Category Archives: Industry Resources

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:
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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 »

WESCO Security Advisor: IP and Mobile Technologies Abound

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Whether a commercial facility requires monitoring situations across the room or across the world, leading-edge IP solutions allow professionals to see more and make more informed decisions than ever. The WESCO Security Advisor e-newsletter shares news about some of the latest systems from WESCO CSC suppliers that support these functions—and more.
CLICK HERE to view the full … 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 »

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 »

Distributed Antenna Systems: Options and Best Practices

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The BICSI-accredited webcast is available on-demand. Click here.
Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS), also commonly referred to as In-Building Wireless, is a technology that has gathered steam for several years now. The strain on wireless networks has exploded as the demand for mobile data and video has dramatically increased. Connectivity everywhere has become the expectation. Guests, customers, residents, employees and … Read More »

Passive Optical Networks Explained

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CSC and Tellabs invite you to attend the Cabling Installation & Maintenance webinar on passive Optical LANs this Wednesday March 27, 2013 (1:00 PM EDT / 12:00 PM CDT / 10:00 AM PDT / 5:00 PM GMT). Register now! This webinar will be delivered by Jim Hayes, founder of The Fiber Optic Association (FOA), who is a proponent … Read More »

2012 Standards Watch – Project Review from Berk-Tek

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Sometimes I find myself plodding through a lot of technical “mumbo-jumbo” trying to figure out what standards have been passed/approved, which are being considered/reviewed and which are being left in the dust. I was excited to find this “Standards Watch”, published by Berk-Tek (a Nexans Company). It is a brief summary of all the cabling standards projects that were in … Read More »

The Advisor: New Quarterly Technology Report From CommScope

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If you’re looking for a quick resource to help you choose the right technology, leverage the value of network intelligence and manage energy more efficiently, I’ve found it! CommScope has launched the inaugural issue of their new quarterly report, “The Advisor“.  After discussing crucial issues we all face today, CommScope presents you with key questions to consider before making critical decisions.
While the … Read More »

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

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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 »