VIAVI Solutions OTU-5000 Optical Test Unit
The VIAVI OTU-5000 Optical Test Unit combines an OTDR and optical switch for continuous monitoring of multiple fibers in the network. Offering a small footprint, low power consumption, and high port density, the OTU-5000 occupies only one-third of 1RU. Together with VIAVI ONMSi software, it automates and improves performance monitoring.
Judge’s comment: “This miniature OTDR is quite good for in-situ monitoring of fairly large size installations. The continuous testing that it performs can identify gradual fiber degradations, as well as intentional tapping. This is a natural fit for mission critical networks.”