The 1996 Atlantic hurricane season was the first since 1965 in which every tropical cyclone attained tropical storm intensity. The season produced a total of 13 named storms and 9 hurricanes. The most intense hurricane, Edouard, was a powerful Cape Verde-type storm that affected portions of the Mid-Atlantic states and New England. A total of 6 major hurricanes formed during 1996 -- the highest number produced in a single Atlantic season since 1961.
Plan for Disaster Recovery(May 1996) -- By Kevin Considine, Cablesoft Inc. -- You can manage your networking system and components with cable management software by using its equipment, inventory or asset management capabilities to document and track inventory, warranties and maintenance contracts. You can document not only cable and connectivity, but also the entire infrastructure. You then have a disaster recovery tool in place by using the software's search-and-report capabilities. Read Full Article
1996 was a breakthrough year for Cabling Installation & Maintenance magazine. The average size of each issue increased substantially, permitting a broader range of topics to be covered. Several stories dealt with the first appearance of singlemode optical fiber in campus and even some specialized premises installations. By now the magazine was squarely focused on the cabling installer.
Cabling News Flashback – 1996: