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Fiber Optic For The Win – How fiber optic is taking over copper

For years now, fiber optic has been taking over the copper industry. While it's true that fiber can be somewhat pricier (in what comes to equipment and training) it's all well worth because of its impressive high-speeds and efficiency rates. Is there anyone who still...

The countries with the fastest Internet in the World

What are the countries with the fastest internet in the world? In this digital world, physical distance became relative. The speed of the Internet is making it possible to work remotely, communicate, transmit information in a matter of seconds from anywhere around the...

How to select the right multimode fiber

Did you select the right multimode fiber for your present and future network needs? Is it up to speed? Can it cover the distance? Multimode fiber comes in different speeds and distance limitations. Each of the OM1, OM2, OM3, OM4, and OM5 covers specific network needs,...

Media Converters and Optical Transceivers

You have probably noticed that, in fiber optics, some components have similar functions. For example, both media converters and optical transceivers are for photoelectric conversion. We are going back to the basics to discuss the main differences between Media...

400G technology is just around the corner – QSFP-DD arriving soon

PeakOptical A/S is ready for 400G technology! The new standard QSFP-DD (Quad Small Form Factor Pluggable Double Density) is arriving soon! The high-density, high-speed form factor module runs 400G (4x100G / 8x 50G) and it is backward compatible with QSFP+ and QSFP28...

What to know when buying fiber optic

What to know when buying fiber optic?The fiber optic market is continuously growing and the reason why is simple: fiber optic outperforms, by far, any alternative cabling solution. Nowadays, fast networks are one of the key elements for remaining competitive in the...

The difference between Fiber Optic, Coaxial and Twisted Pair cables

Do you know the difference between the most common types of communication cables? We’re talking about the fiber optic, coaxial and twisted cables which are the most used in modern networks and have a great effect on the connectivity, on the speed of data transfer and...

Signal transmission in fiber optics – How does it really work?

We all know that the main function of a fiber optic cables is to send a signal across significant distances and that the transmission of data is in the form of light. Everything happens at high speeds and without any interference with any other electronic devices. But...

FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions about fiber optics

Everything you should know and a little more.  FAQ. We took the most searched questions about fiber optic and we answered. To ALL of them! If you're curious about the use of fiber optic in the business world or you have absolutely no idea about what cable you...

Fiber Channel – Everything there is to know

This week PeakOptical is discussing Fiber Channel. Fiber Channel is a high speed and high-performance network technology used in the connection of servers with the data storage area networks. It handles the disk storage for application on corporate networks and...

Overview of High Class Racing in Le Mans 2019

HIGH CLASS RACING FIGHTS TO THE FINISH AT LE MANS Danish LMP2 team High Class Racing showed grit, determination and resilience during its maiden Le Mans 24 Hours appearance this weekend, its #20 ORECA 07 Gibson of Anders Fjordbach, Dennis Andersen and Mathias fighting...

24h of Le Mans – PeakOptical is endorsing High Class Racing

If you are a consumer of fast speeds and racing cars as we are, then you definitely know that the 24h of Le Mans is just around the corner! Are you excited yet? Only 4 days left until we finally get to cheer for our favorite teams. Starting with tomorrow, you can...

Here’s everything you need to know about fiber optic cables

Fiber optic cable is a network cable that, in comparison with other traditional metal patch cords, is offering better bandwidth and data carrying. The information is transferred via pulses of light which pass through transparent glass or plastic strands. These pipes...

How strong can glass be? Discussing fiberglass.

If it’s glass, then it definitely breaks fast, isn’t it? Well, that is not exactly how things go with fiber optic. We can understand why some people might be concerned about the durability of the cables; in the end, fiber optic IS made out of glass. But truth be told,...

The advantages that fiber optic cables bring to your business

These days, everyone is talking about the advantages of setting up a fiber optic network for your business instead of copper cabling. While it is clear that both offer benefits, more often than not, fiber optic turns out to be the most advantageous choice. Here are a...

