Upcoming conference to focus on data center owners/operators

September 22, 2014

IMN Data Center Conference is set for November.

Molex demos 400G data center interoperability over fiber, copper cabling, backplanes

September 22, 2014

Molex systems are being spotlighted in four OIF demonstrations at ECOC 2014.

Wireless surveillance and security expert MicroPower joins SIA

Wireless surveillance, security expert MicroPower joins SIA

September 22, 2014 MicroPower's solar/wireless video security solution does not require cabling for power ...
Anritsu upgrades analyzer for 400G, terabit testing

Testing for 400G and Terabit speeds at device level

September 22, 2014

Anritsu upgrades its widely used MP1800A analyzer.

Fiber-optic LAN’s scalability, security, application support discussed in web seminar

September 19, 2014 Focusing on passive optical LAN, POL, the seminar will explain how this technology can ...
Infonetics Enterprise SDN chart

Analyst sees data center, enterprise SDN market soar 192% year-over-year

September 19, 2014 Infonetics Research also predicts the adoption of SDN network virtualization overlays (...

Lightweight, rugged tablet for cabling installers and field technicians

September 19, 2014 Janam’s Android-based XT1 supports 2D barcode scanning and is equipped with WiFi as wel...
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Report: LTE reinvigorates broadband wireless access prospects

September 19, 2014 Integrated devices like LTE gateways and fixed wireless terminals can help to provide a...

Wireless ship-to-shore video streaming assists Maryland Department of Natural Resources

September 18, 2014 Technology enables 4-Mbit/sec throughput per boat, traveling at up to 20 knots, for dis...

Fiber-optic serial data links for utility substations

September 18, 2014 ComNet’s RLFDX line of products can be used in electric-utility substations as well as ...
Wialan selected to provide Wi-Fi, plus IP camera surveillance, for Ft. Lauderdale Boat Show

Wialan selected to provide Wi-Fi, plus IP camera surveillance, for Ft. Lauderdale Boat Show

September 17, 2014

Wialan will also demonstrate a VoIP WiFi phone solution at the event.

 IEEE-SA issues standard for IEEE 802 wireless coexistence in TV White Space

IEEE-SA issues standard for IEEE 802 wireless coexistence in TV White Space

September 17, 2014 IEEE 802.19.1 specifies radio technology-independent methods for coexistence among diss...

Cleaning tool for MPO fiber-optic connectors

September 17, 2014 Sticklers says its MPO CleanClicker is good for 600 cleanings using a gentle action tha...


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...
( October 9, 2014 / 01:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time / 12:00 PM Central Daylight Time / 10:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time / 17:00 GMT )

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 / 01:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time / 12:00 PM Central Daylight Time / 10:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time / 17:00 GMT )

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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OTDR Event Analysis

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Advances in Multi-Fiber Connectivity

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The Optical Fiber Ribbon Solution for the 10G to 40G/100G Data Center Migration

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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

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Fiber Optic Encircled Flux Round Robin Testing

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