EXFO Brings a QUAD OTDR to Its MaxTester Handheld Solution for Data Center and Enterprise Testing

Pursuing its investment in rising data center fiber deployments, EXFO is introducing the MAX-720C-QUAD OTDR/iOLM, a solution that addresses the need for user-friendly and accurate fiber troubleshooting tool for network technicians

QUEBEC CITY, Jan. 28, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - EXFO Inc. (NASDAQ: EXFO) (TSX: EXF) announced today the introduction of the MAX-720C QUAD as part of its newly launched C-Series OTDR/iOLM, which elevates the expected testing performances in fault finding of data center and enterprise networks. With industry-leading specifications and performance levels on singlemode and multimode fiber networks, this new QUAD OTDR/iOLM brings unprecedented quality of results, Go/No-go results, and automated fault-finding capabilities that minimize network downtime.

After almost five years on the market, iOLM has surpassed traditional OTDR test methods in fault finding and proven its superiority for accuracy and repeatability. iOLM's optimized and intelligent algorithms, combined with industry-leading specifications, provide automated, comprehensive and precise fault-finding results, which ensure first-time-right migration to high-speed links.

As the ideal solution for contractors, this versatile and budget-friendly MAX-720C-QUAD model offers the best all-in-one solution for multiple network testing, including LAN/WAN, Access, FTTH/PON characterization. It also integrates a power meter and VFL with quick on-board reporting. Hosted in the popular MaxTester platform, this tablet-style OTDR/iOLM helps contractors and network operators build faster, more reliable fiber networks.

"As the perfect companion to its MAX-940 Fiber Certifier for Tier-1 certification, the MAX-720C Tier-2 troubleshooting tool strengthens EXFO's portfolio to address the highest requirements of data center fiber testing," explained Stéphane Chabot, Vice-President, Physical Layer Test Division at EXFO. "Our MaxTester series combines our quality-designed OTDR/iOLM with a unique form factor to provide an unmatched user experience that guarantees that daily test routines are more simple and efficient."

Come meet our test experts and discover EXFO's data center and contractor test solutions at the annual BISCI Winter Conference in Orlando, from January 31 until February 4, 2016, at booth 1215. EXFO will also be present as a sponsor in the Cabling Speed Challenge area.

For more information about EXFO's MAX-720C-QUAD, please visit EXFO.com/QUAD.

About EXFO
EXFO enables extraordinary experiences over global networks. Our test, service assurance and network visibility solutions allow network operators and equipment manufacturers to deliver a wealth of services to consumers, while increasing network capacity and reducing operating costs. From a company executive holding a telepresence meeting with overseas staff to a runner transferring data from wearable technology, EXFO's inherent expertise and powerful analytics render these events commonplace. Simply put, we have evolved over our 30-year history to ensure unmatched quality of service and quality of experience on next-generation fixed and mobile networks. EXFO has a staff of approximately 1500 people in 25 countries, supporting more than 2000 customers worldwide. For more information, visit www.EXFO.com and follow us on the EXFO Blog, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Google+ and YouTube.

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For further information: Marie-Anne Grondin, Corporate Communications, (418) 683-0913, Ext. 23417, marie-anne.grondin@exfo.com; Vance Oliver, DIrector, Investor Relations, (418) 683-0913, Ext. 23733, vance.oliver@EXFO.com

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