How to clean fiber optic transceivers the right way

How to properly clean fiber optic transceivers? The durability of your network infrastructure depends on how well you take care of your fiber components. Not cleaning the optical port of a transceiver at the right time and in the right way might cause contamination...

This is what PeakOptical has to offer to your business

Do you know what PeakOptical has to offer to you and your business? We carry over 10 years of experience in the field of fibre optic components and during our years of activity we have assisted (and continue collaborating with) customers worldwide. PeakOptical’s...

Is your business ready for fibre optics?

We bet  it is! If you’re reading this, there is a chance you are unsatisfied with your current network. We guess your connection is suffering some capacity issues; one too many users at the same time and everything goes South. While your business is developing, the...

From Copper to Fiber

The copper stood once at the very  basis of communications technology. The POTS (plain old telephone system) dates back 100+ years ago and its design was bas based on the Alexander Graham Bell’s system from 1876. The telephone network was fully bi-directional and...

Defining 5G technology

The BOOKMARK defines the 5G technology. The new generation of 5G aims to achieve super-fast download speeds, high reliability, and extremely low latency. Perhaps more interestingly, the new capabilities of 5G wireless will make mobile competitive with wired broadband...

How Fiber Optic Cables Work: An Animated Guide by The BOOKMARK

Unlike copper-based telecommunications, fiber optic cables transmit data faster, more reliably and without the risk of electromagnetic disturbances. As of 2006, submarine fiber optic cables accounted for 99 percent of all international data exchanged. Today, 25...

Earthquakes and dark fiber – Can dark fiber anticipate earthquakes?

Scientists are working right now on finding a way to detect the signals of earthquakes with the help of dark fibers – the unused fiber optic cables. The researchers from Lawrence Berkley National Lab and the University of California are testing new techniques of...

LX.5 fiber optic is now available with PeakOptical

LX.5 fiber optic components are now available with PeakOptical. LX.5 are high performance connectors that offer twice the density of SC’s and meet the highest standards in excellence in the design and manufacturing processes.  The products respect the IEC 61754-23 and...

Damaged always worse than a completely broken fiber optic cable

If it’s damaged, it can be fixed, isn’t it? Well, it might not be that simple for fiber optic cables. If when installing the fiber optic infrastructure the cable gets bent or deformed, the core can break or worse, crack. The damage can cause signal distortion and an...

How is fiber replacing the copper technology

The copper technology is becoming legacy. Over 100 years ago the Plain Old Telephone System (POTS) innovated the communication world. This network was built on copper wires and was meant to accomodate telephone calls over long distances and it was bi-directional. BUT...

5 things every fiber optic installer should know to get the job done

A good fiber optic installer knows exactly what he has to do, there’s no doubt in that. But we bet a short reminder of the basic techniques that guarantee quality and efficiency  is always welcomed. We have gathered together in this article five of the most...

How fiber optic revolutionized communication technology

How fiber optic revolutionized communication the technology In the era where speed, security, and efficiency are keywords for digital communication, fiber optic became essential. The transportation of impressive data from one place to another is possible through...

Season’s Greetings

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Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Fiber Optics

Communication over distance has come a long way since the first days of the telephone. Current technology allows us to communicate with people anywhere on the planet thanks to the Internet. But what is the tech that allows us this great privilege? Fiber optics....

Things you need to know before choosing  any fiber optic patch cord

With so many fiber optic patch chords out there,  it might be a little bit challenging to identify the one that completes your network the best. Let’s take the multimode fiber optic cables, for example: there are OM1s, OM2s, OM3s, OM4s, and recently OM5 as well. OH,...

4 Hours of Fuji – FP1, Anders Fjordbach reacts

The second round of the Asian Le Mans Series began earlier today at the iconic Fuji International Speedway in Japan. A chilly FP1 ended with our favourite car no. #25 in P4, while the #24 sister car, driven by Harrison Newey and Andrea Pizzitola finished one step up...

