Cable Talk™ Blog

August 15, 2014
Multimode LC Duplex 40G Transceivers: Cabling 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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July 29, 2014
Skinny-Trunk Fiber Trunks Get Even Skinnier!

So what have we been up to at CABLExpress? We’ve been working on a product enhancement to our Skinny-Trunk fiber assemblies!

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July 26, 2014
The Importance and Benefits of Environmental Testing for Fiber Optic Assemblies

This is a fun Cable Talk video. In this episode JT talks about the importance and benefits of environmental testing fiber assemblies.

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July 25, 2014
Understanding Fiber Optic Cabling Standards: Free Whitepaper

In today's world of information technology and ever increasing speeds and demands on your network, it's more important than ever to understand fiber cabling standards. Having the right information and using it correctly can mean the difference between top performance and major headaches...

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July 24, 2014
The Making of High Quality Cables

Your organization relies on the IT team, your network, your data center, etc. to stay up and running on all cylinders. You have all kinds of important applications running. You have business operations and processes depending on your systems.  What is all of this build on? The physical layer. That's right. Layer one.

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July 7, 2014
Go On a Cable Diet and Get Rid of Unused Cabling

Reducing our cable clutter is good for your data center and your sanity. It's time to go on a cable diet and get a healthy cabling infrastructure.

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