EXFO Showcases Compact 100G Multiservice Testing at OFC/NFOEC 2013 — Booth 2212

EXFO Showcases Compact 100G Multiservice Testing at OFC/NFOEC 2013 — Booth 
2212 
QUEBEC CITY, March 15, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - EXFO Inc. (NASDAQ: EXFO, TSX: EXF) 
announced today that it will be attending OFC/NFOEC 2013, March 17-21, 2013, 
in Anaheim, California, in order to demonstrate its test solution for 
deploying, validating and troubleshooting networks up to 100G in the field. 
Steel-Toed and Field-Ready
At this year's event, EXFO will unveil the industry's most compact 10M-to-100G 
testing solution for SONET, SDH, OTN and Ethernet services, setting a new 
benchmark in innovation. Designed for the portable FTB-500 platform, the 
FTB-88100NGE Power Blazer module will enable service providers and network 
operators to support all possible rates up to 100G, as well as a wide range of 
technologies, including legacyTDMand new packet-based services. With 
EXFO's new solution, the challenge of turning up client services up to 100G as 
well as ensuring that they adhere to service-level agreements becomes that 
much simpler. 
All-Optical Cross-Connect Technology
In a joint development effort with DiCon Fiberoptics, EXFO is proud to 
introduce the MXS-9100 MEMS MxN Matrix Optical Switch. By allowing M input 
fibers to be connected to N output fibers in a fully non-blocking manner, the 
MXS-9100 provides physical-layer connectivity and maximum signal fidelity, 
with stability and repeatability, while being protocol and bit-rate 
independent. This all-optical cross-connect technology provides the unique 
combination of low insertion loss, fast switching and high reliability that 
engineers require in lab and manufacturing environments. 
EXFO and Menara Networks
EXFO will also be providing thetesting and compliancebackbone for a 
100GMetroDWDM transmission demonstration based on Menara Networks' OTN CFP 
module. The live demo will be conducted at Menara Networks' booth (1421) and 
will includeEXFO's FTB-500 next-gen network testing platform, the compact 
40G/100G FTB-85100G Packet Blazer multiservice testing module as well as the 
FTB-5240S/BP optical spectrum analyzer. Network operators and service 
providers will experience first-hand how this test environment enables a 
seamless transition into 100G deployment. 
"EXFO is using this year's OFC-NFOEC stage to showcase its industry-leading 
capabilities. This opportunity would not have been possible without our 
devoted partners, customers and experts who lead the industry in these complex 
areas of optical testing," said Étienne Gagnon, EXFO's Vice-President, Test 
and Measurement Division. "As a leading provider of 40G/100G test solutions 
for network operators and equipment manufacturers, our goal is to continue to 
meet and exceed our customers' needs." 
About EXFO
Listed on the NASDAQ and TSX stock exchanges, EXFO is among the leading 
providers of next-generation test and service assurance solutions for wireline 
and wireless network operators and equipment manufacturers in the global 
telecommunications industry. The company offers innovative solutions for the 
development, installation, management and maintenance of converged, IP fixed 
and mobile networks—from the core to the edge. Key technologies supported 
include 3G, 4G/LTE, IMS, Ethernet, OTN, FTTx, VDSL2, ADSL2+ and various 
optical technologies accounting for more than 35% of the portable fiber-optic 
test market. EXFO has a staff of approximately 1700 people in 25 countries, 
supporting more than 2000 customers worldwide. For more information, visit 
www.EXFO.com. 
Marie-Anne Grondin Public Relations and Media Specialist (418) 683-0913, Ext. 
23417 marie-anne.grondin@EXFO.com 
Vance Oliver Manager, Investor Relations (418) 683-0913, Ext. 23733 
vance.oliver@EXFO.com 
SOURCE: EXFO inc. 
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