Software's embedded Linux in its latest product. Acterna says it turned to embedded Linux because the proprietary embedded OS used in its older
products no longer met scalability requirements.
The MTS-8000 optical line tester is designed for field use in both outside plant and central office applications, and is Acterna's most compact and
cost-effective solution for optical network testing, the company says. With a complete range of testing modules, the MTS-8000 enables full fiber
characterization and Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) system upgrades.