Ready for the Asian Le Mans Series Round 2?

This weekend, Anders Fjordbach together with his co-drivers, Mark Patterson and Chris McMurry, will be racing in the second round of Asian Le Mans Series. The Algarve Pro Racing Team’s car #25 finished the first round in fifth overall and third in the Am Trophy...

Retrospective on Asian Le Mans Series – 4 Hours of Shanghai

The first round of the Asian Le Mans Series, 4 Hours of Shanghai has ended. What a thrilling competition! PeakOptical A/S is supporting Anders Fjordbach in his campaign to pre-qualify for the 24 Hours of Le Mans, taking place in June 2019. The Algarve Pro Racing...

Reaction after FP2 and qualifying – Asian Le Mans Series 2018/2019

Busy day at the Asian Le Mans Series today. Both FP2 and the qualifying took place this morning. Anders Fjortdbach from Algarve Pro Racing Team with co-drivers Chris McMurry and Mark Patterson, started their day with a very strong performance in the FP2, finishing in...

First reactions after FP1 – Asian Le Mans Series Day 1

The Asian Le Mans Series is the 4 Hours of Shanghai started! Anders Fjordbach and his co-drivers Chris McMurry and Mark Patterson raced today in a Ligier JS P2 in the FP1 . The three finished in P13. The Asian Le Mans Series - Free Practice 1 results can be...

The Speed of Light and Race Cars

We like fast speeds. There’s no big surprise here. We’re working with fiber optic components and it is our main purpose to make sure our customers send data from one source to another in no time, in a safe and reliable environment. And because we are so animated by...

Sponsorship Announcement – Anders Fjordbach

PeakOptical is happy to announce our latest sponsorship of professional racing driver Anders Fjordbach. PeakOptical will be supporting the 28-year-old Dane’s campaign in the Asian Le Mans Series 2018/2019 season, where he aims to pre-qualify for the 24 Hours of Le...

Inside Fiber Optic Cables

The fiber optic technology refers to the process of transmitting light down the thin glass (sometimes plastic) strands. Fiber optic cables transfer the information from one end to another. One end of the fiber connects to a LED or laser that sends information; the...

PeakOptical A/S launches OM5 multimode fiber optic cable

We are pleased to announce the launch of the OM5 patch cord,  the newest type of multimode fiber for high-speed data center applications.  As the demands for speed and performance are constantly growing, OM5 cabling was designed to benefit the data center and to meet...

Why is Fiber Optic faster than Copper?

It is a known fact that information travels faster down fiber optic cable than in copper. But did you ever asked WHY? Fiber optic technology sends pulses of light and data is carried along strands of glass or plastic, while the copper wires use electrical currents. In...

PON Industry’s First Fully Pluggable OLT

California access device start-up Tibit Communications has announced the availability of what is billed as the world’s first fully pluggable Optical Line Terminal - OLT. The Tibit MicroPlug™ OLT is a complete network access device for 10 Gigabit Passive Optical...

Why are Fiber Optic cables better?

By now, everyone knows that fiber optic cables are considerably faster than copper. But did you ever ask why? Fiber optic transmits light, while copper conducts electricity.  The signal in fiber optic patch cord travels through glass at two thirds the speed of light....

What is Dark Fiber and why do we need it?

Have you ever heard about dark fiber? Traditionally, the term refers to a dark or unused network infrastructure. In fiber optic networks, when data is being transmitted, light is passed through the cables. If no data is being transported, there are no light waves...

Point to Point (P2P) and Passive Optical Networking (PON)

  Two of the main types of fiber optic networks are Point to Point (P2P) and Passive Optical Networking (PON). This article defines the two fiber optic architectures and it is part of the series ”PeakOptical Fiber Optic Definitions”. All the posts in this...

This is why 5G won’t replace fiber optic

Everyone is so excited about the 5G network connectivity! Every tech magazine or website has written at least one article about the 5G revolution ever since it was announced. 5G is the 5th generation of cellular network. In the 1990’s, the cellular networks were...

