Transition Networks honored by Cabling Installation & Maintenance's 2016 Cabling Innovators Awards program

Sept. 15, 2016
Transition Networks honored with Silver Award in Cabling Installation & Maintenance's 2016 Cabling Innovators Awards program.

From L: Patrick McLaughlin, Chief Editor, Cabling Installation & Maintenance; Transition Networks' Kevin Harwell, Curt Carlson, Richard Buck; Alan Bergstein, Group Publisher, Cabling Installation & Maintenance

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Transition Networks, Inc., a provider of data network integration solutions, announced that it was recognized by the judges of the annual Cabling Installation & Maintenance Innovators Awards program at the BICSI Fall Conference & Exhibition. The judging panel consisted of cabling and communications system specifiers, designers, integrators and managers with vast professional experience.

Transition Networks was honored with a silver-level award for its networking integration solutions and configuration services. These solutions were used to develop intelligent camera-based parking guidance systems by incorporating its hardened Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) switches and serial device servers. The silver-level award recognizes a very good innovation that resulted in not just incremental improvement, but in marked improvement over previous methods employed, approaches taken, or products/systems used.

“We are privileged to be among the companies honored by Cabling Installation & Maintenance,” said Tony LeFebvre, Director of Product Management for Transition Networks. “Ethernet may be the only technology that has been on the market for decades and is still growing into new applications. We’re pleased to see this innovative intelligent camera-based parking guidance system Ethernet application recognized as part of the program.”

Transition Networks is currently showcasing a range of products designed to help companies extend the life of their existing network cabling infrastructure – from fiber optics to coax cable – at the 2016 BICSI Fall Conference and Exhibition taking place in San Antonio, TX, from September 11-15. The company is in booth #516.

Alan Bergstein, publisher of Cabling Installation & Maintenance (, said, "This prestigious program allows Cabling Installation & Maintenance to celebrate and recognize the most innovative products and services in the structured cabling industry. Our 2016 Honorees are an outstanding example of companies who are making an impact in the industry."

The Innovators Awards are judged based on the following criteria:

Value to the User
Meeting a Defined Need

The 2016 Cabling Installation & Maintenance Innovators Awards Honorees are featured in the October Issue of Cabling Installation & Maintenance magazine as well as on

About Cabling Installation & Maintenance

Published since 1993, Cabling Installation & Maintenance has provided practical information to professionals responsible for the specification, design, installation and management of structured cabling systems in enterprises, data centers and campuses. Cabling Installation & Maintenance's magazine, website (, email newsletters and webcasts help cabling professionals improve day-to-day operations and enable strategic planning for their networks’ optimum long-term performance.

About The Cabling Installation & Maintenance 2016 Innovators Awards program

The Cabling Installation & Maintenance 2016 Innovators Awards program reviews and recognizes the most-innovative applications of cabling and communications technology products and systems within the structured cabling industry. Platinum, Gold and Silver Honorees were announced at BICSI's 2016 Fall Conference in San Antonio on Monday, September 12, 2016. Criteria used in the Innovators Awards ranking included: innovation, value, sustainability, collaboration, and impact.

About Transition Networks, Inc.

Transition Networks, Inc. is an industry leader with over 25 years of experience designing data network integration products that deliver the bandwidth, distance, and security demanded by today’s networks while future proofing for tomorrow. Offering support for multiple protocols, any interface, and a multitude of hardware platforms, including Hardened Ethernet, Carrier Ethernet, CWDM, 1G/10G Ethernet, SFPs, PoE and PoE+, Transition Networks gives you the power to deliver and manage traffic reliably in any data network – in any application – in any environment. Based in Minneapolis, Transition Networks distributes hardware-based connectivity solutions exclusively through a network of resellers in 50 countries. Transition Networks is a Communications Systems, Inc. company (NASDAQ: JCS). For more information, visit us at

Statements regarding the Company's anticipated performance in 2016 are forward-looking and involve risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to: competitive products and other factors discussed from time to time in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Company Contact:
Transition Networks
Stacy May, (952) 996-1582
[email protected]
Editorial Contact:
The David James Agency
David Rodewald, (805) 494-9508
[email protected]

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