Category: Data Center Cabling

Siemon Expands MapIT G2 Automated Infrastructure Management System with the Highest-Performing TERA Solution

Watertown, CT — Siemon is pleased to expand its MapIT G2 Automated Infrastructure Management System with its fully shielded TERA solution.

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Case Study: In Little Venice, A Mews House Fit for Show – HiddenWires

This charming Little Venice Mews House in London underwent a no-expense-spared renovation that included a full Crestron home automation system. The finished project won its installer, ClearSphere, the Best Lighting System title at the recent Crestron …

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Small updates meet big data center requirements – TechTarget

IT leaders constantly dream up ways to meet data center requirements for performance and efficiency, but time and money always seem to quash grand plans.

Not all IT infrastructure projects require a large budget and lengthy schedule. These relatively inexpensive updates boost performance and reliability.

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Siemon 4U LightStack Optimizes High Density Data Centers

Siemon is pleased to announce a 4U version of its LightStack Ultra High Density Fiber System to house to 576 LC fibers or 3456 MTP fibers in just four rack units of space while ensuring superior port access, cable management and fast, seamless migration to advanced 40 and 100 gigabit applications.

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Microsoft Tackles Data Center Backup Power Efficiency at OCP Summit – eWeek

Microsoft contributed a server design, dubbed the Open CloudServer specification (OCS), that packs up to 23 commodity servers in a 12U chassis plus a JBOD, or ‘just a bunch of disks’, storage expansion option that streamlines network cabling and cuts power consumption. Now, with the group’s Open Compute Project Summit in San Jose, Calif., as a backdrop, Microsoft is revealing what’s next in store.

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Panduit HD Flex Fiber Cabling System: Built for Next-generation Density Demands

Panduit Corp., a leading global provider of data center solutions, today announced its new HD Flex™ Fiber Cabling System, engineered to provide the highest levels of density and serviceability for high-performance data centers. The system is purposely designed to enable organizations to easily scale up density and execute moves, adds and changes quickly and safely, without disrupting adjacent circuits. The system will debut at Cisco Live 2015, Jan. 26-30, in Milan, Italy.

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Tips to standardize your next data center move

The majority of processes occur in the same way — no matter the data center in question — he said: “How do you physically move servers, how do you track inventory, how do you power everything down?” A dependency mapping exercise — down … The fiber …

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Is It Time for the Data Center to See the Light? – EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet (blog)

Deployment of active optical cable (AOC) is on the rise in data center cabling and is expected to maintain an upward trajectory in the coming years. According to market research firm LightCounting, 10 GbE SFP+ AOCs now accounts for a quarter of the overall market, driven primarily by substantial growth in the data center over the past decade or so. Going forward, throughput exceeding 100 G and even 400 G, along with core switching interconnectivity, is expected to push today’s $100 million market to more than $260 million by the end of the decade.

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Data Center Design: Key Areas of Focus

From Google glasses to Nest thermostats to Fitbit wristbands and beyond, the Internet of Things is here to stay and will drastically shape our digital economy for many years to come.

According to Cisco, there will be more than 5 billion connected devices worldwide by 2020 – a tsunami of data that all flows through data centers.

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UC&C Depends on Network Infrastructure – No Jitter

For a UC&C system to be useful, it must be reliable. Why must this point be made? Isn’t it obvious? Of course, the UC&C system hardware itself must be properly configured and functioning. However, the complexity of the infrastructure that is used by the UC&C system often makes it difficult to determine the cause of a problem or to make sure that there aren’t problems lurking within the infrastructure.

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