Real-world concerns: The week's top stories

Panduit says PoE standards are overly conservative; in real world, bigger bundles are practical; 802.11ac -based sniffer/injector allows law enforcement to target and monitor Wi-Fi communications; Category 6A UTP outside plant cable targest harsh OSP; More.

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Here's the top 5 trending industry news stories from the past week, as compiled by Cabling Installation & Maintenance magazine and CablingInstall.com.

Panduit: PoE standards are overly conservative; in real world, bigger bundles are practical

Results of testing conducted at Panduit labs indicate that today’s cabling standards governing Power over Ethernet are overly conservative, Panduit recently announced.

802.11ac -based sniffer/injector allows law enforcement to target and monitor Wi-Fi communications

Intelligraphics lauched its IGX Bloodhound Sniffer/Injector For 802.11AC.

Category 6A UTP outside plant cable

General Cable recently introduced a Category 6A UTP cable to its GenSpeed outside plant (OSP) product line.

Get a free 5 GHz wireless standards reference poster

Handy guide is from iBwave.

CommScope authorizes 8 initial partners for In-Building Wireless program launch

To earn the company's In-building Wireless Sales Specialist authorization, North American installer partners of CommScope SYSTIMAX or UNIPRISE cabling solutions must complete a training program.

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