Cable Talk™ Blog

September 16, 2014
Keep It Simple 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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September 8, 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 5, 2014
10 Helpful Videos for Fiber Optic Cable Performance & Care

Why should you be concerned about the care of your fiber optic cables in your network?

The fiber optic cables in your network are vital. How vital? Think about this for a moment.

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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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