February, 13, 2018

The Evolution of Ethernet and Fibre Channel Structured Cabling in the Data Center

In this decade we have seen a shift in structured data center cabling from copper to fiber and a hybrid mix of both. It’s important to note that managing a hybrid connectivity data center is complex, but can be done effectively with a proper structured cabling solution.

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October, 05, 2015

5 Reasons Why IT Professionals Choose Fiber Optic Cables Instead of Copper

When assessing which type of network cable you want to install, which type should you go with? Copper has some advantages, including the fact that it already exists in many places and is less expensive to connect network devices. But while fiber optic cables are more expensive, there are several advantages that make it a more enticing cable infrastructure solution than its copper counterpart.

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April, 09, 2014

Reduce Cable Congestion in Your Data Center with These Handy Products

In many cases data center space comes at a premium. Cabling can get pretty congested. But it doesn't have to be. There are some handy products to help you use space better in the data center.

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April, 04, 2014

Great Things From the Garages of America

I was watching TV the other night and I saw this Cadillac commercial that really caught my attention. It asked what did the Wright Brothers, Amazon, Hewlett-Packard, Disney, Mattel and the Ramones have in common? They all came out of a garage – the point being that you never know what American greatness can come from such humble beginnings!

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March, 26, 2014

Importance of Port Replication in Structured Cabling Environment (with 2 minute Video)

Port replication is an important and highly effective structured cabling tactic. With that in mind, we have put together a two minute video to help explain what port replication is and why it’s important. 

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March, 24, 2014

What is Structured Cabling? (and Why You Should Care)

In the cable world the term structured cabling gets thrown around often.  People say it like a buzzword, but what does it really mean?  What exactly is structured cabling? And why should you care?

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March, 18, 2014

Insights from Jerry Bowman Interview

We had the pleasure of interviewing Jerry Bowman, the former President of BICSI.  He was kind enough to give us some time to share thoughts on his experience in the ITS industry. He was both interesting and insightful. You can view the full Jerry Bowman interview - just click here.

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March, 14, 2014

CABLExpress at DataCenter Dynamics (DCD) New York

This week we had the pleasure of exhibiting at DatacenterDynamics (DCD) in NewYork City. The event featured many experts and thought leaders in the data center world. It was a fantastic experience. We met a bunch of great people and had a ton of insightful conversations.

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March, 10, 2014

The Top 3 Reasons to Use Passive Optical Port Replication in Your Data Center

Fiber port replication is when a patch panel “mirrors” an active switch. This creates a direct relationship between the active switch and the passive fiber patch panel. This is a good thing for several reasons. We are going to share the top three reasons with you today.

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February, 25, 2014

2 Options to Help Save Space When Growing Your Data Center

Before you run out and purchase a sledgehammer and start knocking down walls to expand your facility, stop what you are doing and analyze your situation. There are simple steps that you can take to reduce congestion and make life easier with relatively little cost...

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