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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...
Ideal Networks unveils data center cable certification software

IDEAL Networks unveils data center cable certification software

May 21, 2015 Free software allows datacom professionals to download, manage, edit and print PDF repo...

12-fiber-to-8-fiber conversion cords highlight Siemon’s 40- and 100-G cabling solution

April 29, 2015 Company says use of the conversion cords is a lower-cost, lower-loss option than instal...

Awards program will honor cabling innovators

April 22, 2015 The Cabling Innovators Awards program, administered by Cabling Installation and Mainten...

OM4 Plus fiber system enables 300 meters of 40/100G

April 20, 2015 Total Cable Solutions’ OM4 Plus end-to-end system features panels, cassettes, and adapt...

Siemon introduces automated infrastructure management software interface EagleEye Connect

April 15, 2015 The automated infrastructure management (AIM) system monitors and automatically documen...

Berk-Tek opens TEK Center to demo real-world cabling, emerging application scenarios

April 15, 2015 Open to Berk-Tek customers and prospects, the center allows visitors to evaluate option...

High-density fiber system houses 576 LC or 3456 MPO fibers in 4U

April 1, 2015 The 4U LightStack is Siemon’s latest addition to its LightHouse Advanced Fiber Optic Ca...

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 deployments thro...

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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 ...
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 their work, ...
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 employee survey ...
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 upgrades to...
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 issue, which ...

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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...
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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 ...
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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...

Passive Optical Port Replication in the Data Center

What is port replication? Essentially, port replication is “mirroring” the ports of active fiber optic hardware in a passive component (fiber patch...
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AFL Introduces Enhanced Event Analysis for M310 Data Center OTDR

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