March, 18, 2014

Insights from Jerry Bowman Interview

We had the pleasure of interviewing Jerry Bowman, the former President of BICSI.  He was kind enough to give us some time to share thoughts on his experience in the ITS industry. He was both interesting and insightful. You can view the full Jerry Bowman interview - just click here.

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March, 14, 2014

CABLExpress at DataCenter Dynamics (DCD) New York

This week we had the pleasure of exhibiting at DatacenterDynamics (DCD) in NewYork City. The event featured many experts and thought leaders in the data center world. It was a fantastic experience. We met a bunch of great people and had a ton of insightful conversations.

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March, 10, 2014

The Top 3 Reasons to Use Passive Optical Port Replication in Your Data Center

Fiber port replication is when a patch panel “mirrors” an active switch. This creates a direct relationship between the active switch and the passive fiber patch panel. This is a good thing for several reasons. We are going to share the top three reasons with you today.

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February, 25, 2014

2 Options to Help Save Space When Growing Your Data Center

Before you run out and purchase a sledgehammer and start knocking down walls to expand your facility, stop what you are doing and analyze your situation. There are simple steps that you can take to reduce congestion and make life easier with relatively little cost...

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February, 20, 2014

Fiber Optics: Ushering in a New Era of Digital Security

Could  fiber optic cables offer big breakthrough in data security? Recent research shows some promise in this area. The bonus is this technology could work over fiber optic cabling.

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February, 18, 2014

Fiber Optics Growth Accelerates in Latin America with Dominican Republics Project

In an effort to provide its constituents with a strong communications infrastructure, the government of the Dominican Republic recently announced a $61 million project that aims to expand the availability of fiber optics throughout the country.

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January, 23, 2014

Why Minimizing dB Loss in Fiber Cables is Important

Making the decision to install fiber optic cables into your data center is not enough to guarantee a successful transfer of data. Fiber optics are a great solution for providing efficiency and optimizing your equipment, but they need to be monitored to make sure they are working properly and distributing enough power.

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January, 13, 2014

Fiber Cable Performance Killers

So, you’ve decided to shun the Dark Fiber side of the force and revamp your data center’s cable system. Well done, young Padawon.  Now, fiber optic cables are a bit more fragile than their conventional coaxial predecessors, and are more susceptible to damage and power loss...

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December, 30, 2013

How Did My Fiber Cables get This Messy?

Perhaps the first time you noticed a tangled cable here or there in your data center, your blood pressure did not spike. But time goes by and before you know it you walk in and are greeted by a sight of “cable spaghetti,” or a mishmash of pertinent cords, you probably won’t lose that unnerving mental image any time soon.

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December, 26, 2013

Like It or NotYour Whole Network Relies on Cables

It's true. Your entire network's foundation is built on layer one.  As you continue to invest in the latest and greatest, it's best you remember your whole network relies on cables.

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