Cabling industry round-up: The week's top 5 stories

May 6, 2016
This week's top trending stories from reflect a cross-section of the industry.
The week's top trending industry stories from are as follows:ACS Solutions acquires Gepco from General Cable -- When announcing the deal, General Cable described Gepco as “one of the most well-known and respected brands in the professional broadcast industry with an outstanding reputation for unsurpassed quality and performance.”Graybar imports industry veteran as new VP of sales -- Effective from March 21, Jeffrey Wanner has been appointed to the position of vice president, sales for the distributor.The Time Warner Cable mishap -- Shadowed by current news, this first-person tale of broadband installation services woe involves multiple dwellings, multiple technicians, mistaken connections, and a cut buried cable.Cabling Infrastructure Choice for 2.5 and 5GBASE-T over Copper (CI&M White Paper) -- This Panduit technology brief provides information on how to assess and mitigate existing brownfield Category 5e and 6 installations to determine if they can support 2.5 and 5GBASE-T.NEMA Type 1 wall-mount cabinet saves floor space -- With a right- or left-hinged locking back plate design that offers easy rear access to equipment and wiring, Siemon's new Wall Mount Cabinet is an EIA/ECA-310-compliant NEMA Type 1 enclosure ideally used as a mini telecommunications room or for remote network distribution and consolidation points in open, unprotected spaces such as warehouses, retail facilities and schools.

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