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Extend peripherals up to 100 meters at 480 Mbits/sec using Category cable

July 25, 2014 Extron’s USB Extender Plus enables signal extension for a number of peripheral devices.

Security and safety design manual gets updated

July 24, 2014 The 4th edition of BICSI’s ESSDRM includes security-industry trends such as network sto...

Tester measures, maps voice, data and video cabling

July 24, 2014 The Scout Pro 2 tester is compatible with remotes that map and ID a location in one step.

Rittal names top North American executive

July 24, 2014 Gregg Holst centralizes the company’s leadership serving the United States, Canada and ...

Lemcon, iBwave tout wireless network designs deployed at 2014 FIFA World Cup

July 24, 2014 Preferred installation supplier for DAS services for the World Cup tapped iBwave's inte...

Superior Essex cables offer Health Product Declarations

July 24, 2014 Company says the HPDs can be used to obtain a LEED point, and can be combined with its ...

Floor boxes with 2- to 3-hour fire rating

July 24, 2014

Wiremold flush-style boxes are available single- and multiple-gang configurations.

Klein's new coax cable cutter also cuts copper-clad steel cable

July 24, 2014

Multi-functional tool includes shears to cut common wires and cables.

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...

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Closet cleanup: Before and after photos

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

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Recognizing the industry's positive contributors

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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

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Category 8 Cabling Standards Update

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The New Normal: Multi-Everything

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