Analyst sees 10 Gigabit Ethernet peak before 2018; 100 GE 'to become mainstream'

July 30, 2014

Dell'Oro Group expects the Ethernet switch market to approach $25 billion in 2018.

Google's best practices for data center efficiency, Part 3: Adjust thermostat

July 30, 2014 Raising ambient temperatures in the data center can help to reduce facility energy use.

Panel examines intelligent infrastructure, rise of 'smart cities'

July 30, 2014 What challenges do governments and business leaders face in building the next generatio...

Klein solves hand tool vs. power tool conundrum

July 30, 2014

Klein Tools launches its Switch Drive Handle System.

Report: Need for 'smart city' communications infrastructure growing rapidly

July 30, 2014 Worldwide shipments of communications nodes for smart city networks will grow from 16.3...

Google's best practices for data center efficiency, Part 2: Managing airflow

July 29, 2014

Video also takes a tour around one of Google's corporate data centers.

Connectivity supplier L-com extends call center hours of operation

July 29, 2014 By extending call center operations, the company is able to provide better service to i...

AFL optimizes short-to-midspan aerial fiber-optic cabling

July 29, 2014 AFL announced the expansion of its All-Dielectric Self-Supporting (ADSS) product line w...

FCC says yes to Frontier's buy of AT&T's Connecticut wireline footprint

July 29, 2014 Frontier has promised to offer broadband services with downstream rates of at least 10 ...

Google's best practices for data center efficiency, Part 1: Measuring PUE

July 29, 2014 A recent series of videos takes viewers through the top 5 recommended best practices fo...

Open Data Center Alliance updates usage model to advise on enterprise SDN

July 28, 2014 The Open Data Center Alliance (ODCA) has published version 2.0 of its master usage mode...

Do U.S. surveillance programs threaten freedom of the press?

July 28, 2014 Human Rights Watch and the American Civil Liberties Union air large-scale government su...

Cloud network camera enhances IP video surveillance

July 28, 2014 Compro's TN95W camera can capture 105 degree horizontal fields of view and is billed as...

Fiber-cleaning products catalog

July 28, 2014 The full-line catalog from Chemtronics includes selection charts based on user requirem...


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 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...
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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 ...
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Installation and Management Techniques for High-Density Networks

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Innovations in Twisted-Pair Copper Cabling

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