Anixter: Cable handling do's and don'ts

August 27, 2014 Fundamental cable handling best practices as listed and explained by the distributor.

Comcast Business expands New York fiber-optic network

August 26, 2014 The business services unit of the cable MSO is now offering its Ethernet services to 10...

Vectoring and bonding: Extending copper cabling lifecycle while boosting bandwidth

August 26, 2014 by Shibu Vahid, Reichle & De-Massari The technology enables network operators in th...
TeraCool uses liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage tanks for data center free cooling

New technology uses liquefied natural gas storage tanks for data center free cooling

August 22, 2014 As reported by IEEE Spectrum, Cambridge, MA-based TeraCool has developed a system that ...

Report: Enterprise, cloud SDN market to hit $8 billion by 2018

August 21, 2014

Several factors will drive SDN adoption and growth, according to IDC.

Cloud computing success demands the right connectivity

August 20, 2014 In a new white paper, GTT explains that a cloud solution is only as good as the network...

Diesel generator sets supply emergency power to world's tallest data center

August 20, 2014

New video from Caterpillar Electric Power describes how.

Report: Telecom equipment sales to increase $30B by 2018

Report: Telecom equipment sales to increase $30B by 2018

August 19, 2014

Wireline deployments to drive 70% of this growth, reports Dell'Oro Group.


Paper examines how PoE, converged applications stress twisted-pair cable

August 27, 2014 Document lays out what it takes for cables to support IP voice, video and dat...

C Spire, Ole Miss tackle stadium Wi-Fi in time for 2014 college football season opener

August 26, 2014 C Spire and the school’s athletic department are installing a new state-of-th...

Aruba Networks deploys wide-area 802.11ac Wi-Fi for Black Hat USA 2014

August 26, 2014 130 Aruba 802.11ac wireless access points were securely deployed over nearly ...
TE Connectivity upgrades FlexWave, InterReach DAS products for 4G services

TE Connectivity orients FlexWave, InterReach DAS products for 4G upgrade deployments

August 25, 2014 TE Connectivity announced that its FlexWave Prism and InterReach Spectrum dis...

Wi-Fi Innovation Act would expand use of unlicensed 5-GHz spectrum

August 25, 2014 Bipartisan bill introduced by Senators Booker and Rubio would open up the 585...
AFL FOCIS Flex fiber-optic connector inspection probe

AFL unveils FOCIS Flex fiber-optic connector inspection probe

August 25, 2014 AFL has expanded its connector inspection product line with the launch of its...

Heavy-duty wrench is used on core-barrel inner tubes

August 25, 2014 Tool from Ridgid enables one-handed ratcheting in extreme drilling/coring ope...

CommScope expands PIM-avoiding passive device line for in-building DAS applications

August 25, 2014 The newest additions to CommScope’s PIM-limiting infrastructure line are the ...

Cincinnati Bell hops on gigabit FTTH train

August 22, 2014 Gigabit FTTH services launch is part of Cincinnati Bell’s "Light Up Cinc...

Who sees the footage from security cameras in a residential co-op?

August 22, 2014 As long as cameras cannot see into private apartments, they can be placed any...
HD/SD USB audio/video encoder supports both analog and digital input formats

HD/SD USB audio/video encoder supports both analog and digital input formats

August 22, 2014 New devices enable video capture from various HD and SD sources, including DV...

Former Virginia Governor, U.S. Senator George Allen joins Association for Passive Optical LAN

August 21, 2014 George Allen will be an ambassador for the association, educating on and advo...


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Essential cabling skills for the coming zombie apocalypse

October 28, 2013 Humanity's imminent zombie nightmare will demand critical ITS deployment expertise.

Closet cleanup: Before and after photos

September 26, 2013 Technician Dan Page sent us these four photos illustrating the state of disarray of a m...

11 Steps to Holistic Data Center Design

August 15, 2013

Gone by in a whirlwind: 20 dangerous years in the cabling industry

May 24, 2013 Folks here in Nashua, NH, home of the head offices of PennWell Technology Group'sCablin...

Recognizing the industry's positive contributors

March 14, 2013 In commemoration of Cabling Installation & Maintenance's 20th anniversary, we asked...

More Tales of Cabling Spaghetti

November 28, 2012

10 tricks, treats and frights for the cabling industry in 2012

October 24, 2012


Best Practices for Deploying Preterminated Fiber-Optic Systems

This webcast seminar, produced by Cabling Installation & Maintenance and delivered by Fiber Optic Association president Jim Hayes, describes th...

Audio-Video System Technologies, Infrastructure and Design

Planning and implementing the cabling infrastructure for audio-video (AV) systems has both similarities to and differences from Ethernet-based netw...
August 21, 2014

Cabling and Infrastructure for Educational Facilities

Educational buildings and campuses, whether K-12 or higher-education environments, place multiple, significant requirements on communications infra...
July 30, 2014
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Installation and Management Techniques for High-Density Networks

With the “Internet of computers” being joined by the “Internet of things” to result in the “Internet of Everything,” the transmission of data is co...
July 23, 2014

Innovations in Twisted-Pair Copper Cabling

Despite several predictions of its demise over many years, twisted-pair copper cabling technology continues to evolve and improve to meet far more ...
June 19, 2014


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The Optical Fiber Ribbon Solution for the 10G to 40G/100G Data Center Migration

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Category 8 Cabling Standards Update

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