R&M has developed TAP modules (Traffic Access Points*) for the high density distribution platform Netscale 120. They facilitate the monitoring of FO networks in data centers. The new monitoring instrument can be completely integrated in the structured MPO and LC Duplex cabling. The TAP modules are situated like distribution trays directly in the Netscale housing. They do not need their own space in the rack. Trays and ports can be integrated, exchanged as well as patched on the front and back in a flash during operation.
Netscale 120 TAP modules work with the technology of passive splitters. They monitor the incoming and outgoing data streams in parallel in real time without influencing network performance. The splitters are fixed in the TAP trays.
Those responsible for networks now gain complete control over the operation of the fiber optic infrastructures. They gain insight into the performance, workloads and availability of the networks.