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The hidden costs of top-of-rack in the data center

April 24, 2014 New video from Siemon outlines in-row patching configurations for 10GBase-T switches.

Surge protectors shield signal, data lines from multiple destructive currents

April 24, 2014 Bourns' multi-stage Surge Protective Devices (SPD) feature extremely fast response and ...

Application note addresses copper-clad aluminum cable from testing perspective

April 24, 2014 Document from Fluke Networks describes the roles of DC resistance and resistance unbala...

Patch-cable management with strain relief

April 24, 2014 trans data elektronik’s tPM system comprises a 1U panel, cable guide holders and foam i...

ICC adds rack-, wall-mount fiber-optic enclosures

April 23, 2014 ICC has introduced a new "value line" of rack- and wall-mount fiber-optic enc...

High-throughput wireless Ethernet link includes PoE source capability

April 23, 2014

ComNet's NetWave NW-7 supports 240 Mbps throughput using MIMO technology.

PTZ camera robotics system automatically tracks multiple speakers

April 23, 2014 Telemetrics' camera robotics Auto Tracking System (ATS) is designed for educational and...

CommScope launches Chinese-language website

April 23, 2014 The company notes that it has had a significant presence in China for more than 20 year...

U-Bolt ground clamps offer installation flexibility

April 22, 2014

ILSCO has added Type GPL U-Bolt versions of its electrical ground clamps.

Analyst: Network port revenues hit $39B; 40G booming in data center; 100G gains in core

April 22, 2014 Infonetics Research has released its latest 1G/10G/40G/100G Networking Ports report.

Explained: Cisco's 40G BiDi optics for the data center

April 22, 2014 In-depth video discussion by Cisco's director of product management, Thomas Scheibe.

Video: Fiber connector certification speed challenge

April 22, 2014

Test and measurment expert EXFO documented its contest at the 2014 BICSI show.

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Essential cabling skills for the coming zombie apocalypse

October 28, 2013

Humanity's imminent zombie nightmare will demand critical ITS deployment expertise.

Closet cleanup: Before and after photos

September 26, 2013 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

August 15, 2013

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

May 24, 2013 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

March 14, 2013 In commemoration of Cabling Installation & Maintenance's 20th anniversary, we asked our audience to nominate individuals th...

More Tales of Cabling Spaghetti

November 28, 2012

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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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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...
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Optimizing Fiber for the Next Generation Network

How do you optimize existing fiber infrastructure to deliver more services, increase capacity, extend distances and improve reliability – while reducing equipment costs and oper...
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Cabling and Networking Standards Update, Spring 2014

his webcast seminar, produced by Cabling Installation & Maintenance and sponsored by Berk-Tek, Fluke Networks, and comCables.com, provides insight into some of the curr...
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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

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CommScope Global Enterprise Survey

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