IT SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT
POINTek | September 02, 2021
POINTek, Inc., a global leader and provider of high performance athermal AWGs, announced launching of new Athermal AWG Multi/Demultiplexer (MUX/DMX) products in various LGX cassettes for 5G wireless fronthaul application and high-density DWDM channel management. These products fall into three groups as follows:
LGX Cassette with Athermal AWG Brick for Metro Area 5G Wireless Fronthaul
This LGX product (see Figure 1) consists of (a) 40-CH DWDM AWG equipped with bidirectional Blue/Red channels which stand distinguished each other for 20-CH upstream (Blue) and 20-CH downstream (Red) traffics and (b) 2-Slot LGX-short cassette equipped with 40-CH LC connectors.
This 40-CH DWDM brick packaged in 2-slot LGX-short cassette supports solidly point-to-point 5G DWDM wireless fronthaul with bidirectional Blue/Red 20-CH DWDM Upstream and 20-CH DWDM Downstream ports. The 2-Slot front panel accommodates 40 DWDM LC connectors with additional monitoring (optional) ports. Small form factor athermal AWG bricks are necessary for the LXG-Short cassette enclosure.
LGX Cassette with Athermal AWG Brick for Rural Area 5G Wireless Fronthaul/FTTH
This LGX product (see Figure 2) consists of (a) 40-CH DWDM AWG equipped with bidirectional Odd/Even channels which stand distinguished each other for 20-CH upstream (Odd) and 20-CH downstream (Even) traffics, (b) 2-Slot LGX-short cassette equipped with 40-CH LC connectors and in addition, (c) N-Skip-0 Band Filter at a remote node to support 5G wireless fronthaul/FTTH deployment in rural areas.
This 40-CH DWDM brick is similar to that of the Metro Area 5G Wireless Fronthaul application, but is designed to support purely point-to-point 5G DWDM wireless fronthaul as well as FTTH. Hence, the modules work with a N-skip-0 Band splitter for a remote node usage to affect the cost-effective network deployment in rural areas.
"The LGX cassettes with the low-loss Gaussian AWG bricks featured in these two 5G Wireless Fronthaul applications have been fully demonstrated and deployed in the field," says Dr. T.H. Rhee, CEO of POINTek. "We meet customer's unique operational environment optimally. For example, we can provide these new LGX-short Cassettes with Athermal AWG bricks for meeting emerging broadband infrastructure deployments where 5G Wireless fronthaul upgrade is needed or where broadband expansion to rural communities is planned," Rhee adds.
LGX Cassette with 4x Athermal AWG Multi/Demultiplex Bricks for High-Density DWDM Channel Management
This product group highlights packaging of (a) 2 Athermal AWG Multi/Demultiplxer pairs for a total of 4 Athermal AWG bricks in 1-slot LGX-long cassette and (b) the 1-slot LGX-long cassette equipped with MPO connectors.
"We have tailored this product in a single slot LGX fiber patch cassette for high density larger scale fiber networking operations, allowing an efficient fiber management for truly maximum use of popular low insertion loss 100GHz C-band 40-CH Gaussian AWG DWDM channels within limited networking spaces of today's customer environment at data centers, central offices or headend of networking facilities," according to Dr. Donald Yu, CMO of POINTek, operating from Los Angeles, California. "Now, we have added this module to our other pluggable high-density 1RU fiber patch form," Yu adds.
POINTek's specialty low-loss Athermal AWG Multiplexers/Demultiplexers packaged in small form factors for LGX Cassettes offer a timely and appropriate solution to on-going 5G Wireless Fronthaul for metro infra and rural FTTH applications as well as high-density fiber management globally.
About POINTek, Inc.
