Category Archives: Fiber Optic 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

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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 »

Category 5e Becoming Obsolete?

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According to CommScope, a significant change is on the way in how office buildings are cabled.  In a recent blog post by CommScope’s Allan Nielsen and Matias Peluffo, we learned that Category 5e cabling, which is used in many offices around the world, will be considered obsolete for new installations following a decision this month by the ISO/IEC … Read More »

Cabling Contractor Best Practice: The Impact of Termination Speed on Your Bottom Line

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Author: Brian Duval
Channel Marketing and Inside Sales Manager – Siemon
 
Read this article and complete the Brainiac Quiz at the end to enter for a chance to win a $25 VISA Gift Card!
As a network cabling contractor, you need to keep an eye on product costs.  When it comes to the cabling products you choose, you’re balancing your customer’s needs against what works … Read More »

Earn BICSI Credits: Expert Webinar Series on Aug 21

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WESCO CSC’s BICSI accredited Expert Webinar Series continues with another course for Data Communications professionals who want to enhance their knowledge in the latest technologies. WESCO is the only data communications and security distributor that provides opportunity to earn BICSI credits through a webinar format.
The next course, “Breaking New Ground in High-Density Data Centers: The Very Latest on … Read More »

Earn BICSI Credits: WESCO CSC Expert Webinar Series

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The Expert Webinar Series has returned! The newest course, “Killer Applications Require Killer Cabling: The Very Latest on Wi-Fi and Network Design,” will be held June 24, 10 – 11 a.m. (Central).  The presentation will be taught by Valerie Maguire, BSEE, Global Sales Engineer, The Siemon Company.
Attendees will gain a thorough understanding of the structured cabling implications of emerging and … Read More »

Stay Compliant! Upgrade Your Fiber Testers with Fluke Networks

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If your old fiber testers aren’t compliant, Fluke Networks is here to help! For a limited time, Fluke is offering cash when you trade in your old tester and upgrade to a Fluke Networks Versiv fiber tester. If you buy between May 12, 2014 and August 22, 2014, Fluke will pay you up to $1,000 for each old non-compliant cable … Read More »

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

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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 »

The Association for Passive Optical LAN Presents Technology Webinar December 11th

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As members of the Association for Passive Optical LAN (APOLAN), WESCO CSC was asked to extend an invitation to attend the Dec. 11th (11:00 a.m. EST) webinar “Passive Optical LAN Technologies – Ramping Up”. Register now for this intriguing event. Presenters will discuss how recent rapid passive optical LAN deployments have resulted in cost savings, energy savings, and turned floor … Read More »

CSC 2013 Expert Webinar Series Concludes with PON Presentation

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The extremely popular CSC expert webinar series will host its final 2013 BICSI accredited presentation of the year entitled “The Future of the Local Area Network: Passive Optical LAN,” sponsored by Tellabs. Register NOW!
Presented by Tellabs’ dynamic sales engineer, Sid Singh, this BICSI accredited course will focus on the design of Passive Optical LAN infrastructure, including the impact to the … Read More »