(L to R) Patrick McLaughlin, Chief Editor, CI&M; Edouard Tabet, Director Engineering, Wirewerks
San Antonio, TX – September 12th, 2018 – Wirewerks, a leading manufacturer of network infrastructure solutions, announced today that its NextSTEP Technology fiber management system has been recognized by the judges of the annual Cabling Installation & Maintenance Innovators Awards program. The judging panel consisted of CI&M editors along with independent industry experts including cabling and communications system specifiers, designers, integrators and managers with vast industry experience.
Wirewerks’ NextSTEP Technology fiber management system earned a total of four individual Innovators Awards in this year’s competition, including a top-level Platinum Award, two Gold-level Awards and one Silver-level Award. NextSTEP Technology is a highly innovative system that represents the evolutionary next step in fiber management – the logical next step that combines fiber patching, distribution, splicing, splitter, DWDM, MPO, and 40/100GbE functionality into a fully integrated, modular, scalable management system for virtually any passive optical fiber networking application.
Jais Cohen, President of Wirewerks, commented, “We are extremely proud of the ingenuity and creativity found in NextSTEP’s industry-exclusive new features, and we are honoured to have our innovations recognized with four separate CI&M Innovators Awards. We believe that this recognition will be a meaningful differentiator for NextSTEP customers in our targeted Data Center, Enterprise LAN, and Broadband/MSO vertical markets.”
Alan Bergstein, publisher of Cabling Installation & Maintenance (cablinginstall.com) said, “This prestigious program allows Cabling Installation & Maintenance to celebrate and recognize the most innovative products and services in the structured cabling industry. Our 2018 Honorees are an outstanding example of companies who are making an impact in the industry.”
CI&M’s Innovators Awards are judged and scored using six evaluation criteria, including innovation, value to the user, sustainability, meeting a defined need, collaboration, and market impact.
The 2018 CI&M Innovators Awards Honorees are featured in the November Issue of Cabling Installation & Maintenance magazine as well as at http://www.cablinginstall.com.
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 (cablinginstall.com), 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 2018 Innovators Awards program: The Cabling Installation & Maintenance 2018 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 2018 Fall Conference in San Antonio, TX on Tuesday, September 11, 2018. Criteria used in the Innovators Awards ranking included: innovation, value, sustainability, collaboration, and impact.
About Wirewerks: Founded in 1991, Wirewerks is an industry-leading manufacturer of optical fiber and copper structured cabling systems. Built on core values of Quality, Innovation, and Integrity, Wirewerks is relentlessly customer-focused. From pre-sale project planning, to documentation and technical support, to custom product development, Wirewerks works closely with customers to deliver the best networking solutions and the best value in the industry today.
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