutions to some of the problems involved are not obvious! That said, in I dive. The first step of our project is to build an “entrance facility”. This is basically a fiber cable penetrating into a Qwest Central Office – those are the buildings… read more →