EXFO Releases 400G FTBx-88400NGE Power Blazer Test System
- Sep 30, 2017-
EXFO says the FTBx-88400NGE Power Blazer addresses 400G test system requirements for telecom network equipment manufacturers (NEMs), carrier labs, and data centers. The module is compatible with the company's FTB-4 Pro portable platform and the LTB-8 rackmount platform.
The company says it has designed the FTBx-88400NGE Power Blazer to address the complete range of 400G test requirements, including support for FlexE (Flex Ethernet), 400 Gigabit Ethernet, and high-speed transceiver validation. Users who require a portable 400G test system can pair the FTBx-88400NGE Power Blazer with the FTB-4 Pro. Meanwhile, the LTB-8 rackmount platform can accommodate a pair of Power Blazers to enable 800G test capabilities.
"The telecom industry is racing to innovate smarter and more powerful solutions that meet the needs of a 400G world, despite the challenges of time-to-market and new advanced technologies," said Stéphane Chabot, EXFO's vice president, test, and measurement. "EXFO's FTBx-88400NGE Power Blazer offers a critical competitive edge by providing the industry's most comprehensive 400G test solution to offer support for 400G technologies from in-lab innovation to testing in the field."