Defining the Multimode Fiber Optic Cables

Hair-thin strands of glass or plastic fiber are used to send light signals. The light travels to the core, the center of the fiber optic. The core it is surrounded by the cladding, an optical material that traps in the core, using the “total internal reflection”...

The importance of fiber optic cables in our lives

The fiber optic technology has been in our lives for a while now. It eases the communication and the transmission of information and it becomes more and more indispensable, especially in the business world. But have you ever thought how much has fiber optic impacted...

Everything you need to know about Bandwidth

Bandwidth, while it can have multiple technical meanings, it is generally known as the carrying capacity of a network, the bit-rate measure of the transmission capacity over a communication system. It can also be defined as a range within a band of frequencies or...

When to convert from Multimode to Single Mode?

Fiber optic cables (being they multimode or single mode, depending on the communication requirements) provide a safe environment for an effective transmission of data. But if the distance is a factor that must be taken into account, a fiber mode conversion from...

Industry Standard – PeakOptical Fiber Optic Definitions

Industry Standard - things you should know ISO/IEC Guide 2:1996 (definition 3.2) defines the Industry Standard as 'A document established by consensus and approved by a recognized body that provides for common and repeated use, rules, guidelines or characteristics for...

What about my digital rights?

Today the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will replace the Data Protection Directive, which came into force in late 1995. Perhaps WAY before most of us had any concerns about digital footprints and use of personal data. What does this mean to you...

What do companies use to reduce the costs of their network systems?

With strategies clearing out and budgets becoming more precise, companies are now deciding which IT and network system fits them the best. With two emerging markets growing at the same time, businesses can now choose which way they want to go and how much they want to...

Test your fiber optic with your smartphone

Who doesn't have a smartphone these days? The smartphone technology is in continuous development and while it encourages fast and high-quality communication, it also makes our lives way easier. Who needs a TV when you can watch your favorite show on your phone in...

Optical fiber and why you should choose it over copper

The optical fiber has definitely become a sensation over the years, with experts leading to believe that the market size will grow up to 9 billion dollars until 2025. Here’s why, nowadays, people prefer to get optical fiber over UTP cables. Security Although in recent...

What can our products bring to your company?

Our products give a great range of flexibility and scalability and can even replace entire network systems to offer your company the best ROI possible. Did you ever wonder what can PeakOptical’s items provide and how can you use them?   Optical transceivers Our...

The evolution of fiber optic communication

The fiber optic technology evolves every day that goes by. If a hundred of years ago, the telegraph was revolutionizing the entire world with its ability to carry a few clicks per second, now the DWDM Network systems carry over 1Tbps. The optical devices and their...

10 Reasons to Choose PeakOptical

Complementing your equipment with high-quality fiber optic products, for affordable prices, that meet the latest WEEE directives and are properly certified is a priority for any company that has network infrastructure. PeakOptical is ready to offer you all that and...

10 years of PeakOptical

We celebrate a decade of activity!   PeakOptical A/S was established in January 2008, and during 10 years of service, we were recognized as a quality brand. We were chosen by a wide selection of customers, ranging from small businesses to enterprise...

Holiday Season 2017 – OPENING HOURS

Warmest wishes for a happy Holiday Season and a wonderful New Year.   Here you can find the Holiday Season Opening Hours:   December 22: 8.00 - 16.00 December 23: CLOSED December 24: CLOSED December 25: CLOSED December 26: CLOSED December 27: 8.00 - 17.00...

Short history of fiber optics

Have you ever wondered how fiber optic was discovered? Find out who thought about it first and who developed it to the today's level of functionality.   Fiber optic technology has its roots back in the Roman times when they started drawing glass into fibers. In...

Black Friday is here! Great discounts on all PeakOptical products

Black Friday is here! PeakOptical offers an overall discount of 40% on all the orders placed on the 24th of November 2017, between 00:00 and 23:59. The promotion is available for all PeakOptical products. Therefore, no matter if you are looking for modules, cables, or...

