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New Release: FCM9002 Ethernet Access Demarcation

Metrodata is pleased to announce the release of a new member of the MetroCONNECT ‘Ethernet Access Device’ (EAD) family, the FCM9002. Slightly less flexible and with fewer physical ports than the FCM9004 released in November 2012, the FCM9002 nevertheless offers advanced functionality for both Ethernet Infrastructure Carriers and Service Providers, at a very attractive price-point. […]

FCM9004 – Advanced Ethernet Demarcation Device

EDD with OTDR White Paper

Following on from our recent news release where we added full OTDR to our FCM9004 Ethernet Demarcation Device, we have now released a White Paper looking at it is now possible to incorporate physical-level fibre integrity checking and fault-reporting to such devices. Optical Time-domain Reflectometer (OTDR) functionality is provided by the FCM9004, by incorporating the iSFC® […]

Support for OTDR in EDD Family

Metrodata has added support in the FCM9004 Advanced Ethernet Demarcation Device (EDD) for detection and reporting the distance to fibre disconnections or breakages via Optical Time-Domain Reflectometry (OTDR). In association with Optical Zonu Corp. of California, Metrodata’s FCM9004 now includes software drivers to support that company’s iSFC® Fast Fiber Fault Finder transceivers. These devices, which are installed just like regular SFP fibre […]

Advanced Ethernet Demarcation Device

Metrodata is pleased to announce that the FCM9004 Advanced ‘Ethernet Demarcation Device’ (EDD), sometimes alternatively referred to in the market as a ‘Network Interface Device’ (NID), is now fully shipping and is already in use with a number of Ethernet Service Provider customers. One of the most powerful Access products which Metrodata has produced in its 23+ […]

Next Generation Ethernet Demarcation

Metrodata is pleased to announce the forthcoming release of our next generation of Ethernet Demarcation Devices (EDD), often alternatively known as an Ethernet Network Interface Devices (NID). Today, Metrodata’s FCM8000 and FCM9000 products are deployed by Ethernet Service Providers as cost-effective Customer Premise Equipment. These products provide switched media conversion and act as managed demarcation points for Ethernet Services […]