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September 11, 2018
The Top 3 Obstacles Facing Data Center Managers

Today, Data Center (DC) managers are confronted with a number of challenges when obtaining successful data center management. The top three obstacles facing DC managers today are capacity management, power management and cooling requirements. Rob Jordan dives into each of these obstacles and how DC managers can work to overcome them. 

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August 15, 2018
Combining Brocade X-6 Director with Port Replication Enclosures

With proven high-performance and availability, Brocade's line of X-6 directors are the choice for the majority of large enterprise data centers that require increased capacity, greater throughput, and higher levels of reliability in their storage networks. Matched with port replication data center managers will find an effectively scaled and built high-density fiber infrastructure to meet data growth demands and handle more interconnects to servers and storage - all while maximizing rack space and ease of workability.

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August 7, 2018
Tips for determining transceiver and fiber cable selection

When trying to determine what transceivers and fiber cable to use in your installation, determining the speed needed and the distance of the fiber cable needs to run are critical factors that must be taken into account when making your decision. 

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June 25, 2018
4 Fiber Optic Cabling White Papers to Boost Your Network's Performance

Fiber optic cabling is a key part of the infrastructure that forms a solid foundation for your network. For this, and several other reasons, fiber optic cables prove to play an important role in your network’s performance. That’s why our team takes steps to help educate people about their cabling infrastructure and design in order to boost performance and reliability, and to achieve desired results.We hope that with this information, you will be better equipped to make decisions and take an effective approach to your cabling for your organization.

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May 21, 2018
Cables as a hot (sauce) topic at Dell Technologies World

What does virtual reality, McLaren cars, soccer, top golf and CABLExpess cables all have in common? All are elements that you may never think of as utilizing Dell's technology, but all were a part of the 2018 Dell Technologies World.

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April 19, 2018
Best Practices for Handling Fiber Optic Cabling

Did you know, fiber optic cables have glass in them? Much like a shipping box, fiber optic cables are well protected and must be handled with care. Here are some basic best practices for handling fiber optic cables.

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April 5, 2018
7 White Papers to Dramatically Improve Your Data Center Cabling

Cabling in the data center is a key component of your infrastructure. However, it can sometimes be overlooked or taken for granted. That can be a costly mistake causing a variety of problems. On the other hand, when you implement a smart, high-quality data center cabling design, you’ll see a variety of benefits. To help you achieve these benefits, our data center cabling architects and experienced industry experts have created a series of valuable white papers full of insights.

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March 22, 2018
Cabling for a Spine and Leaf Design in a Hyperconverged Data Center

The traditional, three-tier layout has been dominant for decades. However, a spine and leaf design removes a “hop” that allows for a myriad of benefits. It now becomes predictable, scalable and solves the east-west traffic problem. Learn why a spine and leaf design is right for you.

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March 6, 2018
What Problems Does a Multi-Path™ Solution Solve?

It’s been nearly a year since CABLExpress released and deployed its Multi-Path™ solution. The Multi-Path™ solution seeks to deliver a simple, effective fiber path and polarity system that effectively handles multiple paths, such as duplex or parallel signals, with no disruption or added cost. Now with hundreds of installations under our belt, the verdict is in: the Multi-Path solution has more than delivered on what it promised.

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February 13, 2018
The Evolution of Ethernet and Fibre Channel Structured Cabling in the Data Center

In this decade we have seen a shift in structured data center cabling from copper to fiber and a hybrid mix of both. It’s important to note that managing a hybrid connectivity data center is complex, but can be done effectively with a proper structured cabling solution.

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