Fiber Optics, a versatile technology

Every day that goes by, fiber optic technology proves to be the future of digital communication. It carries a considerable amount of data over long distances at the speed of light and secures the information that is to be transmitted.   But did you know Fiber...

How to make sure your Fiber Optic Network lasts forever

What to do to reduce your overall coast and extend the life of your operating optical network?   By now, everyone knows a fiber optic network can answer to all of the connectivity needs of a business or a private household. There is no need to argue for that. The...

How Fiber Optic Internet Connectivity helps your Business

Do you ever wonder why everyone keeps insisting that fiber optic is the best solution when it comes to Internet connectivity? How will it improve your company’s overall activity and performance?   Even if the Fiber Optic Internet technology is relatively new,...

Let’s talk about Fiber Optic Media Converters!

Fiber Optic Media Converters - a simple, flexible, and cost-effective solution for the future of  fiber optic networks   Nowadays, technology evolves at the speed of light. The constant increase in users’ demands when it comes to communication technologies...

Single mode vs. Multimode fiber optic cables

Fiber optic has made it possible to transmit data around the globe in a matter of seconds. Compared to copper cable, the information is being transmitted faster and its quality is not altered.   Hair-thin strands of glass or plastic fiber are used to send light...

SFP or GBIC – Why, when, and which one should you use?

The fiber optic market is filled with options that will improve your connectivity in a matter of seconds. When it comes to transceivers, there are multiple types of modules you can choose from (GBIC, SFP, SFP+, QSFP, X2, CFP, and others), no matter if you opt for an...

The Fiber Optic Jargon

Every day that passes by, fiber optics become essential in telecommunications, in industrial data communication, and in wide area networking. The fiber technology assures fast point to point connections, using the basic physics theories of reflection and refraction of...

The meaning of fiber optic color standard

Source: BEYONDTECH Yellow, aqua, or orange? The meaning of fiber optic color standard Fiber optic colors standards are crucial to anyone who works manipulating thousands of cables at day or doing a major installation. The following definition of “standard” can be...

Are fiber optics the future of digital communication?

Many believe fiber optics are the future of digital communication and they have a good reason! Fiber optics help to transmit images, voice messages, and videos at the speed of light. Because fiber optics are made of glass, they have the capability of...

What is SFP? (Infographic)

SFP is a new generation of fiber optic module transceivers, known for its compact size, flexibility and high level of performance. It is specified by MSA (Multisource Agreement) and it is available with a variety of transmitter and receiver types, allowing users...

PeakOptical has a new Gold Partner – Sfera IT d.o.o.

Sfera IT d.o.o. from Slovenia is the newest PeakOptical Gold Partner!   Founded in 2008 in Maribor, Slovenia, Sfera IT put together a wide portfolio of high-quality products and services in the IT field. The company offers to its customers IT solutions,...

New product made by PeakOptical – 10G BASE-T Transceivers

PeakOptical added a new item to the SFP+ portfolio: the 10G BASE-T Transceivers!   PeakOptical’s 10G copper transceiver module is a high performance integrated duplex data link for bi-directional communication over copper cable. 10G BASE-T Transceivers are...

We are now on Facebook!

We are excited to announce that PeakOptical is now on Facebook!    We always want to keep you informed, therefore we decided to create a Facebook page that will bring us closer and will facilitate transmitting the most recent news about PeakOptical. Get the...

PeakOptical Gold Partner: Elektron P/F

Covering Faroe Islands We are happy to announce the addition of Elektron P/F as PeakOptical Gold Partner. Founded in 1965 in the capital of Tórshavn, Elektron P/F is providing IT-services to financial and governmental institutions. Offerings include application...

Holiday season opening hours

We wish all our customers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! December 23: 08:00-16:00 December 24: CLOSED December 25: CLOSED December 26: CLOSED December 27: 08:00-17:00 December 28: 08:00-17:00 December 29: 08:00-17:00 December 30: 08:00-16:00 December 31:...

