The MPO connector. Why is it used? How is it used? How do I integrate it into my current cabling plant? The MPO connector is now being used in commonly purchased optics and users need to know how to integrate it into their cabling plant. Data center fiber has been dominated by the LC connector for the past 15 years for both Ethernet and Fibre Channel alike. That, however, is changing.
It’s a wrap. Dell EMC World 2019 has come and gone. It was a nonstop collaboration of the leaders in Data Center Technology showcasing the latest technologies. These technologies and other advances will provide current and future data centers with the tools to reap greater benefits like never before.
Automation tools have been created to help effectively manage new and expanding technologies. Data center automation is defined as the process of managing and automating the workflow and processes of a data center facility.
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!
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!
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!
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.