BICSI releases 12th edition of TDMM

The latest edition includes new information on data centers, network security, and network design. It remains the basis for the RCDD exam, and now for the RITP exam as well.

September 23, 2009 -- BICSI has released the 12th edition of the Telecommunications Distribution Methods Manual (TDMM), a reference manual that covers all areas of design through construction, installation and maintenance.

The 12th edition covers a wide range of topics including backbone and horizontal pathways, cabling and distribution, to data centers, bonding and grounding, testing and a variety of applications and environments.

The TDMM, 12th edition, will be the basis for the RCDD and RITP exams under the NxtGEN Program beginning in January 2010.

The TDMM now includes chapters that address electronic security, network design and data centers, reflecting the latest advances and the continued trend of IP convergence.

In addition, a new chapter tackles the unique requirements for working in health care facilities.

In a press release, David Labuskes, RCDD, NTS, OSP, said the changes, additions and deletions in the latest edition of the TDMM make it the most comprehensive reference for the ITS industry.

On the Web:
TDMM page on BICSI's website

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