EXFO adds multichannel test to 10G and 40G transport test modules

EXFO Inc. (Nasdaq:EXFO) (TSX:EXF) says it has enhanced its FTB/IQS-8120NGE/8130NGE Power Blazer Next-Generation Multiservice Test Modules and FTB/IQS-8140 Transport Blazer 40/43 Gigabit SONET/SDH/OTN Test Modules with multichannel testing capabilities.

EXFO Inc. (Nasdaq:EXFO) (TSX:EXF) says it has enhanced its FTB/IQS-8120NGE/8130NGE Power Blazer Next-Generation Multiservice Test Modules and FTB/IQS-8140 Transport Blazer 40/43 Gigabit SONET/SDH/OTN Test Modules with multichannel testing capabilities. The new capabilities are designed improve the efficiency of technicians in 10G/40G labs and network equipment manufacturers by accelerating testing time.

The new test capabilities enable users to simultaneously perform SDT measurements on multiple channels and to monitor in real time errors and alarms on all channels for SONET/SDH and OTN signals, EXFO says.

The new features are available through a software option for existing FTB/IQS-8120NGE/8130NGE Power Blazer and FTB/IQS-8140 Transport Blazer modules.

"The addition of these new multichannel test capabilities to our FTB-8120NGE/8130NGE and FTB/IQS-8140 demonstrates EXFO's commitment to meeting the test needs of network equipment vendors and carrier labs," said Etienne Gagnon, EXFO's vice-president—Wireline Division and corporate marketing. "We are pleased to provide our customers these industry-leading testing tools that reduce development and verification times, and enable labs and network equipment vendors to confidently benchmark SONET/SDH and OTN performance levels."

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