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November 21, 2014
Your Fiber Optic Cabling Is a Critical Network Component

Next time you are talking to an IT professional, ask him the following question. What are the critical components of your network? Then listen to what he or she says...Time to change our thinking.

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November 12, 2014
CABLExpress at AFCOM Conference in Columbus, Ohio

CABLExpress attended AFCOM in Columbus, Ohio. And we’re glad we did. We had some of our cabling experts at the event to meet people and talk about how the proper approach to cabling can help your network or data center.

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November 12, 2014
Structured Cabling Helps Healthcare Organization Achieve Success

Structured cabling properly implemented is incredibly useful. It enables and empowers the IT team and the organization in so many ways. This applies to all kinds of organizations, including healthcare.

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225 Terabit per Second Fiber Optic Cable? Apparently So.

Want to transmit the whole internet worth of data over a single fiber optic glass strand? Thanks to some some ambitious researchers, today that is a possibility. It sounds unbelievable, but it’s true.

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November 5, 2014
3 Helpful Videos About Data Center Cabling Design

In the past few years, many new data centers have been built and even more retro-fitted. This offers an opportunity to “make things right” from a cabling perspective.

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October 23, 2014
The Sensibility of Structured Cabling

Simple word associations show us the difference between structured and point-to-point cabling systems.  What is the sensible approach?

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October 9, 2014
7 Great Structured Cabling Resources

The world of information technology is evolving based around continuous advancement and business needs. This means cabling infrastructures need to evolve, too...

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October 3, 2014
How Fiber Optic Cables Can Protect Your Crucial IT Investments

The phrase “only as strong as the weakest link” is very appropriate. If you are buying cables based on cost you are probably adding weak links into your infrastructure.

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September 19, 2014
Warning: Shrinking Loss Budgets Ahead

If you are concerned about your network's performance, you need to be concerned about shrinking loss budgets and the performance of your fiber optic cables.

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September 16, 2014
5 "Keep It Simple" Rules When Installing Fiber Optic Cables

Deploying  fiber optic cables can be daunting to some. Just uttering the words “fiber optic” makes some people nervous.  No need for that, if you are going to install fiber optic cables you need to stick to a few basic ground rules and you will be fine!

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