The Berk-Tek Leviton Technologies alliance has formally announced its new integrated copper and fiber system solutions, utilizing both Leviton and Berk-Tek products and backed by comprehensive 3rd-party test results from Intertek Testing Services (ETL). Concurrently, the alliance also launched a new website, www.BerkTekLevitonTechnologies.com, which provides details about the systems, as well as warranty, sales and support information.
“The systems raise the bar in the industry for performance, reliability and innovation,” comments Dean Lipke, senior director of product management and marketing, Leviton Network Solutions. “Covering the entire gamut of applications, both backbone and horizontal, Berk-Tek Leviton Technologies offers an expansive suite that covers all customer network needs, resulting in the best return on infrastructure investment.”
As part of the alliance, there are ten copper and three enterprise fiber optic systems now available. The copper solutions range from a high-end Category 6A+ F/UTP system to Category 5e UTP systems. The fiber systems include high-speed, high bandwidth OM3/OM4 systems, and OS2 solutions for campus and long distance networks.
“Berk-Tek and Leviton’s engineering and marketing teams worked in sync to combine the best products and technologies into inclusive copper and fiber systems tailored for specific market applications,” explains Kris Lindley, director of channel sales and marketing, Berk-Tek. “The data sheets and specifications include system descriptions for all types of networks and applications, guaranteed system performance charts, product components and part numbers.”
In addition to field-installed systems, Berk-Tek Leviton Technologies offers pre-terminated fiber and copper solutions for the data center. The fiber systems are verified to exceed 40/100 GbE performance requirements by third-party testing labs.
“All of the margin guarantees are concisely detailed with charted test results demonstrating best-of-breed solutions for both copper and fiber networks,” adds Todd Harpel, director of business management, Berk-Tek. “We wanted to prove our performance through leading technology and innovation and the test results speak for themselves.”
Berk-Tek Leviton Technologies systems are now available in North America and to global customers. Both companies are mutually represented in the United States through local sales representative companies that provide customers with a complete network infrastructure solution. All Berk-Tek Leviton Technologies projects are backed by a limited lifetime warranty and supported through an integrated contractor program, notes the companies.