DATA CENTER NEWS & PRODUCTS

Corning introduces 8-fiber-based preterminated data center cabling system

July 1, 2015 EDGE8 from Corning is an end-to-end system based on 8-fiber MTP connectivity for data c...
Cisco acquiring network security firm OpenDNS

Cisco acquiring network security firm OpenDNS

July 1, 2015 Cisco says the acquisition will boost its Security Everywhere approach by adding broad ...
Tour one of India's largest data centers

Tour one of India's largest data centers

June 30, 2015 Tulip Data City (TDC) is among India's very largest data center players, offering more ...
Enterprise network design considerations for Big Data

Enterprise network design considerations for Big Data

June 29, 2015 A recent Cisco white paper examines the role of "big data" in the enterprise ...
IHS lists top 10 optical network hardware vendors

IHS lists top 10 optical network hardware vendors

June 29, 2015 Market research company's scorecard covers the 10 companies that have generated the mos...
Comatose server calculator tallies data center savings

Comatose server calculator tallies data center savings

June 26, 2015 Uptime Institute estimates that up to 30 percent of the nation's 12 million servers are...
How to choose an IT rack

How to choose an IT rack

June 25, 2015 Latest technical white paper from APC-Schneider Electric white paper discusses the key ...
OFS on deck to lead multiple sessions at 2015 FTTH Connect conference

OFS to lead multiple technical sessions at 2015 FTTH Connect Conference

June 25, 2015 Fiber-optic network products and solutions specialist OFS will showcase its technical a...
Free guide to NFV and SDN is handy for data center professionals

Handy guide to NFV and SDN is geared for data center professionals

June 25, 2015 New technical brief by Martin Taylor, CTO, Metaswitch Networks describes how the "...
Emerson upgrades data center thermal control system

Emerson upgrades data center thermal controls

June 24, 2015 Emerson says the new Liebert iCOM-S control offers a unique way to harmonize and optimi...

INDUSTRY NEWS

LTE-capable wireless antennas market heads toward $4 billion

LTE-capable wireless antennas market heads toward $4 billion

July 2, 2015 Multi-band antennas are the hot segment of this market, says ABI Research.
TE Connectivity promotes 'building block' approach to FTTH installations

TE Connectivity promotes 'building block' approach to FTTH installations

July 2, 2015 TE says its new fiber indexing architecture simplifies and accelerates deploy...

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Researchers say they can double fiber-optic cable range

Researchers claim to double fiber-optic cable range minus repeaters

July 1, 2015 Researchers at the University of California-San Diego claim that thanks to th...
Graybar named Top Workplace in 3 more U.S. cities

Graybar named Top Workplace in 3 more U.S. cities

June 30, 2015 The Top Workplaces rankings are based solely on employee feedback; the employ...
Clark College upgrades fiber infrastructure with TE Connectivity

Clark College upgrades fiber infrastructure with TE Connectivity

June 30, 2015 The college moved from 1-Gigabit to 10-Gigabit fiber with the potential for u...
Westell says new ClearLink DAS solves for Near-Far wireless performance issues

Westell says new ClearLink DAS solves for Near-Far wireless performance issues

June 30, 2015 The company says its new ClearLink DAS addresses the Near-Far performance iss...
InSite Wireless acquires Capital Tower's assets; appoints CEO to lead DAS, small cells unit

InSite Wireless acquires Capital Tower's assets; appoints CEO to lead DAS, small cells unit

June 29, 2015 Richard M. Grimes, former chief executive and co-founder of Capital Tower Gro...
7 rules for accurate wireless site surveys

7 rules for accurate wireless site surveys

June 29, 2015 Don't get stuck with totally useless -- but colorful -- heat maps that have n...

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Data Center Management and Cabling

The cabling infrastructure supporting a data center’s information technology network is an essential system to the facility’s proper functioning, b...

Bringing Category 6A into the Enterprise

Historically, Category 6A was seen as a future-proofing solution for enterprise cabling.  With applications like Wi-Fi and PoE continuing to d...

Taking Copper To Greater Heights With Pair Bonding and Vectoring

As the demand for higher bandwidth for Triple Play Services (voice, data, and video) continues to increase, the deployment of bonding continues to ...

Network Advantages with Jetted Fiber Cable Pathway Solutions

Dura-Line and AFL have developed a new, innovative approach to enterprise fiber optic structured cabling with eABF Solutions. This is made possible...

Applications for 28AWG Twisted Pair Cabling Systems

The telecommunications room is housing more and more equipment, driving the need to maximize the space available. One option for creating more spac...

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Essential cabling skills for the zombie apocalypse

Essential cabling skills for the zombie apocalypse

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Closet cleanup: Before and after photos

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 - Belden Slideshow

11 Steps to Holistic Data Center Design

August 15, 2013 Designing a data center can be a daunting and complicated process. There are many consi...
Gone by in a whirlwind: 20 dangerous years in the cabling industry

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

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WHITE PAPERS

Taking Your Network to 40/100G Ethernet

With the ratification of new industry standards and increased demands on data center throughput, 40/100G Ethernet will be an integral component of ...
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Wideband Multimode Fiber – What is it and why does it make sense?

Multimode fiber (MMF) cabling is the workhorse media of local area network (LAN) backbones and data centers because it offers the lowest cost means...
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Taking the Mystery Out of 600V Ethernet Applications

Ethernet technology was invented over 30 years ago as a robust way to interconnect computers in an office environment. The scale and performance of...
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The 8-Fiber Solution for Today’s Data Center

Determining the right fiber count is vital for the cost and performance of today’s high-density 40/100G data center and network infrastructure appl...

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AFL Introduces Enhanced Event Analysis for M310 Data Center OTDR

09/10/2013 With its high dynamic range, short dead zones and new advanced event analysis algorithm, AFL’s M3...

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