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Training DVD covers high-speed fiber-optic systems

July 23, 2014 New Light Brigade DVD examines the rapid improvement of spectral efficiency within fibe...

Rack-mount fiber distribution panel

July 18, 2014 The 6U panel accommodates termination or splicing of 96-count outside-plant or riser ca...

Crew of 30 U.S. sailors overhauls cabling aboard aircraft carrier Dwight D. Eisenhower

July 17, 2014 The ship’s cableway team pulled more than 200,000 feet of new cable as part of the Cons...

Zhone, Fujitsu partner to install FTTH networks in rural New Mexico

July 16, 2014 Fujitsu worked with Kit Carson Electric Cooperative (KCEC) to select Zhone for its abil...

Why bigger isn't always better for cabling installation projects

July 16, 2014 Microtechnology can help take fiber to new environments, often with greater effectivene...

For cable support, hooks and trays need not be either/or

July 16, 2014 A social-media question about which option to use for cable conveyance affirms that bot...

Surviving disasters with new shared mesh resilient fiber networks

July 15, 2014 Interdependence of business processes and the network, combined with an increasing numb...

Utilities' supplier now offering FTTH turnkey installation kits

July 14, 2014 Pend Oreille PUD has chosen Brooks Utility Products’ fiber to the home (FTTH) turnkey i...

INDUSTRY NEWS

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.

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?

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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 m...

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'sCablin...

Recognizing the industry's positive contributors

March 14, 2013 In commemoration of Cabling Installation & Maintenance's 20th anniversary, we asked...

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November 28, 2012

10 tricks, treats and frights for the cabling industry in 2012

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WEBCASTS

Cabling and Infrastructure for Educational Facilities

Educational buildings and campuses, whether K-12 or higher-education environments, place multiple, significant requirements on communications infra...
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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 co...
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 ...
June 19, 2014

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WHITE PAPERS

OTDR Event Analysis

Data center, enterprise, and FTTx fiber networks present a number of challenges when it comes to locating and measuring events and impairments. The...
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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 (GbE) as well as flattened data c...
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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 migration from existing systems to 40...

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 bandwidth requirements. This reso...
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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 the environment. One initiati...
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