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 ...

Cincinnati Bell hops on gigabit FTTH train

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

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 anywhere in a...

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 DVI and comp...

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.

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 advocating for...

Klein Tools adds new tool carriers

August 21, 2014 Klein Tools has added five new products to its Tradesman Pro Organizers line of tool ba...

Micro optical network terminals drive gigabit FTTH connectivity

August 21, 2014 Adtran has unveiled its series of micro optical network terminals (μONTs), designed to ...

Fluke Networks, ATEC announce new test equipment rental partnership

August 21, 2014 Advanced Test Equipment Rentals (ATEC) has become a rental distributor of Fluke Network...

Report: Internet of Things will drive 40.9B wireless connected devices by 2020

August 20, 2014 ABI Research contends that, from every technology supplier’s strategic point of view, t...

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...

Frontier Communications, IBEW agree to new labor contract in US West region

August 20, 2014 New labor contract covers 1,000 employees in Washington, Oregon, California and Nevada.

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

August 20, 2014

New video from Caterpillar Electric Power describes how.

Alcatel-Lucent ranked #1 in small cell equipment market share

August 19, 2014 Alcatel-Lucent leads in small cell equipment market share while Broadcom leads SoC rank...


Essential cabling skills for the coming zombie apocalypse

Humanity's imminent zombie nightmare will demand critical ITS deployment expertise.

Closet cleanup: Before and after photos

Technician Dan Page sent us these four photos illustrating the state of disarray of a main crossconnect that served two floors ...

11 Steps to Holistic Data Center Design

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

Folks here in Nashua, NH, home of the head offices of PennWell Technology Group'sCabling Installation & Maintenance, have f...

Recognizing the industry's positive contributors

In commemoration of Cabling Installation & Maintenance's 20th anniversary, we asked our audience to nominate individuals th...

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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 network project planning and deplo...
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 infrastructures. User expectations ...
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 constant and the amount of infor...
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 communication-system requireme...
June 19, 2014


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OTDR Event Analysis

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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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Exploring the Benefits of Low Smoke Zero Halogen: Eco-friendly Cabling with No Performance Loss

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The New Normal: Multi-Everything

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