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Sumitomo claims highest-density multi-core fiber-optic cable for data center interconnects

Sumitomo claims highest-density multi-core fiber-optic cable for data center interconnects

March 26, 2015 "We fabricated a 12-MCF cable using the developed MCFs, in which 96 cores were inc...
CCCA case studies NYC contractor’s counterfeit cable experience

CCCA case studies NYC contractor’s counterfeit cable experience

March 26, 2015 When Mark Rewers, VP operations for BN Systems, Inc., a New York City-based contractor,...
Emerson launches SmartCabinet, pre-engineered rack solution for branch, remote IT locations

Emerson launches SmartCabinet, pre-engineered rack solution for branch, remote IT locations

March 25, 2015 Rapidly deployable platform from Emerson Network Power addresses growing need for IT ca...
Mellanox announces commercial deployments of LinkX 100Gb/s active optical and direct attach copper cables

Mellanox announces commercial deployments of LinkX 100Gb/s active optical and direct attach copper cables

March 25, 2015 Mellanox says it is the only company to offer plug-and-play 100Gb/s copper, VCSEL and s...
CommScope demos 100G wideband multimode fiber benchmark at OFC 2015

CommScope demos 100G wideband multimode fiber benchmark at OFC 2015

March 25, 2015 CommScope's LazrSPEED 550 wide band multimode fiber (WBMMF) is being featured in what t...
Leviton announces 2015 Five Star Dealer Program, highlighting top dealers, system integrators

Leviton enriches 2015 Five Star Dealer Program to honor top security and automation systems dealers, integrators

March 25, 2015

Enhanced system integrator program includes new dealer support website.

TE Connectivity adds optical distribution frame and high-density equipment panel to its Quareo physical layer management product line

March 24, 2015 The new products from TE Connectivity enable connection-point identification in high-de...
CDFP MSA releases Rev. 3.0 specs for 400 Gbps interoperable hot pluggable modules

CDFP MSA releases Rev. 3.0 specs for 400 Gbps interoperable hot pluggable modules

March 24, 2015 New Style 3 module intended for applications based on proposed draft specifications fro...

INDUSTRY NEWS

Leviton adds enterprise-grade IT/AV systems certified to HDBaseT

Leviton adds enterprise-grade IT/AV systems certified to HDBaseT

March 26, 2015 Leviton has launched a new line of IT/AV systems that combine category-rated ...
OFS opens new fiber-optic cable factory in Russia

OFS opens new fiber-optic cable factory in Russia

March 24, 2015 OFS and Russia's Sviazstroy-1 have announced their joint opening of a new opt...
VeEX adds OTDR optical testing modules for legacy fiber, CWDM networks

VeEX adds OTDR optical testing modules for legacy fiber, CWDM networks

March 24, 2015 The RXT OTDR works in tandem with Fiberizer Cloud, the company's new online r...
Graybar acquiring industrial control and automation firm Advantage

Graybar acquiring industrial control and automation firm Advantage

March 24, 2015 Headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, Advantage Industrial Automation provides co...
Analyst targets $5B U.S. small cell site services market

Analyst targets $5B U.S. small cell site services market

March 23, 2015 ABI Research notes that the unique deployment challenges facing small cells i...
Could HP’s bid for Aruba spur wireless vendor consolidation?

Could HP’s bid for Aruba spur wireless vendor consolidation?

March 23, 2015 Wireless LAN enterprise-class 802.11ac market grew 14% sequentially in 4Q14, ...

Fiber distribution hub can go above or below ground

March 23, 2015 Clearfield’s FieldSmart Makwa FDH can be a 432 crossconnect fiber distributio...
Modules enable Industrial Ethernet networks over existing copper wiring

Modules enable Industrial Ethernet networks over existing copper wiring

March 19, 2015

PCN has announced the availability of its InterMax product line.

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In networks of all types, fiber-optic technology is taking on greater and more-important roles than ever. Whether the environment is a data center,...

Fiber-Optic Testing Essentials and Latest Technologies

This webcast seminar, presented by Jim Hayes, examines several ways in which fiber testing- both insertion loss and OTDR testing - has evolved...

Enterprise Network Applications and the Cabling Systems Supporting Them

Enterprise network users require access to a wide variety of applications, which can vary from network to network and even from space to space with...

Fiber Termination and Splicing Practices and Tools

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

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