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Questioning potential career impacts of 'Big Data' datacenters on IT professionals

Questioning potential career impacts of 'Big Data' datacenters on IT professionals

November 21, 2014 What does 'Big Data' really connote at the level of infrastructure and, moreover, what ...
Watch: Chatsworth server racks and cable management systems, as unboxed by Geek Beat

Watch: Chatsworth server racks and cable management systems, as unboxed by Geek Beat

November 21, 2014

Tech geeks go on enterprise network upgrade spree; we have the video.

Graybar, Vision Technologies chart DAS project deployment from inception to completion

Graybar, Vision Technologies chart DAS projects from inception to completion

November 21, 2014 Recent webinar presents a step-by-step discussion of the deployment process for a distr...
Anixter appoints distinguished law professor as board member

Anixter appoints distinguished law professor as board member

November 21, 2014 Scott R. Peppet is a professor of law at the University of Colorado Law School, with ex...

STEP Foundation offers guide to sustainable technology in buildings

November 21, 2014 The 179-page guide, aimed at project and building owners, details economic and environm...

Just one word: Cable

November 20, 2014

RIP Mike Nichols

Fiber optic cable innovations, best practices covered in web seminar

November 20, 2014 Wideband multimode fiber, multifiber connectivity, and the importance of cleaning and i...
Stop installing Cat 5e cable: Agree or disagree?

Stop installing Cat 5e cable: Agree or disagree?

November 20, 2014 "I recommend that you install Cat 6 at a minimum today," states Ideal Industr...

Facebook hiring cabling infrastructure foreman for its Altoona, IA data center

November 20, 2014 Company strongly desires candidates with training and certification in copper and fiber...
5 questions to ask about your 10GbE data center

5 questions to ask about your 10GbE data center

November 20, 2014 Analysis notes that, in the data center, 10GbE top-of-rack switches are currently seein...

Data center cabling standards summarized

November 20, 2014 A tip sheet from CommScope updates developments in data center cabling standards includ...
Google seeking data center control systems staff engineer

Google seeking data center control systems staff engineer

November 20, 2014 Google is looking for someone to provide technical protocols and industrial automation ...

Optical LAN supports wireless, other network operations for food manufacturer

November 20, 2014 SK Food Group’s new Columbus, OH facility uses Tellabs’ Optical LAN solution, and says ...

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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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Fiber-Optic Cable and Connectivity Trends and Best Practices

A fiber-optic cabling system is an enabling technology for today’s as well as tomorrow’s most-advanced communications systems. A fiber infrastructure allows network owners to co...
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Capabilities of and Applications for Twisted-Pair Copper Cabling Systems

Twisted-pair copper cabling is practically ubiquitous in networks around the world, thanks in large part to its stellar history of supporting voice and data communications withi...
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Cabling, Power and Thermal-Management Technologies in the Data Center

A data center truly is an ecosystem of interrelated and interdependent technologies, the performance of each one affecting the others in some way. Professionals administering th...
November 13, 2014

Cabling Standards Update

This webcast seminar, produced by Cabling Installation & Maintenance, provides insight into some of the current cabling-standards developments within the TIA, with reference...
October 22, 2014

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Connectivity in High-Speed Twisted-Pair Networks

September 25, 2014 For twisted-pair copper-based networks to fully support the throughput capacity demande...
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Fiber Storage – Are you doing it wrong?

This white paper discusses the results of using faulty, ineffective means and products that are inappropriate for aer...

Laying the groundwork for a new level of Power over Ethernet

Enterprise networks continue to expand, growing more versatile and complex. Devices once considered peripherals—wirel...
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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 measuri...
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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 (Gb...
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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 ban...
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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...
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The New Normal: Multi-Everything

Today’s IT discussions are filled with terms like Cloud, Virtualization, SANs, BYOD, SaaS, and SLAs. Rarely is the ph...
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