Improved service to Switzerland

Improving the cost-effective UPS Standard® service. Our customers can now benefit from an even faster service from our warehouse in Denmark to other European destinations, as our long-term partner United Parcel Service, is improving their cost-effective UPS...

Fiber to schools in Naestved Municipality

Like many other Scandinavian municipalities, the Danish town of Naestved has also chosen PeakOptical to connect their central data centers to remote locations. Naestved Municipality is located in the south of Zealand Region in Denmark. It covers almost 700 km² and has...

Verdo Fiber Rollout

Best in the country! Verdo's fiber network has been named the best in Denmark for 4 consecutive years. Verdo has chosen PeakOptical as their preferred partner for fiber optic data transmission. Read more here and watch Verdo's company presentation video.

CWDM for Vodafone

Vodafone is among many telcos, who prefer PeakOptical for their networking infrastructure. Read more

New website!

New website delivers better customer service With the introduction of our completely new website, PeakOptical aims to deliver the best possible service to customers and partners. With all information being readily available on the site, it is the objective that...

PeakOptical ReNew

PeakOptical extends the life of our transceivers through our remanufacturing program, making the products accessible to more customers, while reducing environmental impacts. Remanufactured optical modules All transceivers are carefully cleaned, tested and re-boxed. We...

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Get the latest updates from PeakOptical via Twitter. Use the hashtag #peakopticalpartners, and join the conversation today. Follow @peakoptical

New address

We ask our customers and collaborators to update their systems with our new address: PeakOptical A/S Foelfodvej 28 9310 Vodskov Denmark For further questions please contact: info@peakoptical.com

New CEO appointed

Carsten Tidselbak has resigned his position as CEO of PeakOptical A/S, where he has been employed since 2011. For an interim period Nikolaj Johansen, co-founder and Chairman of PeakOptical A/S, will assume responsibility for the daily management until the position has...

Xeptor becomes an official distributor of PeakOptical

PeakOptical A/S is happy to announce, that Xeptor becomes official distributor of PeakOptical. Headquartered in the Netherlands, Xeptor will carry the full PeakOptical product matrix on every market, in which they have activities.    

AlWaseel appointed distributor

AlWaseel has become a PeakOptical Distributor in Egypt. About AlWaseel AlWaseel is a distributor for IT & Telecommunications Infrastructures Hardware Supply and Commercial Agencies. We benefit from significant, extensive relations with most of the telecom &...

ALSO Actebis is now distibutor of PeakOptical products

Adding to the existing portfolio As a distributor of PeakOptical, ALSO Actebis is now able to accommodate their customers better in the area of fiber optic components. The company has a large range of products in stock and a dedicated sales force, which can help its...

Atea joins as partner in Scandinavia

We are happy to announce, that Atea joins as PeakOptical partner which helps us cover the Scandinavian market better than ever. About Atea We want to produce the best IT-solutions for the job. Always! Atea is the leading Nordic and Baltic supplier of IT infrastructure...

SpreeFiber GmbH joins as Platinum Partner in Germany

We are happy to announce, that SpreeFiber GmbH has been joined our family as Platinum Partner in Germany. Please see their presentation for further information (in German) About SpreeFiber - in their own words "Any company operating their own or their customers’...

PeakOptical adds new partner to the program: Credocom

RespekIt and Credocom join forces As a result of the merger between RespekIt and Credocom, PeakOptical adds the latter to the partner program. PeakOptical expects a professional partnership and is looking forward to creating new opportunities. From our experience of...

Tälje Elprodukter AB – new partner to service Swedish customers

PeakOptical signs partnership agreement with Tälje Elprodukter AB PeakOptical Technology A/S has entered a partnership agreement with Tälje Elprodukter AB to sell and promote the PeakOptical product line to its range of fine customers. Located just south of Stockholm,...

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