Tag: Cabling

Facebook’s Wedge: A novel approach to Top-of-Rack switches

The most recent device placed under the proverbial microscope is the Top-of-Rack (TOR) switch, which is an important component in current data – center design. The diagram in Figure A shows how using a TOR switch simplifies cabling to the rack.

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Choosing the Right Media Type

One of the frequent questions we hear from our customers has to do with choosing the right media type for their data center. On the surface, it would seem the answer is obvious: use copper between the servers and first tier of switches and use optical fiber everywhere else. Although you might find yourself nodding […]

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Copper makes a fight back in the data center – DatacenterDynamics

New uses of copper cabling are prolonging the life of technology in data centers, although fiber optic sales are growing faster, according to a market analysis from IHS. The report shows revenue from
data center cabling
in North America is expected to

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Preparing for the Industrial IP World Cup

The FIFA World Cup brings out the competitive instincts of sports fans across the globe. The strategies, styles, skills and depth of teams around the globe are tested and validated like no other sporting event. How much training and practice does it take to play at that elite level? If you have participated as a […]

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Wiley Announces Cabling: The Complete Guide to Copper and Fiber-Optic … – Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

Cabling : The Complete Guide to Copper and Fiber-Optic Networking, 5th Edition is a comprehensive resource packed with expert advice and best practices for implementing data center , local, access, metropolitan and wireless networks with data rates ranging from 100Mbps to 100Gbps using copper and fiber optic cabling.

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Data Center features modular, scalable design. – ThomasNet News (press release)

Standard design blocks are rated at 250 kW, but other densities are available. Forming working infrastructure, sub-modules include raised floor system, variety of rack options, cable raceway, power distribution, cabling , fire suppression, and lighting …

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10G to 40G Migration Using the PanMPO Connector

Historically, MPO connectors had to be ordered with the correct gender and polarity because they could not be changed in the field. The PanMPO connector changes that, allowing installers to change both polarity and gender quickly and easily, simplifying the migration to 40G Ethernet while maintaining standards compliance. Because of this, data center operators only […]

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45 Degree Angled Ethernet Cables Released by L-com – Busbyway

L-com, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, announced today that they will be offering 45 degree angled Cat5e and Cat6 Ethernet cables in both shielded and non-shielded versions. These cables compliment L-com’s existing 90 degree Ethernet cables, adding a professional look with efficiently organized cable exits.

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Selecting the Right Pathway for Your TR

Telecommunication rooms (TR) have long been used as critical consolidation points between backbone and horizontal cabling. Today, increasing lifecycle demands on modern facilities require architects, engineers, and contractors to provide facilities that adapt to the changing demands that building owners and IT personnel will require over the lifecycle of the building. Besides providing the critical […]

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Active optical cables sales outside the data center to reach $1.2B by 2019 … – LightWave Online (press release)

The market for active optical cables (AOCs) for non- data center applications will reach $1.2 billion by 2019, according to a new report from market research firm Communications Industry Researchers (CIR). Non- data center applications for AOCs include …

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