Launched in 2000 with the goal of developing cutting edge Planar Optical Waveguide Technology, POINTek has become a global leader in the following two decades since its establishment, providing top-quality high performance athermal AWGs. POINTek specializes in packaging and manufacturing athermal AWG based DWDM optical device products.
prnewswire | September 08, 2020
GI Partners, a leading private investment firm, today announced the final closing of its inaugural Data Infrastructure Fund, which totaled $1.8 billion in commitments from a broad group of investors. The fund was oversubscribed and surpassed its initial target of $1.25 billion. The GI Data Infrastructure Fund continues the firm's 20-year history of control-oriented investing in hard asset infrastructure companies and properties underpinning the digital economy. The Fund will invest across four data infrastructure subsectors data centers, data transport, wireless access, and tech-enabled infrastructure, primarily in North America. The team, which works closely with the firm's private equity and real estate teams and leverages the firm's broad resources, is led by Steve Smith, who was previously CEO of Equinix (the world's largest data center company), and Mark Prybutok, an experienced data infrastructure investor.
Helix Technologies | June 03, 2020
Helix Technologies announced today the release of Cannalytics Business Intelligence for cultivators, a groundbreaking data platform that delivers deep insights into the production.
The platform is the industry’s first BI tool that integrates into cultivation software allowing growers to track.
Most relevant statistical data sets in the U.S. due to our dual leadership in commercial and government contracts and deeply integrated infrastructure.
Helix Technologies announced today the release of Cannalytics Business Intelligence for cultivators, a groundbreaking data platform that delivers deep insights into the production end of the cannabis industry.The platform is the industry’s first BI tool that integrates into cultivation software allowing growers to track and forecast yields, predict harvests, track yields on a strain by strain basis and maximize working capital availability through inventory management. Helix has quietly been on the leading edge of innovation in cannabis, in the same focused way we’ve continued to grow our market share and deliver new technology,” said Garvis Toler, Helix Technologies’ President of Data Services.
Not only are we bringing the power of data analytics to the cultivation market but we are delivering industry-leading insights to over 30 other legal cannabis markets as well. With the deepest and most relevant statistical data sets in the U.S. due to our dual leadership in commercial and government contracts and deeply integrated infrastructure, we have a tremendous data advantage that we leverage for our customers. CEO and Executive Chairman Zachary L. Venegas added, “Helix Technologies continues to focus on the critical infrastructure needs of our clients across the dispensary, grow, manufacturer, and government segments, delivering value-driven technology for customers that enable them to operate more efficiently, safely, and profitably.
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Helix has quietly been on the leading edge of innovation in cannabis, in the same focused way we’ve continued to grow our market share and deliver new technology.
~ said Garvis Toler, Helix Technologies.
Helix Technologies, Inc is the leading provider of critical infrastructure services, helping owners and operators of licensed cannabis businesses stay competitive and compliant while mitigating risk. Through its proprietary technology suite and security services, Helix Technologies provides comprehensive supply chain management, compliance tools, and asset protection for any license type in any regulated cannabis market. While Helix provides services to the Cannabis and Hemp Industries, the Company does not deal directly with the plant or any derivative products. Helix Technologies’ products reach over 2,000 customer locations in 38 states and 8 countries and has processed over $20 billion in cannabis sales.
Not only are we bringing the power of data analytics to the cultivation market but we are delivering industry-leading insights to over 30 other legal cannabis markets as well. With the deepest and most relevant statistical data sets in the U.S. due to our dual leadership in commercial and government contracts and deeply integrated infrastructure, we have a tremendous data advantage that we leverage for our customers.
Except for historical information, all of the statements, expectations, and assumptions contained in this press release are forward-looking statements. Actual results might differ materially from those explicit or implicit in the forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include: our ability to fund our operations and pay any outstanding debt; fluctuations in our financial results; general economic risks; the volatile nature of the market for our products and services and other factors that could impact our anticipated growth; our ability to manage our growth; changes in laws and regulations regarding the cannabis industry and service providers in the cannabis industry; reliance on key personnel; our ability to compete effectively; security and other risks associated with our business; intellectual property risks; and other risk factors set forth from time to time in our SEC filings.
Helix Technologies assumes no obligation and does not intend to update these forward-looking statements, except as required by law. To succeed in the fast-moving world of business, today’s organizations must be data-driven, and promote a data-driven culture. To do so, leaders need modern business intelligence platform that helps everyone see and understand their data. Business intelligence platforms are more than business analytics software packages. They support your organization’s BI strategy by making it easier to access and analyze your data. Simple analytics platforms import, clean, analyze and forecast data—but business intelligence platforms are more robust and dynamic, and can adapt as you grow your BI strategy.
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