March, 12, 2019

Insights: The CABLExpress Wall Mount Bracket

This new bracket allows the user to deploy as little as 6 ports of LC, SC, ST, MTRJ, MTP or RJ45. Not everyone has the space, the need, or the budget for a larger wall mount enclosure. This is a perfect product for any customer, large or small!

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February, 25, 2019

Taking on 2019 Tech Trends

With 2019 in full swing, new trends in technology are making changes in our industry. These shifts could have major effects on data centers and data center managers. Knowing what's to come can help you plan ahead!

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February, 14, 2019

Don't Get Snagged, Use Slimline Boots!

Picture hearing this phrase yelled out in your data center or network closet: “Just find the other side of that cable and pull the whole thing out… and be careful not to disturb any of the other cables!” Did you just cringe when you read that? Yeah, me too. We all know that action is easier said than done!

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January, 27, 2019

The Race to 400G Ethernet Part 4

The final installment of a four-part series tracking the technology advancements in the move from 100G to 400G Ethernet speeds and its effects on structured cabling.

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January, 21, 2019

Why Consider Generation 6 or Generation 7 Fibre Channel Switches?

At CABLExpress, we work closely with organizations as they design their data center cabling and switching topologies. Over the past year, we’ve seen a significant increase in usage of Gen 6 and Gen 7 fibre channel switches. All indications show this trend is now carrying into 2019. These switches provide a number of advantages that make them a great investment.

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November, 02, 2018

New H+ Series Enclosures offer enhanced Ultra High Density features

The H+ Series Enclosures are a good example of customer feedback to make one of our products even better.

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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, 07, 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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