Swiss structured cabling firm R&M brings Cat 6A to the Middle East

May 10, 2010
The Middle East is considered a key market for the company, where R&M says it is among the top three players in the data center structured cabling field.

In a product launch held at the Intercontinental Abu Dhabi, Swiss structured cabling specialist Reichle & De-Massari (R&M) unveiled its Cat 6A connector; the event marked the introduction of Cat 6A copper cabling connectivity in the Middle East.

R&M will continue holding a series of dedicated product launches across the region, introducing its Cat 6A solutions to partners and customers in Amman (May 11), Kuwait City (May 13th) and Riyadh (May 24th).

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R&M says its "installation-friendly" Cat. 6A connector is compliant with the latest ISO/IEC specifications for shielded cabling in high performance data networks, and provides outstanding performance for signal transmission, plus headroom for demanding applications in the 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10 Gb/s) range.

Jean Pierre Labry, Managing Director of R&M Middle East & Africa comments, “R&M’s Cat. 6A signifies a real breakthrough for data networks by enabling maximum performance and reliability. Any future proof network should begin with compliant ISO/IEC Cat 6A as it allows for future network capacity and reserves for bandwidth even beyond today’s speeds and standards.”

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“Our recent event in Abu Dhabi ushered in the era of Cat 6A in the Middle East,” added Labry.

The Middle East is considered a key market for the company, where R&M says it is among the top three players in the structured cabling field.

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SOURCE: Al Bawaba (Saudi Arabia)

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