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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...

Category 6A cable with 0.265-inch OD

August 14, 2014 Superior Essex has reduced the size of its 10Gain XP Cat 6A plenum-rated cable to what ...

Online configurator for fiber patch cords and trunk cables

August 13, 2014 trans data elektronik has developed a web-based, three-step process for specification o...

Flexible cable accommodates 288 fibers in 18.4-mm OD

August 6, 2014 AFL’s SubUnitized Premise MicroCore 3.0 is aimed at data center, central office and oth...

Seminar discusses data center design options

July 21, 2014 Siemon’s Carrie Higbie will discuss top-of-rack setups in a fat-tree switch fabrics.

40G systems on the rise and on the forefront

July 16, 2014 Copper-based 40GBase-T continues to make strides toward standard and market reality, wh...

Siemon expands library of data center BIM objects

July 3, 2014 Three sets of cabinets, including the VersaPOD, are added to the company’s BIM library.

Web seminar addresses high-density network installation, management

July 3, 2014 Topics to be covered include connecting with multifiber technology and powering/cooling...


BICSI’s professional development program renamed BICSI Learning Academy

August 27, 2014 The Academy includes three facets: BICSI World Headquarters, online learning through BI...

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 data as well ...

Anixter: Cable handling do's and don'ts

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

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-the-art Wi-F...

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 one millio...

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...
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 distributed a...

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 5850-5925-MHz...
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 FOCIS Fle...

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

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

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 Andrew Pas...



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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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OTDR Event Analysis

Data center, enterprise, and FTTx fiber networks present a number of challenges when it comes to locating and measuring events and impairments. The...
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Advances in Multi-Fiber Connectivity

Today’s data centers are looking to deploy infrastructures that are ready to support 40- and 100-gigabit Ethernet (GbE) as well as flattened data c...
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The Optical Fiber Ribbon Solution for the 10G to 40G/100G Data Center Migration

As transmission speeds necessary to handle the growing daily network traffic of the data center increase, the migration from existing systems to 40...

Category 8 Cabling Standards Update

In order to be successful, 40G applications must have the proper cabling solutions to back them up and meet their bandwidth requirements. This reso...
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Exploring the Benefits of Low Smoke Zero Halogen: Eco-friendly Cabling with No Performance Loss

“Green consciousness” is a trend that is being embraced globally to improve consumer and worker safety and to protect the environment. One initiati...
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