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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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August 15, 2014
Multi-mode LC Duplex 40G Transceivers: Considerations

Lots of people have questions about cabling up the new multimode 40Gb LC tranceivers. We have answered the call and done a Cable Talk video to help answer your questions.

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August 14, 2014
How Future Proof Cabling Solutions Mean Lower Total Cost of Ownership

Being concerned with lowest price this moment feels good. It’s simple. It’s clean. You see the numbers and it feels like a win. But are you truly reducing costs over the long haul? There’s a good chance you’re not.

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August 7, 2014
4 Big Benefits of Exceeding Cable Standards

When it comes to cabling infrastructures, people want to know about the cabling standards. People want to know the proper standards, specs, and requirements.  It is important to keep your network or data center running well under real world conditions.

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August 6, 2014
How Are Cabling Companies Like the 3 Little Pigs?

How are cable companies and implementing the right (or wrong) cabling solution like a children's story?  Just for a little fun let's look at the classic story of the Three Little Pigs.

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July 31, 2014
Cable Solutions: Total Cost of Ownership vs Purchase Price

Total cost of ownership of fiber optic structured cabling systems is more significant than most people realize. There are some key onsiderations to help understand this.

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