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What is the Find Fault tool?

Jake Anderson - Dec 14, 2022 6:00:00 PM

Breaks in fiber cables can be extremely disruptive, which is why quick attention and efficient restoration are so important. When a fault causes service to go down, you need to be able to identify both the suspect cable and the exact location of the physical break in order to remedy the situation. 

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What is the Taper Report?

Jake Anderson - Nov 29, 2022 2:00:00 PM

One of the most widely used reports in fiber network management is the Taper Report which provides a detailed view of the utilization of individual fibers within a specific cable. This report is valuable for many reasons and essential to successful network management and growth as it supports several different operational functions.

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Ten reasons to choose OSPInsight from our users' point of view

Jake Anderson - Jul 13, 2022 6:00:00 PM

Over 25 years ago the first version of OSPInsight software was released. OSPInsight was built to help fiber optic customers organize their data and better utilize their network assets.

We started to make our own list of why customers choose OSPInsight, but we thought that it would be more compelling to use what our users' have said to create this list.

The following are unsolicited comments from some of our OSPInsight users.

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What is the Span Summary Report?

Jake Anderson - Jul 7, 2022 6:00:00 PM

What is the Span Summary Report?

One of the most valuable tools for fiber optic network developers is the Span Summary Report which is also referred to as a Cable Span Analysis (CSA). A Span Summary Report, which is part of the Reports Add-On, provides a real-time view of how much open capacity exists across the cables within a fiber network, all of the way down to the individual strand.

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OSPInsight Operations Support

Jake Anderson - Jun 29, 2022 6:00:00 PM

What is Operations Support?

Even after fiber networks have been designed and installed, they require ongoing care and management. Much like gardens need careful attention, fiber networks need to be actively maintained to flourish. Without a clear understanding of the current state of affairs, it’s difficult to manage existing operations and plan for future growth.

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What is the Splice Pro tool?

Jake Anderson - Jun 22, 2022 6:00:00 PM

As fiber networks grow, maintaining a track record of cable splices becomes more and more challenging. Without an effective way to organize splicing information, network developers and field technicians are left in the dark when it comes to making changes or updates to existing cables.

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OSPInsight Edit 8.5 Webinar Recording

Jake Anderson - Feb 14, 2019 12:16:00 PM

Thank you for attending the OSPInsight Edit 8.5 webinar on February 7th. We are happy to announce that a recording of the Webinar is now live.

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Supporting 5G Rollouts: Fiber Management Software

Jake Anderson - Feb 5, 2019 6:30:00 PM

On a recent fourth quarter earnings call, Nokia CEO, Rajeev Suri, warned investors of a slow start to 2019 due to staggered 5G network rollouts.

After tallying a fourth quarter net profit of $852M, Nokia’s stock dropped 7% as a result of Suri’s comments. The company’s performance, however, is expected to pick-up, in the back half of the year.

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What Is The RFI Tool?

Jake Anderson - Jan 24, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Qualifying development opportunities quickly is incredibly important when trying to win business in the fiber network space. Sales professionals need to be able to estimate project costs with relative ease without relying on the help and expertise of network engineers.

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How Does OSPInsight Support Work Order Management?

Jake Anderson - Jan 22, 2019 10:00:00 AM

With the release of OSPInsight Edit 8.5, we’ve launched a powerful set of work order management tools that will help clients more effectively plan and design their fiber optic networks.

Users can now build task lists, estimate costs, and organize materials related to potential future developments, all within our software-based platform. In this article, we provide a brief overview of how we now support work order management through a single consolidated experience.

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