April 30, 2012 07:30 ET

Amid Converging Technologies and Emerging Markets Amps Up Its AFL® Fiber Optic Offerings

Industry-Leading Purveyor of Cable, Wire and Equipment Management Solutions Boosts Its Line of AFL Products -- Now Encompassing Fiber Optic Connectors, Cables, Fusion Splicing, Tools & Equipment, Test & Inspection, Cleaning, and Enclosures & Patch Panels -- to Help Users Save Time, Money and Improve Electrical Infrastructure

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL--(Marketwire - Apr 30, 2012) - In an effort to provide industry-leading solutions and services to the electric utility, broadband, communications, OEM, enterprise, wireless and transit rail markets as well as the emerging markets of oil and gas, mining, nuclear, avionics, medical, renewable and intelligent grid, industry leading online retailer today announced it continues to add new AFL® fiber optic-related products to its award-winning catalog located at, which now boasts nearly two dozen AFL products in a range of key categories: Fiber Optic Connectors, Cables, Fusion Splicing, Tools and Equipment, Test and Inspection, Cleaning, and Enclosures and Patch Panels.

"Our industry is seeing a convergence of computing resources and communications infrastructure, which has resulted in an emerging area of optical communication applications driven by data centers and cloud computing," said Keren Bergman of Columbia University, chair of the OFC/NFOEC subcommittee on Optical Networking, Technologies and Applications for Datacom and Computercom. This in her public statement* relating to the growing role of fiber optics technology in datacom, cloud computing and data center networking to meet bandwidth and power challenges addressed at the recent conference.

"Amid the burgeoning fiber optics industry demand, AFL products are a valuable addition to our catalog given this manufacturer's extensive experience in both design and application that crosses all markets, from Telco, Broadband and Wireless, to Electric Utility, OEM, Enterprise and Private Networks, among others," said Paul Holstein, COO.

"An excellent example of popular productivity-boosting AFL solutions we carry is AFL's Noyes Active Optical Network Terminal Detector, which saves users a great deal of labor time and down time by detecting which linked fibers are connected to active light sources without having to disconnect the cables," Holstein notes. "AFL's FuseConnect MPO Fusion Spliced Field-Terminated Fiber Optic Connectors save users both time and money, as these pre-polished connectors facilitate a fast fiber connection with no polishing, adhesive, or crimping required. At 12 fibers per port, even high fiber density applications are a breeze."

The following are among the AFL products carries:

AFL FuseConnect™ Keyed LC Solutions
FAST™ Fiber Optic Connectors - AFL
AFL Field Master® SC, ST, LC Fiber Optic Connectors
AFL FuseConnect MPO Fusion Spliced Field-Terminated Fiber Optic Connectors

AFL Armored Tight Buffered Fiber Optic Cable
AFL Plenum/Riser Tight Buffered Fiber Optic Cable

One-Click Cleaner - AFL Telecommunication
AFL Cletop Automatic Ferrule Connector Cleaner

Fusion Splicing
Fiber Fusion Splice Protection Sleeves
AFL Fujikura Pocket Fiber Cleaver
AFL Fujikura FSM-60S Core Alignment Fiber Optic Single Fusion Splicer

Tools and Equipment
FAST™ Connector Universal Tool Kit - AFL
AFL DCSU Fiber Storage Unit

Test and Inspection
AFL Noyes Multimode Fiber Test Kit
AFL Noyes OPM5 Optical Power Meter
AFL Noyes Contractor Series Fiber Test Kit
Noyes Active Optical Network Terminal Detector
AFL Noyes® Video Fiber Optic Inspection Scope

Enclosures and Patch Panels
AFL Aerial Weathertight Fiber Optic Splice Closures
AFL Xpress Fiber Management™ 4RU Patch Panels
AFL Xpress Fiber Management Optical Cassettes
AFL LightLink™ LANSystem Rackmount Optical Splice Shelf
AFL LightLink 400B Fiber Optic Outdoor Enclosure's group of AFL offerings may be directly accessed online at

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