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Preterminated cabling cassettes available with color-coded ports

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HellermannTyton’s RapidNet UTP Category 6 and Category 6A preterminated cabling system ...

Honoring Paul Kish, an industry founding father, on the occasion of his retirement

October 28, 2015

A Belden colleague pays tribute to 42-year telecommunications industry veteran Paul Kish.

Data centers are right in Siemon’s WheelHouse

October 1, 2015

Siemon’s WheelHouse Advanced Data Center Solutions brand combines the company’s existin...

UL posts results of fact-finding investigation into effects of power over LAN cable

September 22, 2015

The document presented during an online seminar on power over LAN cable is available fo...

Inaugural Cabling Innovators Awards ceremony

September 21, 2015

Fourteen Silver, three Gold and three Platinum Cabling Innovators Awards were handed ou...

CommScope completes acquisition of TE Connectivity businesses

August 28, 2015

The new CommScope, including the former TE Connectivity telecom, enterprise and wireles...

Platinum Tools expands structured cabling portfolio

August 21, 2015

Company says its addition of keystone jacks, couplers, and wallplates enables it to pro...

Delphi acquiring HellermannTyton for $1.85B

July 31, 2015

Automotive-connectivity giant Delphi says it will capitalize on the HellermannTyton’s p...

Tripp Lite adds PoE+ to PDU, Ethernet switch 1U combo

July 29, 2015

Tripp Lite expands its line of PDU Ethernet Switch Combos.

Rail-mounted pluggable surge protection devices

July 27, 2015

ASI’s DIN-rail-mountable surge protection devices adhere to the 3rd edition of UL 1449.


IEEE 802.3 forms study groups for 25, 50 and 100/200 Gbit/sec Ethernet

November 25, 2015

Approved during the latest IEEE 802.3 meeting, the groups will explore 25GbE over singl...

Report: Facebook is building a proprietary 100-Gigabit Ethernet switch

November 25, 2015 Jordan Novelt of VentureBeat (VB) reports that "Facebook is now working on a new super-...

IBM vs. Intel: Data center competition escalates

November 25, 2015 Nasdaq market analysis notes that IBM used to sell Intel-powered low to mid-range serve...

Report: Samsung might sell off wireless networking gear

November 25, 2015 FierceWireless (FW) reports that Samsung Electronics is considering selling its wi...
Latest digital KVM matrix switch from Black Box enables HD video, audio, USB sharing among 30 control-room users

Latest digital KVM matrix switch from Black Box enables HD video, audio, USB sharing among 30 control-room users

November 25, 2015

The DCX3000 enables easy resource control, content sharing and collaboration for critic...

AFL receives 5 new patents for fiber-optic cable, fusion splicing technologies

AFL receives 5 new patents for fiber-optic cable, fusion splicing technologies

November 24, 2015

AFL has been awarded five patents for new technologies used in the enhancement of the c...

APOLAN adds 5 cabling contractor firms as new members

November 24, 2015

APOLAN has announced 5 new member companies who are all installation contractor firms.



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