Category Archives: Cable Management Solutions

Power over Ethernet: What You Need to Know Today

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Authors: Roy Kusuma, Lead Product Engineer – Communications Products, General Cable & Matt Gentile, Product Manager – Datacom Products, General Cable
Power over Ethernet (PoE) technology has been quietly gaining traction in the market ever since its launch in 2003, especially in Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephony & IP Surveillance cameras.
Today’s PoE landscape has effectively split into two broad categories:
The … Read More »

Simplifying 10G to 40G Migrations with Panduit’s PanMPO™ Connector


Author: Tom Kovanic – Panduit Product Systems Manager, Fiber
The need for increased network bandwidth is growing at an unprecedented pace. Whether it is virtualized networks and cloud computing initiatives (to drive down operating expenses) or Wi-Fi accessibility to on-demand information and video, this unquenchable thirst for more data is challenging data centers to keep up.
These challenges are leading to a … Read More »

Earn BICSI Credits on Sept 16 with the Expert Webinar Series

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WESCO CSC’s Expert Webinar Series is the perfect opportunity for Data Communications professionals to earn BICSI credits, while enhancing their knowledge in the latest technologies. WESCO is the only data communications and security distributor that offers the chance to earn BICSI credits through a webinar format.
The next course, “The Future of Power over Ethernet (PoE) and Network Design … Read More »

Request Your Copy of the WESCO CSC 2014-15 Data Communications and Security Catalog


Click here to request your free catalog today!
The new WESCO CSC Data Communications and Security catalog is now available. With over 700 pages, more than 100 manufacturer’s product solutions, emerging technologies (such as DAS, PON and DCIM), and over 13,000 SKU’s, you will quickly see why WESCO CSC is your ONE Source for data communications, security and electrical … Read More »

BICSI releases new Electronic Safety & Security System Design Best Practices


The ANSI/BICSI-005-2013 was released recently to address the increasing complexity that cabling infrastructure has to address with both communication and security requirements. Essentially, the best practices provides security professionals with the requirements and recommendations of a structured cabling infrastructure needed to support today’s security systems. To learn more and stay up-to-date with today’s standards explore the new standards here!

Protect Racks with Security Doors from Cooper B-Line


Security in the physical layer is a huge concern today. When you need to secure your equipment in the rack, you can’t afford a “shut down”, and certainly don’t want to yank all your equipment out the rack to move it to a new cabinet. Here’s a cost-effective, labor saving solution from Cooper B-Line: rack security doors. These lockable doors easily … Read More »

Flip Through the Digital Edition of CSC’s 2012-2013 Catalog


So, you’ve got your printed copy of The Catalog 2012-13 in front of you (don’t have one,  click here), and you want to get more information on a specific product. What to do? It’s simple. Check out the online digital version of the catalog now!
The book includes all the easy to use indexes of our printed copy, plus you … Read More »

Pentair Technical Products Launches New Hoffman QUICK TRAY PRO™ Cable Tray


When I was a kid, I loved to go fishing with my Dad. I remember him letting me use his best fishing rod one day, and I was so excited…until the line snagged on a big tree branch. The rod fell into the river! For some reason, I remember this incident every time I snag anything – a new sweater, my … Read More »

F.A.S.T. Underfloor Cable Management System from Cooper B-Line


When I was coming into the building this morning, I had to veer around a truck that was parked inside the dock door of our Will Call area. They were loading up a truck with B-Line’s F.A.S.T. underfloor cable management system, as the contractor was headed out to the jobsite. I stopped to say “hey” to our visitor, and he was telling me that B-Line’s F.A.S.T. … Read More »

Legrand to Acquire Middle Atlantic Products


Hot off the press news, I just received this in my inbox! Legrand, North America (manufacturer of the industry leading product lines of Ortronics, OnQ and Wiremold) announced this morning that they will acquire Middle Atlantic Products, Inc., producer of AV solutions for commercial, residential, security and broadcast applications. This transaction should be finalized in mid-June. Read the … Read More »