Data Center Journal

Volume 34 | October 2014

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Maybe it's time to "tap" into your network and see what is going on... Consider a data center link using traditional electronic tap devices. This is what your network team is probably doing today. Then compare it to an optical port tap module that works directly into the structured cabling, like the Pretium EDGE® tap module. Let Corning help you with a FREE port tap sample kit to install into your network to find out!* 25% 25% 15% 21% 14% The number of hours live network traffic may be disrupted in one year to change monitored ports. 1 Make all the port monitor changes you want. Live traffic remains unaffected. Human Error Environment Network Cabling Software Hardware $1,000 per hour $10, 000 per hour Unknown To receive your free Pretium EDGE Solution port tap module, visit between now and September 30, 2014, and Corning will send you an LC to LC patch cord, tap module (ETM-5A-Q), and Pretium EDGE housing modular tray (EDGE-01U-EMOD). *Offer not valid in combination with any other Corning Optical Communications discount or promotion. Offer applies to a Pretium EDGE Solution tap module and is valid while supplies last, one order per customer. Offer ends September 30, 2014 and is not redeemable as part of a larger order. Shipping of sample may take up to two weeks and cannot be expedited. Government employees are not eligible for this promotion. Causes of Network Downtime Source: Sun Microsystems/Gartner Network downtime costs between $1000 and $50,000 an hour. Source: Infonetics 42% 26% 23% 8 0 1 Assumes two changes per year per port, taking five minutes each. Based on Corning time evaluations. © 2014 Corning Optical Communications. LAN-1751-AEN / July 2014 For more information, visit LC Duplex to LC Duplex OM4 Patch Cord Tap Module (ETM-5A-Q) Pretium EDGE Housing Modular Tray (EDGE-01U-EMOD)

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