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Report: Enterprise WLAN market could expand 70% by 2018

July 23, 2014 802.11ac and cloud-managed trends are expected to remain robust, says Dell'Oro Group.

Training DVD covers high-speed fiber-optic systems

July 23, 2014 New Light Brigade DVD examines the rapid improvement of spectral efficiency within fibe...

Demystifying 40-GbE physical layer interfaces in data centers

July 23, 2014 Different supported interfaces from the port side to the backplane within a 40 Gigabit ...

Does 802.11ac Wi-Fi herald the 'all-wireless' office?

July 23, 2014

Is 802.11ac the last word in Wi-Fi, at least at the physical layer?

Triplett adds Byte Brothers cable testing products via company acquisition

July 23, 2014 Jewell Instruments, LLC (Manchester, NH) has acquired the assets of Byte Brothers Inc. ...

TE Connectivity's DAS deployed to Champions Cup soccer stadiums

July 22, 2014 The International Champions Cup brings eight top international soccer clubs into compet...

Compact Ethernet repeater handles up to 60W of PoE power

July 22, 2014

Vigitron has introduced its compact Vi3002 Ethernet and PoE ++ repeater.

Mellanox adds colored versions of direct attach copper cables for data centers

July 22, 2014 The LinkX copper cables' new color scheme is designed to simplify data center installat...

Foam blanking panels improve cooling efficiency in data center aisle containment layouts

July 22, 2014 Data Center Resources has launched its AirStrip foam blanking panel for its Cool Shield...

Survey: Majority of electrical contractors work on structured wiring, cabling for communication systems

July 22, 2014 70% of electrical contractors polled by ECM reportedly worked in power quality, communi...

Tips for getting the most out of the network closet

July 21, 2014

New white paper from Eaton.

Gigabit PoE+ injectors enhance industrial device performance

July 21, 2014 Red Lion's N-Tron series Gigabit Power over Ethernet Plus (PoE+) injectors eliminate ne...

Pasternack adds low PIM cable jumpers

July 21, 2014

Low PIM cable assemblies leverage a proprietary, formable semi-rigid coax design.

Open Data Center Alliance announces Forecast 2014 speakers, sessions, sponsors

July 21, 2014 Speakers include representatives from Intel, NTT Data, T-Systems; Citrix, Dell and Emer...

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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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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

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

Fiber-Optic Cabling Technologies for Installation and Management

Deploying and using fiber-optic cabling systems requires constant upkeep with current technologies related to these systems’ design, installation and management. While fiber-opt...
May 22, 2014

EDITORIAL GUIDES

Connectivity in High-Speed Twisted-Pair Networks

September 27, 2013 For twisted-pair copper-based networks to fully support the throughput capacity demande...
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Specifying and Administering High-Performance Cabling Systems for Data Centers

June 28, 2013 With more options than ever before, and more options on the way, specifying a network c...
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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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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 migrati...

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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Fiber Optic Encircled Flux Round Robin Testing

This white paper discusses results from 19 months of round robin testing initiated to check the current state of equi...
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