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The 9 most in-demand telecom engineering skills

The 9 most in-demand telecom engineering skills

October 1, 2014 The top 9 telecom engineering skills currently being sought by employers are listed, re...
Fluke Networks unveils cloud-based certification tool for fiber, copper cable

Fluke Networks introduces cloud-based cabling-test-result-management platform

October 1, 2014 LinkWare Live is a free service for users of the company’s Versiv portfolio of certific...
 APOLAN boosts membership, touts enterprise passive optical LAN at BICSI Fall 2014

APOLAN boosts membership, touts enterprise passive optical LAN at BICSI Fall 2014

October 1, 2014 Fiber-based passive optical LAN is the next generation of enterprise LAN infrastructure...
 TIA examines future of video, impact of open Internet rules

TIA examines future of video, impact of Open Internet rules

October 1, 2014 Sept. 30 roundtable event in Washington D.C. featured executives from Verizon, NAB, Pub...
 2.0 specs for 400G data center modules released

2.0 specs for 400G data center modules released

October 1, 2014

CDFP MSA releases v2.0 specifications for 400G modules.

AV alarms for mass notification and emergency communications systems

AV alarms for mass notification and emergency communications systems

September 30, 2014 Learn the basics of Audible Visible (AV) alarms for mass notification (MNS) and emergen...
 TE Connectivity talks public safety DAS

TE Connectivity talks public safety DAS

September 30, 2014 Dedicated DAS supports primary public safety and critical first responder frequencies i...
Transition Networks debuts USB fiber-optic Ethernet adapters at BICSI 2014

Transition Networks debuts USB fiber-optic Ethernet adapters at BICSI 2014

September 29, 2014 Transition Networks to participate in BICSI Fall Show with product introduction, speaki...
 Quintech names new business development chief for wireless test and measurement

Quintech names new business development chief for wireless test unit

September 29, 2014 Quintech Electronics and Communications announced the appointment of Mr. Kang Chen.
Epson demos new datacom and cable labeling mobile app at BICSI 2014

Epson demos new datacom and cable labeling mobile app at BICSI 2014

September 29, 2014 Easy-to-use smartphone and tablet-based solution solves for labeling equipment and cabl...
Dual rate 100G CFP2 LR4 module drives emerging data center applications

Dual rate 100G CFP2 LR4 module drives emerging data center applications

September 29, 2014 The more compact CFP2 LR4 module an attractive option for next-generation 100G client-s...
 Analyst: Accelerating 802.11ac deployments deflate demand for 802.11n Wi-Fi

Analyst: Accelerating 802.11ac deployments deflate demand for 802.11n Wi-Fi

September 26, 2014 802.11ac Wi-Fi CPE shipments to capture 18% of a total 176 million access points sold i...
Report: Bounce-back in Ethernet switch market belies challenges facing vendors

Report: Bounce-back in Ethernet switch market belies challenges facing vendors

September 26, 2014 Revenue growth remains challenged as vendors compete aggressively against each other, r...

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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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How a Passive Optical LAN can solve Tomorrow’s Connectivity Challenges

 In this session, Patrick McLaughlin, will moderate a discussion with Dave Cunningham, Director of Business Development, Optical LAN at Tellabs, Todd Christner, Director of...
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40- and 100-Gbit/sec Networks and Cabling

The relentless increase in the amount of information being transferred and stored has prompted the development and use of extremely high-speed data-transmission technologies. To...
September 25, 2014

Best Practices for Deploying Preterminated Fiber-Optic Systems

This webcast seminar, produced by Cabling Installation & Maintenance and delivered by Fiber Optic Association president Jim Hayes, describes the requirements and best practi...
September 18, 2014

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

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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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Laying the groundwork for a new level of Power over Ethernet

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OTDR Event Analysis

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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

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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

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