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CommScope completes acquisition of TE Connectivity businesses

August 28, 2015 The new CommScope, including the former TE Connectivity telecom, enterprise and wireles...

Berk-Tek introduces TEK Center Certification

August 17, 2015 Applied to technical documents, test reports and other materials, TEK Center Certificat...

Cable conveyance for passive optical LAN

August 5, 2015 Snake Tray’s newest system brings fiber from OLTs to ONTs in passive optical LAN archit...
SCTE names Corning's SMF-28 Ultra optical fiber 'Technological Innovation of the Year'

SCTE names Corning's SMF-28 Ultra optical fiber 'Technological Innovation of the Year'

August 4, 2015 Corning announced that its SMF-28 Ultra fiber recently received the “Overall SCTE 2015 ...

For cabling, SDN can hit close to home

August 1, 2015 The abstraction taking place at higher layers in the network can have a real effect on ...

Software-defined what?

August 1, 2015 Even if terms like "bare metal," "white box," "SDN" and &...
Report: Cable operators ramping use of fiber cabling, optical nodes

Report: Cable operators ramping use of fiber cabling, optical nodes

July 30, 2015 Upgrades to cable networks driving HFC optical nodes to double by 2019, reports IHS Inf...

Web seminar explains WBMMF, the next generation of multimode fiber

July 28, 2015 Hosted by the TIA Fiber Optics Technology Consortium, the seminar on wideband multimode...
Allied Telesis fiber connectivity products added to GSA federal supplier list

Allied Telesis fiber connectivity products added to GSA federal supplier list

July 27, 2015 Schedule 70 listing means government agencies can easily purchase the company's fiber n...

INDUSTRY NEWS

5-year U.S. data center rack market forecast to grow 13.95% CAGR

5-year U.S. data center rack market forecast to grow at 13.95% CAGR

September 2, 2015 However, a new report states that increased adoption of blade and microservers is chall...
Unirise says smaller 28AWG patch cord uses 50% less space in high-density installation pathways

Unirise says smaller 28-AWG patch cord uses 50% less space in high-density installation pathways

September 2, 2015

Unirise USA unveils its ClearFit Slim patch cord.

AFL selects Convergent Systems Group to rep enterprise, critical infrastructure sales in Southwest US

AFL selects Convergent Systems Group to rep enterprise, critical infrastructure sales in Southwest US

September 2, 2015 With main offices in Phoenix and Albuquerque, CSG represents select manufacturers of cr...

In Omaha, Kidwell hires new cabling client services manager

September 2, 2015 Effective August 1, IT solutions provider Kidwell announced that Jeremy Covrig will act...

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Managing Change in Data Center Cabling and Systems

As the vital central nervous system of business operations, a data center must deliver solid, consistent performance from every system—network cabl...

UL, the NEC, and Power over LAN Cable

Underwriters Laboratories plays an integral role in analyzing the science that influences safety specifications for many industries, including cabl...

Cabling for Next-Generation Power over Ethernet

Power over Ethernet has been a widely used enabling technology in networks for more than a decade. As its functionality became realized and capital...

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BICSI Winter 2015: More Products

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BICSI Winter 2015: Product Videos

March 11, 2015
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BICSI Winter 2015 Show Recap

March 10, 2015
Essential cabling skills for the zombie apocalypse

Essential cabling skills for the zombie apocalypse

October 28, 2013 Humanity's imminent zombie nightmare will demand critical ITS deployment expertise.
Closet cleanup: Before and after photos

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 - Belden Slideshow

11 Steps to Holistic Data Center Design

August 15, 2013 Designing a data center can be a daunting and complicated process. There are many consi...

WHITE PAPERS

Providing Reliable, Manageable Power for VoIP Network Wiring Closets: A Practical Guide to IDF/MDF Infrastructure Migration and Implementation

VoIP (voice over Internet protocol) is rapidly becoming the de facto standard for voice communications in business, education, government and healt...
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Taking Your Network to 40/100G Ethernet

With the ratification of new industry standards and increased demands on data center throughput, 40/100G Ethernet will be an integral component of ...
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Lighting and the efficient data center

As data center operators and architects consider different ways to make their data centers more efficient, often the last area they consider i...
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Implementation Considerations for HDBaseT Networks

HDBaseT is starting to gain attention as an application that extends HDMI connectivity from a few meters to a reach of 100 meters using HDBase...
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Wideband Multimode Fiber – What is it and why does it make sense?

Multimode fiber (MMF) cabling is the workhorse media of local area network (LAN) backbones and data centers because it offers the lowest cost means...
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AFL Selects NextGen Marketing LLC for Texas Enterprise Market

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Summit Power Sales to support the enterprise market for AFL in Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Idaho and...

AFL Acquires AFC Group

AFC will join the AFL family expanding the company’s global offering of solutions to the telecomm...

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