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Verizon expects flat capex for next year; wireline spending continues decline

Verizon expects flat capex for next year amid continued wireline spending decline

October 24, 2014 CFO Fran Shammo said he expects the company to hold 2015 capex to near 2014 levels.
Security is top concern for enterprise access networks, finds Infonetics

Security is top concern for enterprise access networks, finds Infonetics

October 23, 2014 Latest survey from Infonetics Research takes an in-depth look at how medium and large o...

Cabling installer contest Cabling Icon gets streamlined

October 23, 2014 Now just two rounds in duration, the contest to find the best low-voltage cabling insta...
Raritan boosts intelligent data center rack PDU's energy efficiency IQ

Raritan boosts intelligent data center rack PDU's energy efficiency IQ

October 23, 2014 The company's third-generation iPDU product features low-energy-consuming latching rela...
 ManageEngine integrates Intel DCIM plug-in to chart data center PUE, DCIE, plus 3D thermal mapping

To chart data center PUE, DCIE, ManageEngine integrates Intel's DCIM plug-in

October 23, 2014 ManageEngine's real-time, continuous energy monitoring system now works in tandem with ...
Graybar's cable protection systems catalog now available

Graybar's cable protection systems catalog now available

October 22, 2014 New catalog details Checkers' extensive line of high performance cable/hose protection ...
How to strip controls communications wire for building automation systems

How to strip controls communications wire for building automation systems

October 22, 2014 Tutorial video for technicians emphasizes how to properly tape up connections when comp...
5 best practices to improve building management systems' cybersecurity

5 best practices to improve building management systems' cybersecurity

October 22, 2014 Commonsense measures include effective password management and securing open ports and ...
2.5G Ethernet switch drives 'Wave 2' 802.11ac AP backhaul above 1G for enterprise Wi-Fi

2.5G Ethernet switch drives 'Wave 2' 802.11ac AP backhaul above 1G for enterprise Wi-Fi

October 22, 2014 With the turnkey 2.5G Vitesse-Aquantia system, enterprises can cost-effectively and qui...
Choices for optimal data center power density

Choices for optimal data center power density

October 21, 2014 APC-Schneider Electric analysis contends that the choice of IT rack power densities can...
Belden boosts fiber-optic network installation efficiency with new splice cassette

Belden boosts fiber-optic network installation efficiency with new splice cassette

October 21, 2014 Belden says its FiberExpress UHD (FX UHD) splice cassette reduces fiber network install...
 Light Brigade issues 2015 fiber-optic training catalog

Light Brigade issues 2015 fiber-optic training catalog

October 21, 2014 New 30-page brochure details Light Brigade’s training courses, DVDs and fiber-optic too...
Qatar's Ooredoo picks CommScope's intelligent LED lighting, infrastructure for smart data center

Qatar's Ooredoo picks CommScope's intelligent LED lighting, infrastructure for smart data center

October 21, 2014 CommScope was recently chosen to partner with telecommunications provider Ooredoo in Me...

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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, Power and Thermal-Management Technologies in the Data Center

A data center truly is an ecosystem of interrelated and interdependent technologies, the performance of each one affecting the others in some way. Professionals administering th...
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Cabling Standards Update

This webcast seminar, produced by Cabling Installation & Maintenance, provides insight into some of the current cabling-standards developments within the TIA, with reference...
October 22, 2014

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

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

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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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Fiber Storage – Are you doing it wrong?

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Laying the groundwork for a new level of Power over Ethernet

Enterprise networks continue to expand, growing more versatile and complex. Devices once considered peripherals—wirel...
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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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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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