Mar. 8, 2005 — Glimmerglass Networks Inc., an Anaheim, Calif., developer of microphotonics-based fiber optic switch products, announced the availability of what the company maintains is the world’s largest fiber switching solution.
The Glimmerglass Switch Shelf delivers transparent, non-blocking switched connections for up to 1360 fibers, in a product the size of a microwave oven. The company is billing the product as a solution for those seeking carrier-class optical switching in a reliable and compact design. Targeted at automating fiber management, it can be used to test, monitor, protect and provision very large numbers of optical fibers with a single control interface.