Corning Cable Systems intros LANscape Pretium Solutions

August 19, 2004 Hickory, NY -- Corning Cable Systems this week introduced its LANscape Pretium Solutions, which it claims is the premier tip-to-tip solution for Local Area Networks and Data Centers. It was designed with two components in mind: High performance and ease of use.

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August 19, 2004 Hickory, NY -- Corning Cable Systems this week introduced its LANscape Pretium Solutions, which it claims is the premier tip-to-tip solution for Local Area Networks and Data Centers. It was designed with two components in mind: High performance and ease of use.

According to the company, LANscape Pretium Solutions combines innovative products-- including fiber-optic cables, connectors, hardware, test and splice equipment--with technical support and engineering services. LANscape Pretium Solutions was designed with two components in mind: High performance and ease of use.

The ease-of-use attributes featured in LANscape Pretium Solutions ease the deployment process for installers, saving valuable installation time and thus reducing the overall cost of deployment. The enhanced performance attributes of LANscape Pretium Solutions allow customers to meet the demands of emerging 10-Gigabit systems.

Components in Corning Cable Systems LANscape Pretium Solutions include:

• Optical cable containing high-bandwidth, laser-optimized multimode fiber with reduced cable attenuation of 3.0 dB/km, enabling 10-Gbit/sec operation up to 550 meters;

• A family of gel-free optical cables, making cable installation and termination quicker and easier;

• UniCam SC Ceramic and LC Connectors with a 0.2-dB average and 0.5-dB maximum insertion loss, allowing more connectors in the channel or a longer channel;

• The 12-fiber UniCam MTP Connector, a high-density, field-installable connector for Data Centers or Local Area Networks using ribbon cables; it terminates 12 fibers in less than four minutes;

• Pretium Rack-Mountable Connector Housings, with increase jumper and cable capacity and a built-in jumper manager;

• New reusable Plug & Play Systems pulling grip, offering what the company calls unsurpassed individual connector protection and easier entry;

• MTP connector polishing process results in improved end-face geometry and an insertion loss of only 0.75 dB for Plug & Play System termination modules;

• The Windows-based OptiSplice Premier iLID Fusion Splicer, a feature-rich, high-performance, user-friendly fusion splicer;

• Fiber-Optic Backbone Model allows the user to design a complete fiber-optic building or campus backbone in minutes instead of hours; and

• "One Call Gets All" customer service.Th 156009

LANscape Pretium Solutions combines fiber-optic cables, connectors, hardware, test and splice equipment with technical support and engineering services.
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